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Lauren D. Cirlin is certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in Family Law. She joined Viola Law Firm P.C. as an Associate Attorney in 2008.  Ms. Cirlin has practiced family law exclusively throughout her legal career.  Ms. Cirlin has also worked on highly contested dissolution cases including those matters involving complex marital property issues and related business litigation.  She has experience handling all aspects of family law litigation, including child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, property division, and domestic violence.

While attending law school at the University of San Francisco, Ms. Cirlin was instrumental in founding the USF Family Law Association.  The Association's primary focus is informing its members in current issues facing local family law attorneys and parties, including recent developments in the law and legal community. She served as co-president of the foundation and was actively involved in organizing programs and sustaining membership.  Under her leadership, the Family Law Association developed into an established campus organization and has continued to grow. 


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  1. Family: 100%


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Viola Law Firm P.C.

441 1st Avenue
San Mateo, CA, 94401-3202


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office Of Travis Whitfield2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Mateo County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - Los AngelesN/AOther - BachelorsN/A