Sophia Wood Henderson

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Mateo, CA

Hanson Crawford Crum Family Law Group
 | 411 Borel Avenue, Suite 440
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: 650-524-2144
Fax: 650-524-2141
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Attorney Sophia Wood Henderson is an associate with Hanson Crawford Crum Family Law Group, which has offices located in San Mateo and San Francisco, California. Board-certified as a family law specialist by The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization, Ms. Henderson has more than eight years of legal experience, and she provides invaluable representation to clients throughout Silicon Valley and the surrounding areas of northern California who seek unmatched representation for their divorces and other serious family law challenges.

    Adept at handling all aspect of divorce, Ms. Henderson maintains a particular focus on protecting the rights and best interests of children caught up in custody proceedings. A staunch advocate for the most innocent victims of the process, she fully understands the emotional impact divorce can have on children, and she strives to lessen the effects as much as possible by providing caring, compassionate counsel and support to both children and their parents alike.

    Her altruism and devotion to children extends beyond her legal practice, and Ms. Henderson works closely with the Child Advocacy Clinic as a dedicated child advocate for the San Francisco Superior Court. She also volunteers her time and legal services with Alameda County’s Day of Court volunteer attorney program as well as the San Mateo Family Court Status Conference Calendar and One-Day Divorce Program.

    A 2006 graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Ms. Henderson received her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2011, where she received a Public Interest Law Certificate with honors. In law school, she also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in the study of property and a Public Interest Law Foundation Grant.

    Active in her legal community since entering private practice, Ms. Henderson is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the San Mateo County Bar Association. She also serves as a board member and secretary of the USF Public Interest Law Foundation.

     
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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Rising Stars: 2020

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    California Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Sophia Wood Henderson

    Admitted: 2012, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.hansonflg.com/team/sophiawoodhenderson/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Public Interest Law Certificate with Honors (2011)
    • Recipient of CALI Excellence for the Future Award in the study of Property (2009)
    • Recipient of Public Interest Law Foundation Grant (2009)

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Family Law Specialist

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • San Mateo County Bar Association
    • Bar Association of San Francisco

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Homeless Prenatal Program
    • Probono Attorney, San Mateo Family Court Status Conference Calendar and One-Day Divorce Program
    • County’s Day of Court volunteer attorney program
    • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Mentee
    • USF Public Interest Law Foundation, Board Member/Secretary
    • Alameda County’s Day of Court volunteer attorney program
    • Child advocate for the San Francisco Superior Court through the Child Advocacy Clinic

    Educational Background:

    • University of California at Berkeley (2006)
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    Office Location for Sophia Wood Henderson

    411 Borel Avenue
    Suite 440
    San Mateo, CA 94402

    Phone: 650-524-2144

    Fax: 650-524-2141

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    Last Updated: 3/3/2020

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