Marisa C. San Filippo is a a Certified Family Law Specialist and Partner in the firm's Family Law Department. Ms. San Filippo handles a wide variety of cases, bringing her tenacity and knowledge to each matter, including: dissolution, legal separation, property characterization and division, child custody and visitation, pre-marital agreements, child and spousal support, paternity matters, domestic partnerships, and complex, high-asset matters. Ms. San Filippo has recent experience with cases involving valuation of business and partnership interests, goodwill, and stock options.
Ms. San Filippo is a member of the State Bar of California Bar Association, and the San Mateo County and the Santa Clara County Bar Associations.
Ms. San Filippo earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Francisco School of Law in May 2008. She also graduated as a member of the McAuliffe Honor Society. While in law school, Ms. San Filippo was a member of the University of San Francisco Law Review and published her comment on real estate valuation in the marital dissolution context in the fall of 2007. She received a CALI Award for Excellence in Family Law in spring 2007 and an award for Best Brief for Moot Court in spring 2006.
Ms. San Filippo has volunteered her time by handling pro bono cases through the Legal Aid Society’s Domestic Violence Collaborative.
Prior to joining Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP as an associate, Ms. San Filippo spent the summers after her first and second years of law school with the firm as a law clerk.
Ms. San Filippo earned her B.A. in History from the University of California, Berkeley with high honors. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Northern California Super Lawyers||2016|
|Certified Specialist - Family Law||The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization||2016|
|Rising Star||Northern California Super Lawyers||2015|
|McAuliffe Honor Society||University of San Francisco SOL||2008|
|CALI Award for Excellence in Family Law||Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction||2007|
|Best Brief - Moot Court||University of San Francisco SOL||2006|
|Partner||Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP||2016 - Present|
|Senior Associate||Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP||2014 - 2016|
|Associate||Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP||2008 - 2014|
|Law Clerk||Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|San Mateo County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Santa Clara County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2008 - Present|
|San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Palo Alto Area Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Co-chair||N/A|
|University of San Francisco School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor, Cum Laude||2008|
|University of California - Berkeley||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts, High Honors||2005|
|Bay Area Legal Forum Spring 2014 Annual Seminar||Declarations of Disclosure||2014|