Matthew J. Rudy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Jose, CA

The Law Office of Matthew J. Rudy
 | 1871 The Alameda, Suite 335
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 408-329-9300
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew J. Rudy focuses his practice of family law in the areas of high-asset divorce, same-sex divorce and child support and custody issues, among a variety of family law matters. The founder of The Law Office of Matthew J. Rudy in San Jose, California, Mr. Rudy represents clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including Santa Clara, San Mateo and Alameda counties. He has been certified as a specialist in family law by the California Board of Legal Specialization.

A San Jose native and graduate of Mount Pleasant High School, Mr. Rudy completed his undergraduate coursework on the East Coast, graduating from Fordham University's Fordham College at Rose Hill in New York with a double major in political science and history. He later returned to California to earn his law degree at Santa Clara University School of Law.

While in law school, Mr. Rudy served as an intern for the Katherine & George Alexander Community Law Center, where he developed a passion for family law. After graduating, Mr. Rudy spent several years working for one of the most prominent firms for family law in the South Bay, gaining a great deal of valuable experience working on a variety of legal matters, including custody and visitation disputes, child support hearings and hearings on spousal support. He eventually earned the title of senior associate at that firm before deciding to head out on his own.

A champion college athlete in water polo, Mr. Rudy remains involved in the sport. He coached water polo while he was in law school, and he is currently a coach for a water polo team at Stanford University.

 
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, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization

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About Matthew Rudy

Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.rudyfamilylaw.com/divorce-attorneys/attorney-matt...

Honors and Awards:

  • CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Trusts and Estates, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, Top in class award, 2006
  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Family Law, The Witkin Legal Institute, 2006

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Santa Clara County Bar Association, President Advisory Committee, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Recipient, Santa Clara University Pro Bono Award, Santa Clara University School of Law Pro Bono Recognition Program, 2007
  • Katherine and George Alexander Community Law Center

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Stanford University club, men's water polo team, Head Coach

Educational Background:

  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York, Double major: Political Science and History
  • Mount Pleasant High School, San Jose

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
Office Location for Matthew J. Rudy

1871 The Alameda
Suite 335
San Jose, CA 95126

Phone: 408-329-9300

 

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Last Updated: 2/15/2017

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