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Lisa J. Mendes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Mendes Weed, LLP
1990 N. California Blvd., Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-979-5568
Fax: 925-301-8667
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Family Law (60%), Business/Corporate (10%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Estate Planning & Probate (10%), Tax: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner in the law firm of Mendes Weed, LLP, 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 federal and state tax law, divorce and other family law issues, elder law, and business and civil litigation. They also provide estate planning and probate services.

Prior to earning her Juris Doctorate at the John F. Kennedy University School of Law in Orinda, 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
  • 60%Family Law
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Tax: Business
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, Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Trusts, Wills, Tax Law


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Lisa J. Mendes

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
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Office Location for Lisa J. Mendes

1990 N. California Blvd.
Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: 925-979-5568

Fax: 925-301-8667

Last Updated: 11/24/2021

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