I am a 6th year Partner and a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) at Walnut Creek Family Law Center. I have experience in family law, civil litigation, and criminal law. I attended California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo where I graduated with a degree of co-majors in English and Political Science.
I then attended law school at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, graduating with honors and an emphasis in Trial Litigation. I represent clients in all aspects of conventional family law matters, as well as dissolution of same sex marriages and of Registered Domestic Partnerships.
I have the unique ability to work closely with his clients on a personal level, ensuring that the clients' have a access to an attorney during business hours or within a short time of their contact if he is in court.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Thomson Reuters||2019|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Certified Specialist - Family Law||State Bar of California||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|President||WALNUT CREK FAMILY LAW CENTER||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Lambda Legal||LGBT Divorce||2015|
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