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Alice A. Shaw (Purdy) - Menlo Park, CA

545 Middlefield RoadSuite 175 Menlo Park, CA 94025

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Updated: 07/27/2022

Menlo Park Family law Lawyer

Overview

Alice A. Shaw is a Certified Family Law Specialist* and Partner with Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP, which has law offices in Menlo Park and San Ramon, California. A top-rated attorney with over ten years of experience, Ms. Shaw focuses her practice solely on family law. She is skilled in a variety of representation forms, including consulting for mediation, proceedings before private judges, attorney negotiated settlement and litigation...

Alice A. Shaw is a Certified Family Law Specialist* and Partner with Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP, which has law offices in Menlo Park and San Ramon, California. A top-rated attorney with over ten years of experience, Ms. Shaw focuses her practice solely on family law. She is skilled in a variety of representation forms, including consulting for mediation, proceedings before private judges, attorney negotiated settlement and litigation. Ms. Shaw provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Bay Area who are facing divorce, custody, or other complex family law issues.

Ms. Shaw has gained a reputation for her enthusiasm and passion for the law, as well as her caring nature and compassion for those she represents. She delivers highly personalized guidance to her clients and assists them in making informed decisions regarding child custody and support, spousal support, property division, and related matters. She works tirelessly to help her clients achieve their goals as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Shaw received the Queen's Bench Service Award in 2019 and was recognized as a Top 100 Family Law Attorney by the American Academy of Attorneys in 2019. She has also received other top rankings and endorsements from her peers, along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2009 honors graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Ms. Shaw obtained her Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2011. While in law school, she received the CALI Award for Water Law, served on the moot court board and received her Certificate of Specialization with Distinction in Environmental Law. After law school, Ms. Shaw spent two years as a civil litigator before applying her significant trial experience to family law.

Ms. Shaw is an officer and a director of the Queen's Bench Bar Association, where she also served as the Centennial (100th) Year President in 2021. She is on the Color of Justice Board, organized by the National Association of Women Judges and California Women Lawyers. Ms. Shaw is also an active member of the State Bar of California and the San Mateo and Santa Clara County Bar Associations, among her other professional affiliations.

* Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Car of California Board of Legal Specialization

About Alice A. Shaw (Purdy)

Practice Areas

  • Family law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2011

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Car of California Board of Legal Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of California (Member)
  • San Mateo County Bar Association (Member)
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association (Member)
  • Santa Cruz County Bar Association (Member)

Education

  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    J.D.
    Honors: Certificate of Specialization with Distinction in Environmental Law
    Honors: CALI Award, Water Law
    Honors: Moot Court Board, Member
  • University of California, Berkeley
    B.S.
    Honors: Environmental Science Honors Research Program Thesis
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Conservation and Resource Studies
  • University of California, Berkeley
    B.A.
    Major: English

Pro Bono Activities

  • Bay Area Legal Aid, Volunteer Attorney
  • San Francisco Bar Association’s Justice and Diversity Center, Volunteer Attorney
  • National Association of Women Judges and California Women Lawyers, Color of Justice Committee, Member, 2016 - Present
  • Queen’s Bench Board, Officer and Director
  • Juvenile Halll, Volunteer Mentor

Classes and Seminars

  • Presenter, Family Law Legal Custody Update to the San Mateo County Psychological Association, 2018 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Alice A. Shaw (Purdy)

Included on the 2024 Northern California list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Alice A. Shaw (Purdy) on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Queen’s Bench Service Award, 2019
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019 – Present
  • American Academy of Attorneys Top 100 Family Law Attorney, 2019
  • 4 YEARS RISING STARS Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

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545 Middlefield RoadSuite 175 Menlo Park, CA 94025

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