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Rolf Kruger is certified by the State Bar of California as a legal specialist in the area of family law and is a named partner of the firm. 

 Because of the firm's commitment to excellence, the firm has been awarded the highest rating available to lawyers: Martindale-Hubbell-AV-Pre-eminent Status. Further, Mr. Kruger was named for the past 6 years in a row a SuperLawyer™ for Northern California which is a distinction reserved for the top 5% of attorneys in California. In 2014, he was ranked by Reuters in the TOP 100 of all attorneys in California over all practice areas.  He was appointed by the Board of Governors for the California State Bar as a Commissioner for the Family Law Advisory Commission (FLAC) in 2010. In 2012, he became vice chair of FLAC and in 2013, he became the chair. He remains as chair of the board in 2014.   Further, in 2014, while a member of FLAC, he was also become a member of CBLS (California Board for Legal Specialization) for the California State Bar.

An attorney and professional mediator in complex financial and custody matters, Mr. Kruger has specialized in high-asset cases, representing venture capitalists, business owners, CEOs and other executives of domestic and international companies, along with their respective spouses. Mr. Kruger’s proactive approach is to seek solutions that add value not only to the client but also to the community estate and the client’s business interests long term.

A member of the State Bar of California, Mr. Kruger also belongs to the Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and Palo Alto Bar Associations and serves regularly as a judge pro tem for the Santa Clara County Superior Court. He also serves on the Santa Clara County Family Law Section Legislative Committee.

Mr. Kruger graduated from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon in 1994,  earning High Honors in multiple courses. While attending law school, he also earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the university's Center for Dispute Resolution at the College of Law, rated among the top five programs of its kind in the country by U.S. News and World Report.

Mr. Kruger received his Bachelor of Science in finance in commerce from Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business. While attending SCU, he was recognized by the international honor society Beta Gamma Sigma.

He was president of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity during law school and chaired the Theta Chi Fraternity Alumni Committee at Santa Clara University. His interests include aiki-jujutsu, kenpo, kyusho-jutsu a and traveling. 

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Languages spoken: German

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Family: 50%



Hourly ($495-550/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP

120 Santa Margarita Ave
Suite B
Menlo Park, CA, 94025

Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP

2010 Crow Canyon Place
Suite 170
San Ramon, CA, 94583



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Top 100 AttorneyReuters SuperLawyers2014
Top 5%SuperLawyers2014
Chair Family Law Advisor CommissionState Bar of California2013
Super Lawyer 2013 Top 5%SuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super Lawyer 2011 - top 5% of peer groupSuperLawyers2012
Certified Family Law SpecialistState Bar of California2010
Super Lawyers 2010 - peer review top 5%SuperLawyers2010
Super Lawyer - top 5% by peer reviewSuperLawyers2009
Santa Clara Superior Court appreciation awardSanta Clara County Pro tem Judge2006
High paper Payment SystemsWillamette College of Law1994
High Paper - EvidenceWillamette College of Law1992
Geta Gamma Sigma HonorsBeta Gamma Sigma1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFlicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP2001 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMember2009 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAppointed to Family Law Advisory Commission2009 - Present
Palo Alto Area Bar AssociationCommitte Chair2007 - Present
Palo Alto Bar AssociationCommittee Chair2006 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2004 - Present
Collaborative Practice Silicon ValleyCommittee member2004 - Present
San Mateo Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Santa Clara Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1995 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Certified Specialist examCertified Specialist Exam - essay writer and grader2013
Family Law Certification TestFamily Law Certification Test - writer2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette Univeristy, College of LawN/ACertificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution1994
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Santa Clara UniversityFinance in CommerceBS - Bachelor of Science1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Palo Alto Bar Association - Panel on Private JudgingPrivate Judging in the law today2010
KAWL 91.7 FM "Know your Legal Rights"Legal Rights in Divorce2009
Palo Alto Bar Association functionsFamily Law discussionsN/A