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A knowledgeable and experienced attorney handling all aspects of Family Law, Child Custody, Support, Divorce, and Juvenile Law across Northern California. 

Her dedication and insight into Child Custody and Family Law matters have ensured her clients good representation and direction in some of the most contentious and difficult cases in all 9 Bay Area Counties and beyond.

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Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 30%
    10 years, 153 cases
  2. Divorce: 20%
    10 years, 151 cases
  3. Family: 20%
    10 years, 250 cases
  4. Child Support: 15%
    10 years, 146 cases
  5. Domestic Violence: 15%
    10 years, 89 cases



Hourly ($225-350/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Bradford Weston III

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Lauser is smart, friendly and dedicated to her clients and the practice of law. If you need a family law attorney in Martinez then she is your go to person.


    Bradford Weston Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Dorinda Jo Myers

    When you, or a loved one, find themselves in need of a family law attorney it is important to retain someone who is both competent and compassionate. Ms. Lauser is well respected in the legal community because she is just that.


    Dorinda Myers Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of M. Pamela Lauser

P.Box 3106
Antioch, CA, 94531


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Moderate Means Service AwardContra Costa County Bar Association2010
Who's WhoStrathmore's2010
Moderate Means Service AwardContra Costa County Bar Association2009
Moderate Means Service AwardContra Costa County Bar Association2008
Moderate Means Service AwardContra Costa County Bar Association2007
Certificate of Distinction in Public Interest LawGolden Gate University School of Law2003
Certificate of Distinction in LitigationGolden Gate University School of Law2003
Witkin Award in Family LawGolden Gate University School of Law2002
Witkin Award in Criminal LawGolden Gate University School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of M. Pamela Lauser2006 - Present
Summer Law InternSan Francisco District Attorney's Office2002 - 2002
Legal Assistant, Certified Law StudentLaw Office of Albert J. Turnbaugh2000 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cherokee Nation Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
CA Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2006 - Present
CCCBA, Family Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hague Convention Move-AwayKept the child in the United States and safe from parental kidnapping.
Juvenile Dependency ActionSuccessfully defended the parents and protected the child from Dependency
Falsely Accused FatherSuccessfully defended client
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Court of Appeal, 1st Appellate District, Division 5In re Ashton R.2012
JFK University Law School MonthlyMediation in Family Law2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawInternational LawLL.M - Master of Laws2007
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of PhoenixBusiness ManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
International Law LLM ConferenceHistory of Women in the Law2005