Andrea B. Goldman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Berkeley, CA

Law Offices of Andrea Goldman
 | 1919 Addison St, Suite 201
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510-440-5130
Fax: 510-225-9761
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Andrea B. Goldman is the owner and principal of The Law Offices of Andrea Goldman in Berkeley, California. A top-rated lawyer with more than 26 years of total legal experience, Ms. Goldman focuses her practice primarily on family law, and she provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the Oakland and San Francisco metros and surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

    Handling all areas of family law, Ms. Goldman has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of her clients throughout the divorce process, and she provides solid, trustworthy counsel to help them make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, property division and all other related matters. She also assists with devising effective and enforceable pre- and postnuptial marriage agreements as well as modifications of existing court orders.

    Well-versed in mediation, Ms. Goldman prefers to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements without the need for expensive, stressful and time-consuming litigation. However, she will not hesitate to take her clients' issues to court when necessary, and she has extensive trial and appellate experience. 

    A recognized leader in her legal community, Ms. Goldman has served as chair and co-chair of the Alameda County Bar Association’s Family Law Executive Committee, and she currently volunteers as pro tem judge in Alameda County. She has also served as minor's counsel, and she has taught classes on legal writing and research at Berkeley Law School's International Master of Laws program.

    Ms. Goldman is also an active member of The State Bar of California's Family Law Section, the Alameda County Bar Association and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, among her other professional affiliations. A 1987 graduate of Swarthmore College, she obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of California's Hastings College of Law in 1994.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    California Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Andrea Goldman

    Admitted: 1994, California

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Co-chair, Alameda County Bar Association’s Family Law Executive Committee, 2018
    • Chair, Alameda County Bar Association’s Family Law Executive Committee, 2012-2013
    • Member, Alameda County Bar Association
    • Alameda County Bar Association’s Family Law Executive Committee, 2007 to 2013 and 2016 to 2018
    • Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
    • Member, Alameda County Family Law Association
    • Member, California State Bar Family Law Section

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Economic Development Committee, City of Albany since 2016

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Teacher, Legal Writing and Research in the International LLM program at Berkeley Law School for the summer and fall semesters in 2013

    Educational Background:

    • Swarthmore College

    Industry Groups

    • Alameda County Bar Association
    • Alameda County Family Law Association
    • Association Of Certified Family Law Specialists
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    Office Location for Andrea B. Goldman

    1919 Addison St
    Suite 201
    Berkeley, CA 94704

    Phone: 510-440-5130

    Fax: 510-225-9761

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    Last Updated: 1/20/2021

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