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Pierson Coats Palash & Paul LLP

Andrea Palash

Partner

Pierson Coats Palash & Paul LLP
Main Office
500 Sansome Street, Suite 220
San Francisco, CA 94111

  • Tel : 415-495-4499
  • Fax : 415-495-3202

Education
  • J.D. Golden Gate University School of Law, 1986
  • B.A. English, University of California, Berkeley, CA., 1983
Practice Areas
  • High Conflict Child Custody Litigation
  • Parenting Coordination
  • Consultation
Summary
Extended Bio

Andrea Palash obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and her law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law. Andrea was admitted to the California State Bar in 1987 and has practiced family law almost exclusively since that time. She is a partner in the San Francisco firm of Pierson, Coats, Palash & Paul, LLP. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist, a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and a past President of the Northern California Chapter of the AAML. She is a former member of the Family and Juvenile Advisory Committee to the Judicial Council of California and the former Chair of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California. Andrea is a current member of the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of California and the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF). Andrea has been a speaker for various AAML, State Bar programs, BASF and other county bar associations, and other programs in Family Law and has published numerous articles on various topics related to Family Law. Andrea has been named a “Northern California Super Lawyer” by San Francisco Magazine (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020), as one of the “Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers” by San Francisco Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009) and as one of the “Top 50 Female Northern California Super Lawyers” by San Francisco Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2016).