Matthew J. Jensen is an experienced family law and trial attorney. He has also... more
Matthew J. Jensen is an experienced family law and trial attorney. He has also handled business, real estate, employment, and personal injury litigation matters and defended municipalities. Mr. Jensen earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Wabash College and his juris doctor from the Santa Clara University School of Law. During law school, he was a judicial extern for Justice Pa... view profile
I volunteer as a temporary judge in the courts hearing family law cases, serve as a... more
I volunteer as a temporary judge in the courts hearing family law cases, serve as a mediator and arbitrator for the courts in family law cases on their alternate dispute resolution panel, assist victims in their domestic violence restraining order cases, and volunteer as a mediator with the Palo Alto Mediation Program.I have done speaking engagements to the local bar association and to other gr... view profile
I am a lawyerlicensed to practice as such before allCalifornia Courts. I have been... more
I am a lawyerlicensed to practice as such before allCalifornia Courts. I have been practicing law in Santa Clara County since 1974. I am a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law. My practice is dedicated exclusively to family law matters within Santa Clara County. Since 1984, I have been certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California as a Cert... view profile
Super Lawyer for the last three years with an av rating from Martindale-Hubbell in... more
Super Lawyer for the last three years with an av rating from Martindale-Hubbell in 2012. I specialize in family law focusing on collaborative, mediation, and if all else fails litigation. I teach family law at DeAnza College in Cupertino and I have been a pro-tem in the Santa Clara County Superior Court Family Court Division for at least 15 years.
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.