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Melinda A. Sammis - Greenbrae, CA

336 Bon Air Center#139 Greenbrae, CA 94904

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Updated: 04/09/2021

Greenbrae Family Law Lawyer

Overview

Melinda Sammis specializes in divorce litigation, mediation consultation, and the drafting of complex pre and postmarital agreements. Melinda is a California State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist.

As an Advisor to the State Bar's Executive Committee on Family Law (FLEXCOM), Melinda is responsible for commenting on pending family law legislation in the State of California, including appearing in Sacramento to consult on changes to pending legislation...

About Melinda A. Sammis

Languages

  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1999

Specialties and Certifications

  • Family Law, California Board of Legal Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Family Law section
  • State Bar of California, Family Law section
  • State Bar of California, Executive Committee on Family Law (FLEXCOM)
  • American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
  • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)

Classes and Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer, Hastings College of the Law
  • Presenter, Comprehensive Family Law Practice Seminar, Sonoma County, July 2016

Past Positions

  • Judicial extern, The Hon. Thomas Mellon, Jr. , San Francisco Superior Court
  • Judicial extern, The Hon. Charlotte Woolard, San Francisco Superior Court

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, 1999
    J.D.
  • Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1996
    B.A.
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: English Literature
    Major: Spanish

References

References

  • David A. Fink, Attorney and Mediator, San Francisco, CA

Articles

Published Works

  • Expert Witness Testimony: What’s all the Hype over People vs. Sanchez? The State Bar of California Family Law News, Issue 2, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2017

Office Information

Address

336 Bon Air Center#139 Greenbrae, CA 94904

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Included on the 2023 Northern California list


Past Lists

  • 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

View the profile for Melinda A. Sammis on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • California Governor's Award, Excellence in Drama and Public Speaking, 1991
  • National Emmy for Best Public Service Announcement for Television, 1989

References

  • David A. Fink, Attorney and Mediator, San Francisco, CA

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