Lawyers of Distinction wishes to welcome H. Yvonne Seeley, Esq., of San Mateo, California. Ms. Seeley is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.

With over thirty years of civil litigation experience, Ms. Seeley brings experience to the firm and represents clients through all phases of family law litigation before private judges and in public courthouses.  In addition, she is also certified in and practices collaborative law.  For clients who elect mediation to resolve their issues, Ms. Seeley acts both as a mediator and as a consulting attorney in the mediation setting.

Ms. Seeley’s practice focuses on dissolution cases involving high asset and complex financial issues such as the division of interests in closely-held businesses, real estate, and equity compensation, including stock options and RSU’s.  Ms. Seeley also has extensive experience with high-conflict custody matters and relocation/move-away cases.

She received her Bachelor of Arts from San Jose State in 1976, her Juris Doctorate from San Francisco Law School in 1980 and her Master of Science in Business from Notre Dame Naumr University in 2001.

Further, Ms. Seeley is an active member of the family law legal community.  She serves on the Boards of Directors for the San Mateo County Bar Association and the San Mateo County Women Lawyers’ Section Educational Foundation.  She co-authored a chapter in a family law publication, Strategies for Family Law in California.

Prior to founding Seeley Family Law Practice, Ms. Seeley worked at Hersh Family Law in San Francisco and the Law Offices of John A. Guthrie in Pleasanton and the Seeley Law Firm in San Mateo.  In her previous association with civil and family law firms she was lead attorney in bench and jury trials.  Ms.  Seeley has also appeared and argued before the First District Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

Again, congratulations to Ms. Seeley on becoming a Lawyer of Distinction!

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