Renee Ross

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Pleasanton, CA

Ross Family Law, PC
 | 30 West Neal Street, Suite 200
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Phone: 925-886-6181
Fax: 925-886-6182
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

A family law attorney at Ross Family Law, P.C., Renee Ross represents clients in Pleasanton, California, and all the surrounding areas. Designated by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a certified family law specialist, Ms. Ross handles cases of domestic partnership dissolutions, child custody, paternity, divorce, domestic partnership adoptions, prenuptial agreements, spousal support, complex property division, litigation, child support separation and stepparent adoptions.

Admitted to practice in California, Ms. Ross has over 12 years of experience helping those who are dealing with emotional legal cases, and she is extensively involved in many pro bono activities. Ms. Ross is a volunteer attorney scorer for the Alameda County High School Mock Trial Competition, and a volunteer mentor, volunteer attorney and settlement commissioner for the Volunteer Legal Services Corporation of the Alameda County Bar Association.

After graduating cum laude from Mount St. Mary’s College, Ms. Ross attended the Golden Gate University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude again with a Juris Doctor in 2003. While in law school, she received several honors, including several semesters on the dean’s list and an award for excellence in research and writing. Ms. Ross was a contributor and assistant editor for the Golden Gate University Law Review.

Ms. Ross is a member of the San Francisco and East Bay mentoring programs, as well as a number of professional organizations, including the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, the National LGBT Bar Association, The State Bar of California and the Alameda County Bar Association. Elected chair of The State Bar of California’s Communications Committee, Ms. Ross also served as board member and treasurer for the Alameda County Earl Warren American Inn of Court and on the board of directors for the California Young Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): 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

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019

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About Renee Ross

Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.rossfamilylaw.com/attorneys/renee-ross/

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Renee attained her certification as a Specialist in Family Law through The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in 2012, and is a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (www.acfls.org)., 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Section of the California State Bar, 2011 - 2015
  • Renée Ross, Esq. is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, one of the country's most prestigious family law organizations. Renee is a certfied family law specialist by the State Bar of California. Renee is a member of the State Bar of California, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Earl Warren American Inns of Court.  Renee serves on the board of directors of the Alameda County Family Law Association and the Earl Warren Inns of Court.  Renee was nominated and appointed to serve the California Young Lawyers Association of the State Bar of California and the Alameda County Bar Association's Judicial Appointments Evaluation Committee.
  • Contra Costa Bar Association
  • California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Mentor, Alameda County Bar Association, Volunteer Legal Services Corporation, 2008 - Present
  • Volunteer Attorney Scorer, Alameda County High School Mock Trial Competition
  • Settlement Commissioner and Volunteer Attorney, Alameda County Bar Association, Volunteer Legal Services Corporation, 2008 - Present
  • Renee is an active volunteer in the community and serves as a volunteer judge for the Tri-Valley Youth Court, a volunteer for the Alameda County Mock Trial Competition, and a volunteer attorney for the Alameda County Superior Court.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Renee regularly teaches continuing education courses in the family law community.

Educational Background:

  • Mount St. Mary's College, Cum laude graduate, Recipient of Merit Scholarships and Political Science Department Scholarship

Industry Groups

  • Family Law
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Comments

  • “Renee is highly resected by her peers and the court. She is a very effective advocate when she has to be but also very settlement minded and not "emotional" about her cases. Her technical knowledge combined with her good common sense and professionalism sets her apart from the rest.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Renee Ross

30 West Neal Street
Suite 200
Pleasanton, CA 94566

Phone: 925-886-6181

Fax: 925-886-6182

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Last Updated: 3/6/2019

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