Janice Cho

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Oakland, CA

Law Office of Janice Cho
 | 1939 Harrison St, Suite 120
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-465-0019
Fax: 510-373-2240
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Korean
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Janice Cho is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of Janice Cho in Oakland, California. Consistently recognized as among the top 2.5% of attorneys in her region, Ms. Cho provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties and beyond who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Immigration law

    ·       Family law and divorce

    As an attorney, Ms. Cho strives to provide unparalleled legal services to her clients, and she has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity as well as her in-depth legal knowledge and selfless dedication to those she serves. With an unwavering commitment to protecting her clients' rights and interests, she works diligently to help them achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

    Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Cho has earned perennial top rankings and endorsements from her peers, and she has received the Guardian of Justice award from Legal Access of Alameda each year since 2016. She has also received the Rising Star Volunteer of the Year award from the Alameda County Bar Association along with Superb client ratings on Avvo.

    A 1997 graduate of the University of Chicago, Ms. Cho attended Northwestern University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2002. The State Bar of California admitted her to practice in 2004, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

    A leader in her legal community, Ms. Cho has served as president of the Alameda County Bar Association's Legal Access of Alameda, and she is an active member of that organization as well as the Alameda County Family Law Association, the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Family Law Section and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, among her many other professional affiliations. She has also conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics.

    Ms. Cho also serves as a volunteer family law attorney with the Alameda County Superior Court, and she received the 2013 State Bar of California Wiley Manual Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

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


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    Super Lawyers: 2021

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    About Janice Cho

    Admitted: 2004, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.janicecholaw.com/attorney-profile


    • 2013 State Bar of California Wiley Manual Certificate, Pro Bono Legal Services
    • 2012 “Rising Star” Volunteer of the Year, Alameda County Bar Association
    • 2016 to 2020 Guardian of Justice, Legal Access of Alameda
    • 2021 Super Lawyer, Northern California

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Earl Warren American Inn of Court
    • Member, American Bar Association – Family Law Section
    • Member, Asian American Bar Association of the Bay Area
    • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
    • President, Alameda County Bar Association – Legal Access of Alameda
    • Member, California State Bar, Family Law Section
    • Member, California State Bar, Litigation Section
    • Member, Contra Costa County Bar Association – Family Law Section
    • Member, Alameda County Bar Association – Family Law Section
    • Member, Alameda County Family Law Association (ACFLA)
    • United States District Court, Northern District of California, 2015
    • California, 2004

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Family Law Attorney, Day of Court, Alameda County Superior Court

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Basic Negotiation Skills 2014, presented by Practicing Law Institute
    • Adjunct Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Law (2005-2006)
    • Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2013, presented by Practicing Law Institute
    • Pathways to Judgment, California Family Law Basics, Practicing Law Institute
    • Family Law Seminar Series: Law and Motion Practice, Family Law Series presented by Contra Costa County Bar Association & Bay Area Legal Aid
    • Legal Remedies for Domestic Violence Victims, Domestic Violence 101 Seminar presented by Korean Community Center of the East Bay (KCCEB)
    • How to Finish a Dissolution Case: Case Settlements, Judgments and Trials presented by Practicing Law Institute
    • When and Why is a Parent’s Immigration Status Relevant to Custody presented by Alameda County Superior Court, Family and Children’s Bureau
    • Seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Findings in Family Court

    Educational Background:

    • University of Chicago – Bachelor’s Degree, with Honors
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    Office Location for Janice Cho

    1939 Harrison St
    Suite 120
    Oakland, CA 94612

    Phone: 510-465-0019

    Fax: 510-373-2240

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