Lisa J. Mendes

Top rated family law attorney in Walnut Creek, California

Mendes Law, PC
Lisa J. Mendes
Mendes Law, PC

Practice Areas: Family law, Estate planning & probate; view more

Licensed in California since: 2012

Education: John F Kennedy University- College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

Mendes Law, PC

1990 N California Blvd
Suite 20
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Visit website


Lisa J. Mendes serves individuals, families and businesses in the San Francisco Bay area. Ms. Mendes and her team aggressively defend their clients in the areas of , divorce and other family law issues, restraining orders, elder law, and business and civil litigation. 

Prior to earning her Juris Doctorate at the John F. Kennedy University School of Law in Pleasant Hill, California, Ms. Mendes obtained a bachelor’s degree in Spanish language and literature and a master’s degree in business administration. She speaks fluent Spanish as well as English.

Ms. Mendes puts her education, knowledge and experience to work for her clients not only in the courtroom but also at the negotiation table. In addition, she has authored numerous legal articles for Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine. She has excellent communication skills, in both her one-on-one verbal interactions with her clients and her writing.

A respected member of the legal community, Ms. Mendes holds a license to practice in all California state and federal courts. She is an active member of the Trusts and Estates, Family Law, Litigation and Taxation Sections of the California Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Family law, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Trusts, Wills

  • 90% Family law
  • 10% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 2012, California

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA), Member
  • Contra Costa County Delegation of the California Conference of Bar Association, Member
  • Robert G. McGrath Inn of Court, Member
Industry Groups:
  • Businesses
  • Families
  • Individuals
  • Parents

Office location for Lisa J. Mendes

1990 N California Blvd
Suite 20
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: 925-979-5568


1 Year Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

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