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Magdalena Chattopadhya

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Domestic Violence, Family, Mediation

About Me

Languages Spoken: Polish, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Child Custody: 22%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 22%
  3. Domestic Violence: 20%
  4. Child Support: 20%
  5. Other: 16%
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Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Benjamin Aguilar

    Magdalena is a well-respected and a tenacious advocate for her client. Known by many for her superb communication and reasoning ability. I would have no hesitation referring cases to Magdalena. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Benjamin Aguilar Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Amy Yiting Hsiao

    Magdalena is a wonderful attorney who always has her clients' best interest at heart. She goes above and beyond to advocate for her clients. I highly recommend her!

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    Amy Hsiao Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Magdalena Law Group

300 S. First Street
Suite 228
San Jose, CA, 95113

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201205/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Nation's Top One PercentThe National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Clients' Choice AwardAvvo2014
Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute DiplomaNational Institute for Trial Advocacy and American Bar Association Section of Family Law2014
Certificate of Completion / Barristers Leadership ProgramSanta Clara County Bar Association2013
Award for Academic ExcellenceCalifornia Western School of Law2012
Public Service Honors Society AwardCalifornia Western School of Law2011
Cert. of Adv. Mediation Training & Field Experience (50 hours)California Western School of Law2011
Certificate of AppreciationAmerican Bar Association2011
Mediation Certificate (42 hours of training)University of La Verne2010
Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children CertificateCASA for Riverside County, Inc.2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMagdalena Law Group2013 - Present
Litigation AssistantFenwick & West2012 - 2013
Judicial ExternUnited States District Court for the Southern District of California2012 - 2012
Legal InternRobbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP2011 - 2011
Small Claims Court MediatorNorth County Lifeline at the California Superior Court, County of San Diego2011 - 2011
VolunteerNeighborhood Legal Services at the California Superior Court, County of Los Angeles2009 - 2010
Court Appointed Special Advocate for ChildrenCASA for Riverside County2009 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Family Law CommitteeVice-Chair of the Family Law Committee2014 - Present
Santa Clara County Psychological AssociationAssociate Member2014 - Present
American Bar Association Family Law Section, Young Lawyers CommitteeMember2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2014 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Domestic Violence CommitteeMember2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2013 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Women Lawyers of Alameda CountyMember2013 - 2013
Marin County Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2013
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Lawyers Club of San DiegoMember2012 - 2013
California Western School of LawAlumni Board Regional Director2012 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2012 - Present
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember2012 - 2014
The Association of Polish American AttorneysMember2012 - 2013
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember2012 - Present
Alameda County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
California Women LawyersMember2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectionVice Chair, Product Liability and Consumer Law2011 - 2012
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationStudent Member2010 - 2012
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Student Division9th Circuit Lieutenant Governor2010 - 2011
American Bar Association, Law Student DivisionMember2009 - 2012
American Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawN/AJuris Doctor2012