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Amy N. Paul

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Sound Law Group, LLP
201 Spear St, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-495-4499
Fax: 415-495-3202
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Attorney Profile

Attorney Amy N. Paul is a partner at Sound Law Group, LLP. Amy devotes her practice to listening to clients and working with them to educate them about their rights, obligations and options for resolving their disputes.  Amy enjoys helping clients find and create solutions that are best for their family.  With offices in San Francisco, Oakland and the ability to meet remotely, Amy works with clients throughout California.

Amy is an accomplished litigator and mediator and utilizes collaborative divorce techniques as part of her practice. She built the success of her practice on strong commitment to clients, decades of experience, and investment in continued development of new skills through challenging programs such as the Harvard Negotiation Institute, the National Family Law Trial Institute, the Rocky Mountain Child Advocacy Training Institute and Steven Rosenberg Mediation Training.

Recognized for her accomplishments, Amy is AV Preeminent peer-review rated,* the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. She and her prior firm, Pierson Coats Palash & Paul, LLP, have also been listed among the “best lawyers” and “best law firms” by U.S. News and World Report.

Amy obtained a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College and earned her law degree from the University of California, Hastings, College of the Law. 

Amy is a board member of the Alameda County Family Law Association and the San Francisco Collaborative Practice Group.  She is also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and a Certified Legal Specialist.

San Francisco, Main Office:

Sound Law Group, LLP

500 Sansome St. Suite 200

San Francisco, CA 94111

PH: 415-495-4499

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Family Law
  • 50%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

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


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022

About Amy N. Paul

First Admitted: 1998, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • San Francisco Collaborative Practice Group, Board Member
  • Alameda County Family Law Association, Board Member
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Legal Specialist


  • U.S. News and World Reports, Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Tier 1
  • Super Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review and Judiciary Rating of AV

Educational Background

  • Dickinson College
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Office Location for Amy N. Paul

201 Spear St
Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105

Phone: 415-495-4499

Fax: 415-495-3202

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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