Jennifer M. Keith

Jennifer M. Keith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Oakland, CA

Christy & Keith Family Law Group, P.C.
 | 6201 Antioch Street, Suite 300, Oakland, CA 94611
Phone: 5107884898
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Ms. Keith has been a practicing Family Law attorney since 1998.  She has been a Certified Family Law Specialist with the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization since March 2009.  Ms. Keith provides assistance in all aspects of complex family law matters, and has significant experience litigating and settling family law cases involving domestic violence, high conflict custody matters, custody relocation requests (both domestic and international), and high value division of assets. Ms. Keith has managed cases to resolution including extensive trial work when necessary with both public and private Judges.  

Ms. Keith graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law in May 1998 with a certificate in Public Interest Law, and received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz in June 1995.  She is currently a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the San Mateo County Bar Association, the San Francisco County Bar Association, and the Alameda County Bar Association.  

Prior to founding Christy & Keith Family Law Group, P.C., Ms. Keith worked previously as an associate with Berra Stross & Wallacker, LLP, and as a Managing Attorney with Bay Area Legal Aid.  Among her accomplishments at Bay Area Legal Aid, Ms. Keith helped establish a legal clinic, in collaboration with the San Mateo County Superior Court, which assists domestic violence survivors with requesting restraining orders.  Ms. Keith is bilingual in Spanish.

Certificates and Credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization

About Jennifer Keith

Admitted: 1998, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.ckflg.com/attorneys/jennifer-moore-keith

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • In March 2009 Ms. Keith was certified as a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Ms. Keith is a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association, the San Francisco County Bar Association, the Alameda County Bar Association, and the Family Law Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association.  In addition, she is also a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California, the Accociation of Certified Family Law Specialists, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ms. Keith began volunteering in pro bono legal services just after high school for Compton and Norwalk Legal Aid, and later during law school for San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Services Foundation.  For the first eight years of her practice, she worked primarily with low income survivors of domestic violence as a staff attorney at Inland Counties Legal Services, and Bay Area Legal Aid.  During this tenure, she was promoted to Managing Attorney, and, while managing the San Mateo office of Bay Area Legal Aid, co-founded a free legal services clinic in partnership with the San Mateo County Superior Court to help pro per family law litigants apply for restraining order protection from the Court.  In total, Ms. Keith spent 14 years providing free legal services to low income California residents.  In her private practice, Ms. Keith continues to volunteer her time with Bay Area Legal Aid and other free legal service providers.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Ms. Keith has presented on Family Law topics at trainings around the state on many occasions, including trainings for the Legal Aid Association of California, Administrative Office of the Courts, National College of District Attorneys, and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association.

Educational Background:

  • 1995 - Bachelor of Arts from University of California at Santa Cruz

Industry Groups

  • ACFLS
  • AFCC
  • Office Location for Jennifer M. Keith

    6201 Antioch Street, Suite 300
    Oakland, CA 94611

     

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    Last Updated: 4/4/2017

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