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Marilla J. Ronald , Attorney at Law - San Jose, CA

1550 The Alameda, Suite 308 San Jose, CA 95126

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Updated: 04/28/2021


Marilla Ronald is a 1990 graduate of the Santa Clara University School of Law. She is certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.


Marilla Ronald is a 1990 graduate of the Santa Clara University School of Law. She is certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Ms. Ronald practices in all areas of family law including:

  • Dissolution of marriage, legal separation and termination of domestic partnerships
  • Child custody and visitation, including modification of prior orders
  • Child support and spousal support
  • Division of community property and debts and characterization of property as community or separate
  • Paternity actions
  • Restraining orders
  • Contempt matters

Ms. Ronald has practiced family law since 1992. Ms. Ronald is a voluntary attorney mediator at Settlement Officer Conferences in Santa Clara County Superior Court.

Ms. Ronald has experience handling complex family law cases and will be an advocate in court if a trial or contested hearing is necessary. Ms. Ronald will also actively try to negotiate a settlement before a case goes to trial.

About Marilla J. Ronald , Attorney at Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner, since 1992


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1991

Specialties and Certifications

  • Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2006

Other Affiliations

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, 1991 - 2019 (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • What Family Court Judges Want You to Know, National Business Institute, 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Attorney Mediator - Settlement Officer Conferences in Santa Clara County Superior Court


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California, 1990
  • San Jose State University, San Jose, California, 1986
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Psychology

Office Information


1550 The Alameda, Suite 308 San Jose, CA 95126


  • 408-359-5356


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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
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Marilla J. Ronald on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyer, 2012 - 2020
  • National Advocates Top 100, 2014 - 2015
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Top Women Attorneys in Northern California, 2012

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