David A. Patton

David A. Patton

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Jose, CA

Lonich Patton Ehrlich Policastri
 | 1871 The Alameda, Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 408-553-0801
Fax: 408-553-0807
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    A co-founder of Lonich & Patton LLP, David A. Patton represents clients who reside in San Jose and Silicon Valley, California. He practices family law, handling cases such as child support, divorce, domestic violence, child custody, spousal support, visitation, postnuptial agreements, asset division, modifications and prenuptial agreements.

    After attending the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Patton graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1983 with a double major in international business and French. He then went to Santa Clara Law, receiving his Juris Doctor in 1987. While in law school, he went to Singapore for a summer to work in a law firm and also worked for the school's law review as an editor.

    For over 20 years, Mr. Patton worked in several different areas of law before centering on family law. His background enables him to encourage clients to reach a settlement, but he is fully able to litigate the family law matter, if necessary. A member of The State Bar of California and the Santa Clara County Bar Association, Mr. Patton is admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He has an Avvo rating of 10.0, which is considered superb.

    A certified family law specialist in California, Mr. Patton holds memberships in the Northern California Fraud and Investigators Association and the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists. He also serves as a private mediator and judge, and is a volunteer judge for The Superior Court of California for the County of Santa Clara.

    Certificates and Credentials

    California Board of Legal Specialization

    About David Patton

    Admitted: 1988, California

    Professional Webpage: http://www.lonichandpatton.com/david-patton.html


    • Honored, AV Rated Firm, Martindale Hubble, 2008
    • Award, Silicon Valley's Top Attorneys, San Jose Magazine, 2006
    • Award, Who's Who in American Law, Marquis Who's Who, 2003
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Commissioner, State Bar Family Law Advisory Commission, State Bar of California, 2014
    • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee, 2008
    • President, Creekside Village Homeowners Association, 2006
    • Member, Better Business Bureau, 2002
    • Member, State Bar of California, 1988
    • Member, Santa Clara Bar Association, 1988
    • U.S Federal Courts, 1983
    • Member, California Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
    • Member, Northern California Fraud and Investigators Association
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court
    • California, 1988
    • U.S Court of Appeals

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Settlement Judge, Santa Clara County Superior Court, 1993
    • Captain, Skyline Ski Racing Team, Skyline High School

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Legal Validity of Exculpatory Clauses in Storage Contracts, Mini Storage Magazine, 1985
    • Editor, Santa Clara University School of Law Review, 1987

    Educational Background:

    • University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, B.A. in International Business & French, 1983
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    Office Location for David A. Patton

    1871 The Alameda
    Suite 400
    San Jose, CA 95126

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    Last Updated: 4/28/2020

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