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Practice areas

  1. Divorce: 40%
    24 years
  2. Mediation: 40%
    24 years
  3. Family: 20%
    24 years



Hourly ($360-400/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Rory S. Coetzee

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Rory Coetzee Family Attorney
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  • Karen Drury Russell

    I endorse this lawyer. Janet is a delight to work with. She has a fresh, common sense approach to mediation.


    Karen Russell Mediation Attorney
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Contact info

1783 Hester Avenue
Suite. 207
San Jose, CA, 95128


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Temporary Judge Rookie of the YearSanta Clara County Bar Association2007
American Jurisprudence Award-EvidenceLawyers Cooperative Publishing1991
Lifetime MemberAlpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at lawJanet Filice Thompson2007 - Present
shareholderSherman Williams Lober & Thompson1997 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Mateo County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - magna cum laude1992
Santa Clara UniversityPolitical ScienceOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law UpdateFamily Law2011
Early Neutral EvaluationEarly Neutral Evaluation Nuts and Bolts2011
Family Law UpdateFamily Law2010
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, San FranciscoWills Trusts and Powers of Attorney2009
CDFA Annual Family Law UpdateFamily Law update2008
CDFA Annual Family Law UpdateFamily Law Update2007
CDFA Annual Family Law UpdateFamily Law Update2006