Principal, Laughlin Legal, PC
Amy has been achieving exceptional results for clients since 1992. After graduating with honors from The University of Michigan Law School, Amy joined the San Francisco office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP. While there, she counseled individuals in a wide range of complex financial and litigation matters and represented children and families in a number of cases including: legal guardianship, immigration, foster care, and domestic violence.
In 2013, Amy opened her own practice where she focuses primarily on complex family law matters and literary law. She is a member of the San Mateo, San Francisco and Santa Clara Bar Associations.
Partner, Morgan Tidalgo Sukhodrev & Azzolino LLP
Ms. Azzolino has significant experience in all areas of family law, including child custody and visitation, child support (including high-earner disputes), spousal support, domestic violence and restraining orders, date of separation disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, set-aside of premarital agreements, property division, reimbursement claims, business valuations and other complex financial issues. Ms. Azzolino has experience in courts throughout the Bay Area, including the counties of Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda and San Francisco.
Ms. Azzolino has been named as an outstanding lawyer on the Northern California Rising Stars List (2018) and a Super Lawyer in Northern California (2019).
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Partner, Viola Law Firm
Lauren D. Cirlin is a partner at Viola Law Firm in San Mateo. Lauren has practiced Family Law exclusively throughout her legal career, working on highly contested cases including those involving complex marital property issues and related business litigation.
She has successfully helped clients resolve their child custody disputes in the courtroom through private judging, mediation, and settlement. Past clients have also sought Lauren’s counsel in child and spousal support issues, domestic violence prevention, and the establishment of paternity as well as grandparent visitation.
Lauren is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.
Principal, Woodman Garcia Sepulveda
Flora Garcia-Sepulveda, a founding partner of Woodman & Garcia-Sepulveda and a Certified Family Law Specialist, is an experienced trial lawyer who practices family law exclusively, focusing on diverse financial issues including business valuation, property division and child and spousal support. Ms. Garcia-Sepulveda is fluent in Spanish. Ms. Garcia-Sepulveda also represents clients in difficult custody disputes and move-away cases.
Before she opened her practice, she worked at Bay Area Legal Aid a non-profit Agency representing victims of domestic violence in their restraining orders, divorce and immigration matters. Ms. Garcia-Sepulveda began to practice family law exclusively in 2005, and has focused in this area of law since that time.
Family Law Attorneys
Our firm is comprised of elite educated divorce lawyers in San Francisco and San Mateo with a strong record of courtroom success and negotiated settlements. We work with a wide variety of people, including private equity and venture capital partners, doctors and lawyers, entrepreneurs, homemakers, and salaried employees. Whether your needs include simple asset division or analysis of limited partnership interests, or a contested custody dispute, we develop strategies to meet your goals and provide an organized and thorough approach that achieves results.
Partner, Flicker Kerin Kruger & Bissada LLP
Marisa C. San Filippo is a Certified Family Law Specialist (certified by the CA State Bar Board of Legal Specialization) and a partner in the firm's Family Law Department. Ms. San Filippo has dedicated her entire career to family law, and handles a wide variety of cases, including high conflict custody cases and complex high-asset financial matters. Ms. San Filippo brings her tenacity and compassion to each matter, handling cases involving dissolution, legal separation, property characterization and division, child custody and visitation, pre-marital agreements, child and spousal support (initial orders and post-judgment modifications), and paternity matters.