Patricia Roma

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Half Moon Bay, CA

Law Offices of Patricia Roma
 | PO Box 644, 745 Mill Street
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone: 650-726-5575
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

For more than 40 years, California attorney Patricia Roma has provided dedicated representation to clients in a wide variety of legal matters. Serving clients in the San Francisco and Half Moon Bay areas, Ms. Roma practices assists clients primarily in family law matters, civil litigation, estate planning and probate. She also has experience in a number of other areas, such as criminal defense and personal injury.

Before pursuing her career in the law, Ms. Roma studied social and political philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she received both a bachelor's and a master's degree. She later went on to study at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, where she graduated in 1971.

In addition to her decades of experience in traditional courtroom litigation, Ms. Roma has a robust practice in alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and the emerging field of collaborative law. She represents clients through mediation and arbitration and often serves as a mediator herself.

Ms. Roma has a number of professional affiliations, including the San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association, the San Mateo County Bar Association, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

Outside of her legal practice, she is active in community organizations. Ms. Roma has also served on the Agricultural Advisory Board for San Mateo County and the Coastside Children's Program. She is also a member of the Half Moon Bay Coastside Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Civil Litigation (10%)

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Family Law: Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Estate Planning & Probate: Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017

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About Patricia Roma

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage: http://pview.findlaw.com/view/2758283_1

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected to be in Super Lawyers of Northern California, 2011, 2012, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit
  • San Mateo County Collaborative Practice Group, Member
  • Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay
  • Half Moon Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • International Association of Collaborative Professionals, Member
  • San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association
  • San Mateo County Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1971
  • California, 1971

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Coastside Children's Programs
  • Board of Directors for the Agricultural Advisory Board

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Handled appeal resulting in reversal based on a new theory of law, one of only 3% certified for publication by the California Court of Appeals, People v. Carr 1974

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, M.A., Majors: Social & Political Philosophy, 1966
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, B.A., Majors: Social & Political Philosophy, 1965
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Office Location for Patricia Roma

PO Box 644
745 Mill Street
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

Phone: 650-726-5575

 

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Last Updated: 8/28/2017

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