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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Oakland, CA

Donna T. Gibbs
Blum, Gibbs & Davies LLP
1939 Harrison Street, Suite 818
Oakland, CA 94612-3533
Phone Work 510-465-3927
Fax Fax 510-465-4222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1997
Education: Santa Clara University School of Law
Practice Areas: Family Law (90%), Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, Russian


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2015

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Donna T. Gibbs is a partner in Blum, Gibbs & Davies LLP, located in Oakland, California. Focusing her practice exclusively on family law, she represents clients in Alameda and Contra Costa County who require litigation, mediation or collaborative law services in connection with divorce, spousal and child support, child custody and other family law matters.  Ms. Gibbs is listed in Best Lawyers in America*.

After earning her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, Ms. Gibbs graduated with a J.D. in 1997 from Santa Clara University School of Law, where she served as articles editor for the Santa Clara Law Review. After her graduation, she worked as a public defender in the Stanislaus County Office of the Public Defender before joining Blum, Gibbs & Davies LLP. Admitted to practice law in California, Ms. Gibbs is certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in family law and has been trained as a mediator.

Seeking to stay abreast of current developments in her field of practice, Ms. Gibbs is active in a variety of professional organizations. She is a member of The Collaborative Practice East Bay, an alliance of family law attorneys, mental health professionals and financial professionals trained and experienced in collaborative negotiation. Ms. Gibbs also belongs to the Alameda County and Contra Costa County bar associations, the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. Fluent in both Russian and English, Ms. Gibbs has lived in the Bay Area since 1978.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

About Donna Gibbs

Law School: Santa Clara University School of Law

Admitted: 1997, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Mediator, Family Law
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, Civil Rights

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Served as Co-Chair of Alameda County Family Law Association 2012-2013 Board member of Alameda County Family Law Association 2003-present, 2012
  • Alliance of Collaborative Professionals East Bay, Steering Committee Steering Committee chair from 2012-2013, 2009
  • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member, Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Member, Alameda County Bar Association
  • California, 1997

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Articles Editor, Santa Clara University Law Review, 1996-1997

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