Family Law

About the Section

The Family Law Section provides educational and networking opportunities for family law attorneys, and serves as a liaison between the Family Law Courts, Family Court Services, and the ACBA.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Everything You Need to Know About Alimony Taxation

Please join the ACBA Family Law Section for a program on what every family law attorney should know about taxation of spousal support. Topics include: What tax treatment do you want? 10 tests for deductible alimony; avoiding recharacterization and recaptures; and best drafting practices.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Recent Domestic Violence Appellate Case Review

Please join the ACBA Family Law Section for this training covering recent California family law cases that directly affect survivors of domestic violence and their children.


Please visit the ACBA Calendar for additional upcoming programs.


The Executive Committee

Pamela Ross

All For The Family Legal Clinic
3137 Castro Valley Blvd, #210
Castro Valley, CA 94546


Janice Cho

The Law Office of Janice Cho
1814 Franklin Street, Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 465-0016

Constanza Cabello  

Cabello & Lezin LLP
1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 601-0565


Amanda J. List 

List Jacobson-Kwok Thorndal, LLP
520 3rd Street, Suite 205
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 302-6600

Anna Bednarczyk  

Whiting, Fallon, Ross & Abel, LLP
101 Ygnacio Valley Rd Ste 250
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 296-6000

Jenifer F. Frudden 

Murphy, Vu, Thongsamouth & Chatterjee
1970 Broadway, Suite 760
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 893-5205

Yasmin James 

Law Offices of Yasmin James
1939 Harrison Street, #330
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 398-0888

Ashley Schuh

Levine Law Group LLP
5801 Christie Avenue, Suite 387
Emeryville, CA 94608
(510) 595-4112

Stephanie Sato

Law Offices of Stephanie K. Sato
1939 Harrison Street, Suite 330
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 398-0887

Hadassah Hayashi

Membership and Education Coordinator
1000 Broadway, Suite 480
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 302-2200

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