Cheryl A. Sena

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Sena Family Law
 | 575 Market Street, Suite 4000
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-906-2556
Fax: 415-834-1121
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

With more than 34 years of experience, Cheryl Sena knows how to navigate the waters of family law. She is certified as a family law specialist and has gained recognition from her peers, clients and others. Her experience and skills have been showcased on television and radio, and she is consistently requested to speak at lectures and conventions.

Focusing her practice on family law, Ms. Sena is no stranger to cases involving domestic partnership disputes, marital property concerns, same-sex marriage and child-related concerns. Not only is she an experienced litigator but she is also a certified mediator and well-versed in collaborative law. Her diverse range of experience gives her clients to the tailored approach needed to protect their individual interests. In addition to her experience in the courtroom, Ms. Sena has also served as judge pro tem in the San Francisco Superior Court.

While her practice is located in San Francisco, California, Ms. Sena is considered an authority across the state of California and the United States. Her experience and record for success have earned her an Avvo rating of "excellent." Her practice also carries an A rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Ms. Sena is a member of various legal organizations including the San Francisco Bar Association's Family Law Section, the State Bar of California, the AIDS Legal Referral Panel, the SF Collaboration Practice Group, and various other professional affiliations. She has also been instrumental in the production of various family law-related publications.

As an advocate, Ms. Sena has demonstrated that her passion and care for her clients has served her well. Her record of accomplishment clearly demonstrates that she is not afraid to tackle the myriad complexities of family law with vigor, and get results for her clients.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, 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, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005, 2008 - 2018

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About Cheryl Sena

Admitted: 1984, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.senafamilylaw.com/About/

Honors and Awards:

  • 'A' rating from the Better Business Bureau
  • Avvo rating of "excellent"

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of California
  • Member, San Francisco Women Lawyers' Alliance
  • Member, Family Law Section, San Francisco Bar Association
  • Member, National Lawyers' Guild
  • Past Board Member, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Settlement Conference Master, San Francisco Superior Court
  • Friendship House, Families in Recovery Community Leader, Hero Award, Aids Legal Referral Service
  • Member, SF Collaborative Practice Group
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Member, AIDS Legal Referral Panel

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Volunteer, Family Law Volunteer Attorney for the Day, San Francisco Superior Court
  • Co-Authored the chapter on discovery for mediated and collaborated cases, Contributing Author, Financial Discovery, Family Law, Continuing Education of the Bar

Educational Background:

  • Staten Island, City University of New York (Formerly Richmond College), Staten Island, New York, B.A. in Theatre Arts & Film, 1974
Office Location for Cheryl A. Sena

575 Market Street
Suite 4000
San Francisco, CA 94105

Phone: 415-906-2556

Fax: 415-834-1121

 

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Last Updated: 4/27/2018

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