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Sarah Van Voorhis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP
601 Montgomery Street, Suite 525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-274-2530
Fax: 415-872-1486
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010
Licensed in California Since: 2001
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law
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Attorney Profile

Sarah Van Voorhis is a founding partner of Van Voorhis & Sosna, LLP, a San Francisco law firm dedicated exclusively to resolving family law matters for clients throughout the Bay Area. Ms. Van Voorhis’ practice focuses on complex marital and domestic partner dissolutions, including property allocation and division, child custody issues, parentage or paternity, child support, spousal support, and the legal aspects of custodial and non-custodial parent relocation. She regularly drafts prenuptial and postnuptial agreements as well and also serves as the reviewing attorney for such agreements.

In 2014, Ms. Van Voorhis was named a Commissioner by the State Bar of California to the Family Law Advisory Commission.  The Family Law Advisory Commission consists of only eight Certified Family Law Specialists in the state of California.  The Commission advises the California Board of Legal Specialization when it is considering applications for certification.

Ms. Van Voorhis received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and her B.A. from the University of Utah, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. While in law school, she served as an intern with the U.S. Attorney and the San Jose District Attorney. Ms. Van Voorhis is also one of only a small percentage of California attorneys who have been certified as specialists in family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Lastly, Ms. Van Voorhis remains an actively involved member of several professional and bar association groups and currently serves as a settlement master (settlement judge) in the San Francisco County Family Law Superior Court.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

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

Selections

12 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2010

Certificates and Credentials

About Sarah Van Voorhis

First Admitted: 2001, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.vsfamlaw.com/sarah-van-voorhis.html

Educational Background

  • University of Utah, B.A.

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Specialist, Family Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1993

Pro bono/Community Service

  • VLSP volunteer attorney, 2004

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Vice-Chair, Family Law Advisory Commission of the State Bar of California, 2016
  • California State, 2001
  • Member, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF)
  • Board Member, Solo/Small Firm Committee, Bar Association of San Francisco, 2010
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section
  • Commissioner, Family Law Advisory Commission of the State Bar of California, 2014
  • Co-Chair/Chairperson, Barristers Club, San Francisco Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2007 - 2009
  • Vice-Chair, San Francisco Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2007
  • Board Member, Stanford Club of San Francisco, 2009 - 2010
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Office Location for Sarah Van Voorhis

601 Montgomery Street
Suite 525
San Francisco, CA 94111

Phone: 415-274-2530

Fax: 415-872-1486

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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