Kiana Moradi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Moradi Saslaw LLP
 | 505 Sansome Street, Suite 1980
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-800-1543
Fax: 415-373-3813
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Kiana Moradi is a founding partner of Moradi Saslaw LLP, with offices in San Francisco and San Mateo.  She has sixteen years of achieving successful outcomes for clients through negotiated agreements, mediation and litigation.  Her practice is 100% focused on family law. She represents clients throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, East Bay and Contra Costa), on substantive matters including the following:

(1)   divorce,

(2)   asset and debt division,

(3)   spousal support (sometimes referred to as alimony),

(4)   child support,

(5)   custody,

(6)   visitation,

(7)   move-away (relocation) disputes,

(8)   prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements ("pre-nups and "post-nups").


She counsels her clients in these areas through three different processes:

(1)   problem-solving strategy of settlement,

(2)   results-oriented, cost effective litigation, and

(3)   coaching clients going through the mediation process.

After graduating with distinction from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, Ms. Moradi went on to receive her Juris Doctorate with a concentration in business from Cornell Law School. Before founding Moradi Saslaw LLP, she was an associate at two well-known law firms in the Bay Area, where she obtained valuable experience as a business litigator first, and then second, in managing and litigating high-asset divorce cases involving complex valuation, property division and custody issues.


Ms. Moradi is well-acquainted with alternative dispute resolution techniques and is able to provide assistance throughout the process. She will strive to negotiate a reasonable settlement whenever possible, but has and will vigorously represent her clients in court when necessary. In every case, she will present a cost/benefit analysis to her clients so that they can make informed, educations decisions about process.  In custody and visitation matters, Ms. Moradi will endeavor to create a plan that is best suited for the client and the client's family.  Ms. Moradi works with a variety of clients, including but not limited to vprivate equity partners, tech entrepreneurs, stay-at-home parents, salaried employees, business owners, and restaurant and bar owners.


Ms. Moradi is active in her local bar associations, where she previously served as chair of the San Francisco Family Law Section, Barristers Club. She is often called upon to share her insights by giving presentations to financial advisory and planning organizations such as UBS Private Wealth Management, Andersen Tax,



 
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, Father's Rights

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, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

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About Kiana Moradi

Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.moradisaslaw.com/kiana-moradi/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, San Francisco Bar Association Barristers, Family Law Section, 2010-2013
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Barristers and Family Law Sections
  • San Francisco County Bar Association - Barristers and Family Law Sections

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Spark, provided legal apprenticeship for adolescent mentee, 2012, http://sparkprogram.org/
  • Full Circle Fund, Education Circle, Leadership Committee, www.fullcirclefund.org, 2007-1010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • UBS Private Wealth Management, Family Law Basics for Financial Professionals, September 15, 2009
  • Wealth Tax Advisory Services, Family Law Basics for Financial Professionals, August 17, 2009.
  • Family Law Solo Practice: Starting and Making It Last, Bar Association of San Francisco,April 28, 2009.
  • Goodwill in the Legal and Medical Profession: How This Asset Can Be Divided And Valued In Your Divorce, Bar Association, June 3, 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in Psychology, with Distinction
Office Location for Kiana Moradi

505 Sansome Street
Suite 1980
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-800-1543

Fax: 415-373-3813

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Last Updated: 3/22/2019

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