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Melinda Anne Sammis

Family Attorney at Greenbrae, CA

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  • Licensed for 24 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1999
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MELINDA SAMMIS SPECIALIZES IN COMPLEX DIVORCE, INCLUDING MEDIATION CONSULTING, NEGOTIATION AND LITIGATION AS WELL AS THE DRAFTING OF PRENUPTIAL AND POSTMARITAL AGREEMENTS AND COHABITATION AGREEMENTS.

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Sammis Family Law
336 Bon Air Center #139
Greenbrae, CA, 94904

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AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Sammis Family Law
  • 2021 - Present
  • Judge in Mediation National Competition
  • American Bar Association (Aba)
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Partner
  • Blacker, Sammis and Blacker
  • 2009 - 2021
  • Associate
  • Law Offices of Nordin Blacker
  • 1999 - 2009
  • Family Law Clerk
  • San Francisco Superior Court
  • 1997 - 1997
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Education

  • UC Hastings COL
  • law
  • 1999
  • Smith Coll
  • undergraduate
  • 1996

Associations

  • San Francisco Superior Court
  • Volunteer Attorney - Judge Pro Tem
  • 2010 - Present
  • San Francisco Superior Court
  • Volunteer Attorney - Settlement Master
  • 2008 - Present
  • State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Certified Specialist in Family Law
  • 2008 - Present
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Family Law Section of California Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Volunteer Legal Services of San Francisco
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 1999 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Screen Actors Guild
  • Member (currently inactive)
  • 1990 - Present
  • American Federatio nof Television and Radio Arts (AFTRA)
  • Member (inactive)
  • 1985 - Present
  • State Bar of California, Executive Committee of the Family Law Section
  • Co-chair of San Francisco Standing Committee
  • 2010 - 2013
  • Legal Aid Society of Marin
  • Volunteer
  • 1995 - 1995
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Specialist - Family Law since 2008
  • State Bar of California
  • 2012
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services
  • State Bar of California
  • 2003
  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Drama and Public Speaking
  • State of California
  • 1991
  • National Emmy; best public service announcement for television
  • Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • 1989
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Speaking Engagements

  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants Committee Meeting
  • Overview of Family Law
  • 2012
  • Mediation Training
  • Family Law Basics
  • 2007
  • Contracts
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • 2006
  • Contracts
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • 2005
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Greenbrae Family Lawyer Melinda Anne Sammis
Melinda Anne Sammis
Family Attorney
Greenbrae, CA
Licensed for 24 years