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Alice A. Purdy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Menlo Park, CA

Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP
120 Santa Margarita Avenue, Suite B
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-289-1400
Fax: 650-838-9240
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Alice A. Purdy is Certified Family Law Specialist and Senior Associate with Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP, which has law offices in Menlo Park and San Ramon, California. A top-rated attorney with almost ten years of experience, Ms. Purdy focuses her practice solely on family law. She is skilled in a variety of representation forms, including consulting for mediation, proceedings before private judges, attorney negotiated settlement and litigation. Ms. Purdy provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Bay Area who are facing divorce, custody, or other complex family law issues.

As an attorney, Ms. Purdy has gained a reputation for her enthusiasm and passion for the law as well as her caring nature and compassion for those she represents. She delivers highly personalized guidance to her clients and assists them in making informed decisions regarding child custody and support, spousal support, property division, and related matters. She works tirelessly to help her clients achieve their goals as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Purdy has received the Queen's Bench Service Award, and she has received recognition as a Top 100 Family Law Attorney from the American Academy of Attorneys. She has also received other top rankings and endorsements from her peers, along with testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2009 honors graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Ms. Purdy obtained her Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2011. While there, she received the CALI Award for Water Law, served on the moot court board and received her Certificate of Specialization with Distinction in Environmental Law. After law school, Alice spent two years as a civil litigator before applying her significant trial experience to family law in 2013.

Ms. Purdy is an officer, a director, and the Centennial (100th) Year President of the Queen's Bench Bar Association. She is on the Color of Justice Board, organized by the National Association of Women Judges and California Women Lawyers . She is also an active member of the State Bar of California and the San Mateo and Santa Clara County Bar Associations, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Alice A. Purdy

First Admitted: 2011, California

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Queen’s Bench Board, Officer, Director, and 2021 Centennial President
  • Juvenile Hall, Volunteer Mentor  
  • National Association of Women Judges and California Women Lawyers, Color of Justice Committee, Member, 2016-Present
  • San Francisco Bar Association’s Justice and Diversity Center, Volunteer Attorney
  • Bay Area Legal Aid, Volunteer Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Member


  • , American Academy of Attorneys Top 100 Family Law Attorney
  • , Queen’s Bench Service Award, 2019 – Present
  • , Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019 – Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presenter, Family Law Legal Custody Update to the San Mateo County Psychological Association, 2018

Educational Background

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in English
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies, Honors: Environmental Science Honors Research Program Thesis
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Office Location for Alice A. Purdy

120 Santa Margarita Avenue
Suite B
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: 650-289-1400

Fax: 650-838-9240

Last Updated: 5/17/2021

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