I'm a certified family law specialist and have run my family law practice since 2005. You can find reviews about me here: http://www.yelp.com/biz/law-offices-of-deborah-dubroff-oakland-2
After many years in public health (in epidemiology and law), I switched to family law. I found it provided me with the ability to deeply connect with clients and help them when they found themselves in turmoil. While it can be stressful work, the deep meaning it affords completely balances out any negative aspects.
I've been interviewed for my experience handling pet custody issues on KPIX television news and in the East Bay Express.
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Deborah is not only sharp and quick-witted, she is also well-respected by the judges and her fellow family law attorneys. We often refer clients to Deborah and know that they will be well taken care of. I highly endorse Deborah and her firm.
Alice Cheng Child custody Attorney
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Deborah is awesome. We worked together on several cases (all of which settled) and she is one of my go-to people when I have a question or need a second opinion. She gives you information straight-up. No sugar coating, and no fluff. I love that. She's reasonable, but tough. Perfect balance. I highly recommend.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Wiley Manuel Award for Pro Bono Services||State Bar of California||2007|
|Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services||State Bar of California||2006|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Award||UC Davis||1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Alameda County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Family Law Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|Alameda County Family Law Association||Former Chair||2011 - 2014|
|Alameda County Family Law Association||Former Treasurer||2008 - 2011|
|University of California at Davis School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1996|
|University of California - Berkeley||Communications||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|
|VLSC||The Role of Pro Bono Activities in a New Practice||2006|