Jenny Wald

Jenny Wald

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Law Offices of Jenny Wald
 | 60 29th St, #236
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: 415-324-8495
Fax: 415-796-0775
Email: Jenny Wald
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

    About Jenny Wald

    Admitted: 1997, California

    Honors/Awards:

    • Awarded for pro bono legal work , Honors Volunteer Award, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2000
    • American Jurisprudence Award: Family Law, UC Hastings College of the Law, 1996
    • , American Jurisprudence: Contracts, UC Hastings College of the Law, 1994

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2008

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • CA Lawyers, Family Law Section, 2020
    • California State Bar Association, 2020

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Legitimate Parents: Construing California’s Uniform Parentage Act to Protect Children Born Into Nontraditional Families, Journal of the Center for Families, Children & the Courts, vol. 6; Article discussing California Supreme Court same sex parentage decisions in context of history of UPA., Author, “Legitimate Parents: Construing California’s Uniform Parentage Act to Protect Children Born Into Nontraditional Families.”, Journal of the Center for Families, Children & the Courts, vol. 6, 2005, 2005
    • "Emerging Issues in California Family and Marriage Law: The Changing Landscape for LGBT Families," The Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center Lecture Series, Speaker, 2006
    • "The Legal Implications and Psychological Dynamics of Nontraditional Families," The Family Dispute Resolution Statewide Educational Institute, Speaker, 2004
    • "Paternity Update and Discussion of In re Nicholas H.," presented by the Northern California Association of Counsel for Children, Center for Families, Children & Courts, and the Youth Law Center, Speaker, 2002
    • "Crossover Issues in Estate Planning and Family Law": California Continuing Education of the Bar (C.E.B.), Author, 2011

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Faidi v. Faidi, Filed 2/21/14, (1st App. Dist., Div. 5) Case No. A136346. Trial and appellate counsel. Authored trial and appellate briefs to the California Court of Appeal. Unpublished decision holding the presumption of undue influence under Fam. Code §721(b) is only triggered by a factual showing that post-marital agreement gives one spouse an unfair advantage over the other and the burden of making that factual showing is on the spouse who claims the agreement is unfair. , 2014
    • K.M. vs. E.G.(2005) 37 Cal.4th 130, 2005
    • In re Marriage of de Guigne (2002) 97 Cal.App. 4th 1353, 2002
    • In re Guardianship of Olivia J. (2000) 84 Cal.App. 4th 1146, 2000

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    Educational Background:

    • Bowdoin College, B.A., History, Magna Cum Laude , 1989
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    Office Location for Jenny Wald

    60 29th St
    #236
    San Francisco, CA 94110

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    Last Updated: 11/18/2020

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