Michael Charles Schwerin

Michael Charles Schwerin

Divorce / Separation Lawyer
San Jose, CA




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About Me

I have been practicing law for 26 years, most of that doing family law/divorce cases.  Prior to becoming a lawyer I was an accountant/financial analyst at the First National Bank of Chicago.  My bachelor's degree is in accounting and my MBA is in finance.  I passed the Illinois CPA exam in 1981.  I understand the numbers and other than children issues, most divorce cases are about the numbers (...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Hourly ($1-$350/hour)

Client Reviews

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Ethical and Effective

Posted by: a Divorce client 11 months ago.

Mike helped me navigate a divorce. The issues in the case were primarily financial, so I was very confident in Mike's abilities and advice in this...

Great Advocate who listens and gives you realistic expectations of your case.

Posted by: Matthew about 1 year ago.

I hired Michael to represent me on a child support adjustment case. At first I tried to represent myself, but the other attorney tried to draw...
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John M O'Brien
John O'Brien

Sacramento, CA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the...
Hovanes Margarian
Hovanes Margarian

Glendale, CA

7 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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1988 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1988 – present

Schwerin & Sumcad Law Offices


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1988 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Santa Clara University School of Law


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1994 Wiley P Manuel Award for Pro Bono Services

State Bar of California


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1985- present

Illinois CPA Society

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2013 California Spousal Support Basics

AVVO Legal Guides

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Spousal Support and Immigration - The I-864

at Spousal Support and Immigration - The I-864

2011 Immigration Law and Divorce

at Immigration Law and Divorce

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