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Awards & Affilates

Awards

     

 

   

 

  • Northern California “Super Lawyer” (2005 to present)
  • Distinguished Service Award, Family Law Section, State Bar of California (2007)
  • Eureka Award, Collaborative Practice California (2007)
  • Northern California “Super Lawyer- Top 100 (2005 to 2009)
  • Northern California “Super Lawyer – Top 10 (2006)

Leadership positions

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter:

  • Certified Fellow 2000 to present
  • Board of Managers, 2004 to 2009
  • Chapter President, 2008

Collaborative Practice California:

  • Founding Member, Board of Directors, 2006 to 2015; 2018-19
  • Board President, 2012-13

International Academy of Collaborative Professionals:

  • Member, Ethics Rewrite Task Force 2014-2017
  • Member, DV Screening Task Force 2014
  • Member, Standards and Ethics Committee 2014 to present
  • Member, Ethics and UCLA Task Force, 2010-2011

State Bar of California, Family Law Section:

  • Chair, Executive Committee, 1999 – 2000
  • Member, Executive Committee, 1996 – 2000
  • Advisor, Executive Committee 2000 – 2007
  • Chair, Standing Committee on Custody and Visitation (North), 1993

Co-Chair, Council of State Bar Sections, State Bar of California 2002-2003

Bar Association of San Francisco, Family Law Section:

  • Chair, Executive Committee, 1995
  • Member, Executive Committee, 1991 to 2004

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Family Law Section
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Commission on Couple and Family Relations
  • Adjunct Faculty, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University
  • Collaborative Practice San Francisco (Past President and Founding Member)
  • Collaborative Practice East Bay
  • Center for Separating and Divorcing Families (Founding Board member)