Alice P. Cheng

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Law Offices of Vanessa Candelaria, P.C.
 | 1981 N. Broadway, Suite 440
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-233-6222
Fax: 925-891-7820
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Alice P. Cheng is an experienced, compassionate attorney at the Law Offices of Vanessa Candelaria, P.C. and represents clients in legal issues related to family law. Ms. Cheng serves families throughout the Bay Area as they deal with the emotional and often turbulent issues related to family law.

At the University of California, Ms. Cheng earned an undergraduate degree with a major in sociology and political science. She then went on to earn a Juris Doctor at the University of California at Davis School of Law and is currently admitted to practice in California. A member of the Board of Directors of the Alameda County Bar Association, she is also a member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association and the Earl Warren American Inn of Court.

During her time as a legal intern at the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office, she completed numerous bench trials and eight criminal jury trials, motions to suppress evidence, and preliminary hearings, giving her extensive courtroom experience. Ms. Cheng now focuses on cases related to dissolution of marriage, property division, child support, spousal support, child custody, adjudication of paternity, and domestic violence.

Ms. Cheng also participates in many pro bono activities. As a volunteer settlement commissioner for the Superior Court of Alameda County and as a member of the Community Legal Assistance Saturday Program, the Family Law Clinic of the Alameda County Bar Association and the Day of Court Program for the Superior Court of Alameda County, she gives back to her community regularly.

Ms. Cheng also speaks Cantonese, and is conversant in Mandarin.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

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

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Alice Cheng

Admitted: 2010, California

Professional Webpage: https://candelarialawoffices.com/alice-p-cheng/

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected as the Barristers recipient of the Distiniguished Service Award. , Distinguished Service Award - New Lawyer, Alameda County Bar Association , 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Women Lawyers of Alameda County, 2017 - Present
  • Earl Warren American Inn of Court, Member, September 1, 2013 - Present
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association Family Law Section Board Member, 2019 - Present
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2017 - Present  
  • Alameda County Bar Association, Barristers Section Executive Committee, 2014 - 2019 (Secretary 2015, Vice-Chair 2016, Chair 2017-2018)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Superior Court of Contra Costa - Double Pro-Per Settlement Attorney
  • Alameda County Bar Association Family Law Clinic, 2017 - Present
  • Superior Court of Alameda County - Day of Court Program, 2014 - Present
  • Superior Court of Alameda County - Volunteer Settlement Commissioner, 2016 - Present  
  • Alameda County Bar Association - Community Legal Assistance Saturday Program (CLASP), 2017 - Present

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Davis (A.B. degrees in Political Science and Sociology), 2002
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Office Location for Alice P. Cheng

1981 N. Broadway
Suite 440
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: 925-233-6222

Fax: 925-891-7820

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Last Updated: 10/11/2019

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