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Marisa C. San Filippo

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: 650-838-9250
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed in California Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Marisa C. San Filippo is a partner at Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada LLP and represents clients in Menlo Park, San Mateo, Palo Alto and all the surrounding areas in divorce cases. Ms. San Filippo is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.  With tenacity and expertise, she handles cases involving issues including dissolution, legal separation, child custody and visitation (including high conflict matters and move-aways), property characterization and division (including business valuations, partnership interests, equity compensation, etc.), child and spousal support, complex high-asset matters, paternity matters, and premarital agreements. Her experience in these cases motivates her to be compassionate and sensitive during difficult times while still aggressively protecting the rights of her clients.

At the University of California in Berkeley, Ms. San Filippo graduated with high honors with a Bachelor of Arts in history. She then went on to the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor and graduated cum laude in 2008. During her educational career, she was given the award for the Best Brief for Moot Court and received a CALI Award for Excellence in Family Law. She was also a member of the University of San Francisco Law Review.

Ms. San Filippo has volunteered with the Legal Aid Society’s Domestic Violence Collaborative.  She was the co-chair of the San Mateo County Family Law Section in 2017 and is the Section's chair for 2018. 

A member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the San Mateo County Bar Association and The State Bar of California, Ms. San Filippo spent her summers during law school as a law clerk for the firm before earning her law degree and becoming a partner.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights


3 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

About Marisa C. San Filippo

First Admitted: 2008, California

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Educational Background

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in History with high honors

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Legal Aid Society's Domestic Violence Collaborative


  • Best Brief for Moot Court in spring 2006
  • Graduated as a member of the McAuliffe Honor Society
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Family Law in spring 2007

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Family Law Specialist
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Office Location for Marisa C. San Filippo

120 Santa Margarita Avenue
Suite B
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: 650-289-1400

Fax: 650-838-9250

Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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