Skilled San Mateo Family Law and Divorce Attorney Provide You with Effective Legal Services
Resolving issues for clients in San Jose and San Mateo County
The Law Offices of Lisa M. Dugoni, APC is a distinguished family law firm providing comprehensive legal services to clients throughout the Bay Area. Our services include litigation as well as mediation and negotiated settlements. Whether your case involves a straightforward, uncontested divorce, a complex, high-asset divorce, or a contested custody proceeding, we bring extensive experience and commitment to achieving your objectives. You can expect a high level of expertise, dedicated representation, and a supportive environment. We use a team approach, which ensures your questions will be answered and the work on your case will be handled in the most cost-effective manner. We understand that divorce is a painful process and we are committed to being available and responsive to your questions and concerns.
Lisa M. Dugoni, Founder
Lisa M. Dugoni is a Certified Family Law Specialist with over 30 years of legal experience in areas of family law. Lisa was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1980 and worked at several prestigious law firms in the Bay Area before beginning her own practice in 1990. The Law Offices of Lisa M. Dugoni, APC specialize in family law, but Lisa also has a strong background and extensive experience in business law, including Business Litigation, Contract Negotiation, and Drafting Purchase and Sales of Businesses.
Lisa is an AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized in the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. The ratings are based upon the opinions of fellow attorneys and judges. An AV rating is the highest rating awarded and is given to those attorneys who demonstrate the highest professional and ethical standards. Less than five percent of attorneys nationwide have received an AV rating. Lisa has also been named a Northern California Super Lawyer. In 2010, Lisa completed the American Bar Association Family Law Section Trial Advocacy Course.
To be certified by the California State Bar as a Family Law Specialist, Lisa had to meet numerous requirements, such as passing a written examination in Family Law, demonstrating a high level of experience in Family Law, fulfilling ongoing education requirements, and receiving favorable evaluations by other attorneys and judges familiar with her work. This certification must be renewed every five years as family law continues to be a dynamic and constantly changing area of law.
Lisa is an active member of the Santa Clara County (Family Law Section), San Mateo County (Family Law Section), and American (Family Law Section; Business Law Section) Bar Associations. She is also a member of the State Bar of California (Family Law Section). Lisa is a past chair of the San Mateo County Bar Association (Family Law Section). She has also been a presenter and panel lecturer for the San Mateo County Bar Association (Family Law Section), an expert consultant/witness, and has served as a San Mateo County Family Law Judge Pro Tem Officer.
If you need help with issues such as divorce, child support, child custody and spousal support, call the Law Offices of Lisa M. Dugoni, APC today at 650-356-1180 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation. Our firm represents individuals and families throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara County, as well as the larger Bay Area.