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I am a lawyer licensed to practice as such before all California 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 Certified Specialist in Family Law. I have continuously maintained an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell since the early 1980s.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Alimony: 20%
  4. Divorce: 20%



Hourly ($250-475/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Hugh. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • John Simon Yohanan

    Several years ago Hugh was my opposing attorney in a divorce proceeding. I was, and continue to be, impressed by his knowledge of the law and dedication to his clients. I highly recommend Hugh.


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Contact info

Jackson & Efting

438 S Murphy Ave
Sunnyvale, CA, 94086-6114


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV ratedMatindale Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2006
Super lawyerSuperLawyers2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
FounderJackson & Efting1978 - Present
LawyerJones & Burris1972 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sunnyvale Cupertino Bar Associationmember1985 - Present
Association of Certified Family Law Specialistsmember1984 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Sectionmember1982 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Associationmember1975 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
San Jose State UniversityN/AOther - BachelorsN/A