Big Firm Expertise; Small Firm Service. Put 17 years of family law experience to work for you!
Re-opening my solo practice after many years working for a large firm and the family court allows me the flexibility to offer the highest quality family law services in an affordable, attentive and caring manner. I am adept at reducing conflict and finding creative and cost-effective solutions, but am a tenacious litigator when necessary. As a divorced single parent of two minor children for the past decade, I have an unusual combination of personal experience and legal expertise that helps support and guide my clients in dealing with difficult custody and support issues. I am also a business-savvy lawyer skilled at solving the most sophisticated financial and business related issues that can arise in family law cases or in prenuptial/postnuptial agreement drafting.
My clients also appreciate that my paralegal Karen and I work within their budgets by offering a wide variety of legal service models, including consultation-only services (for self-represented parties), limited scope representation (for single issues or hearings), or full representation (for an entire legal matter), as well as services as a mediator and collaborative lawyer. I would be glad to discuss how my practice can meet your family law needs.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Attorneys in Sacramento||Sacramento Magazine||2016|
|Top Attorneys in Sacramento||Sacramento Magazine||2015|
|Owner/Principal Attorney||Law Office of Linda D States||2015 - Present|
|Family Law Attorney||Downey Brand LLP||2005 - 2015|
|Asst Family Law Facilitator||Sacramento County Superior Court||1998 - 2000|
|Owner/Principal Attorney||Law Office of Linda D States||1995 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Placer County Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Placer County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2016 - Present|
|Women Lawyers of Sacramento||Member||2016 - Present|
|Rotary Club||Member||2016 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Family Law Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|Sacramento County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Sacramento County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2005 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1994 - Present|
|Hastings College of The Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|UCLA||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
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