Thomas M. Kenney

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Mateo, CA

Kenney Family Law
 | 1600 West Hillsdale Boulevard, Ste 102
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: 855-397-0549
Fax: 650-865-2075
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Attorney Thomas M. Kenney is the founder and principal of Kenney Family Law in San Mateo, California. Certified as a family law specialist by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Kenney has practiced law for more than 13 years, and since 2007, he has focused his practice exclusively on family law and helping individuals and families throughout San Mateo and Santa Clara counties with their complex, sensitive and emotional legal issues surrounding their divorces.

    Widely regarded as one of the leading family law litigators in his region, Mr. Kenney has considerable experience advocating on behalf of his clients in court and helping them achieve the favorable outcomes they seek for their issues involving child custody and support, alimony, property division and other related matters. He also has extensive experience handling domestic violence cases as well as reproductive rights issues.

    Although he concentrates the majority of his practice on divorce litigation, Mr. Kenney also offers invaluable counsel to those seeking to resolve their differences and reach agreements through alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation. Whether inside or outside the courtroom, Mr. Kenney is totally devoted to protecting his clients' rights and best interests throughout all legal proceedings, and he uses his in-depth legal knowledge as well as a vast network of tax and financial planners to help his clients obtain the positive results they deserve.

    A 2001 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Kenney attended Tulane University Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2005 and graduated Order of the Coif. A consummate professional, he is a member of The State Bar of California, the San Mateo County Bar Association and The Bar Association of San Francisco. He is also a member of the California Lawyers Association Family Law Section, and he once served on the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Membership Benefits Committee.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    California Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Thomas Kenney

    Admitted: 2005, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • Order of the Coif, Tulane Law School, 2005
    • Super Lawyer, Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Family Law Specialist

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Bar Association of San Francisco
    • ACFLS Membership, Benefits Committee, 2016 - 2017
    • California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section
    • California Bar
    • Santa Clara County Bar Association  
    • San Mateo County Bar Association
    • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author, Is Retroactivity Still on the Table? Support Orders after Gruen, Freitas, and Stover,, 2018
    • Author, Unanswered questions: The disposition of frozen embryos in California,, 2016
    • Presenter, AAML Symposium “Disposition of Frozen Embryos in Divorce”, May 2016

    Educational Background:

    • BA, American Studies University of California, Berkeley, 2001
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    Office Location for Thomas M. Kenney

    1600 West Hillsdale Boulevard
    Ste 102
    San Mateo, CA 94402

    Phone: 855-397-0549

    Fax: 650-865-2075

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    Last Updated: 4/20/2020

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