Member, McAuliffe Honor Society. Member, University of San Francisco Law Review. Comment, Valuation of the Family Home, 42 U.S.F. L. Rev. 539 (2007).
Marisa C. San Filippo is a Certified Family Law Specialist and a partner in the firm's Family Law Department. Ms.San Filippo handles a wide variety of cases, bringing her tenacity and knowledge to each matter, including: dissolution, legal separation, property characterization and division, child custody and visitation, pre-marital agreements, child and spousal support, paternity matters, domestic partnerships, and complex, high-asset matters. Ms. San Filippo has recent experience with cases involving valuation of business and partnership interests, goodwill, and stock options.
Ms. San Filippo is a member of the State Bar of California Bar Association, and the San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section, the Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Section, and the Palo Alto Area Bar Association.
Ms. San Filippo earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of San Francisco School of Law in May 2008. She also graduated as a member of the McAuliffe Honor Society. While in law school, Ms. San Filippo was a member of the University of San Francisco Law Review and published her comment on real estate valuation in the marital dissolution context in the fall of 2007. She received a CALI Award for Excellence in Family Law in spring 2007 and an award for Best Brief for Moot Court in spring 2006.
Ms. San Filippo volunteers her time by handling pro bono cases through the Legal Aid Society's Domestic Violence Collaborative.
(Certified Specialist - Family Law, State of California)