Ariel Sosna

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP
 | 601 Montgomery Street, Suite 525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-274-2530
Fax: 415-872-1486
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Ariel Sosna is a founding partner of Van Voorhis & Sosna, LLP, a San Francisco law firm dedicated exclusively to resolving family law matters for clients throughout the Bay Area. Ms. Sosna's practice at the firm focuses on divorce (including complex property allocation and division), child custody, parentage (paternity), child support and spousal support, arrears issues, sex-same marriages, domestic partnerships, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. In addition, she regularly serves as a reviewing attorney for mediated agreements.

    Ms. Sosna received her J.D., with a concentration in family law, from U.C. Hastings School of the Law and her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley. She co-authored the column, “Family Law Corner,” published monthly in The Bar Association of San Francisco Bulletin for 10 years and is an active member of several professional organizations. Ms. Sosna previously worked at the San Francisco Superior Court Family Law Facilitator's Office, the Law Center for Families (assisting with the Deaf Women's Legal Project), and the Center for Families, Children and the Courts, a division of the Administrative Office of the Courts. Currently, Ms. Sosna serves as a settlement master with the San Francisco Superior Court. Ms. Sosna is one of only a small percentage of California attorneys who have been certified as specialists in family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. 

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 10 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2009 - 2018

    Certificates and Credentials

    California Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Ariel Sosna

    Admitted: 2007, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • Dan Bradley Fellowship
    • Pro Bono Publico Award and Public Interest Law Certificate

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Specialist, Family Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • State of California, 2007
    • Queen's Bench Member
    • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Co-Chair, Barristers Club, San Francisco Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • State Bar of California, Family Law Section

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    Educational Background:

    • U.C. Berkeley, B.A. in Psychology, 2000
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    Office Location for Ariel Sosna

    601 Montgomery Street
    Suite 525
    San Francisco, CA 94111

    Phone: 415-274-2530

    Fax: 415-872-1486

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    Last Updated: 1/29/2021

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