Maria C. Garrett De Lievano

Attorney

Maria Garrett de Liévano is a graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Chicago, and earned her law degree from the University of California Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall). During law school, she was a research associate for family law professor Melissa Murray and a recipient of the Jim Fahey Safe Homes for Women Fellowship and of the Herma Hill Kay Fellowship. In her second year of law school, Maria helped to found the non-profit organization Family Violence Appellate Project. She sat on the organization’s Board of Directors from 2012 to 2014 and remains the chair of their New Leadership Counsel.

Before joining DeLacey, Riebel & Shindell, Maria was an associate at Sideman & Bancroft. Previously she served as a summer clerk at Whiting, Fallon, Ross & Abel and in the family law division of Bay Area Legal Aid. Prior to law school, she worked at Josiah-Lake Gardiner LLP, a family law boutique firm in London. She is the recipient of a Marshall Fund Fellowship, the Alexander von Humboldt Chancellor Fellowship for American leaders, and an awardee of the Fulbright.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
100% Family Law

BAR ADMISSIONS
California, 2014

EDUCATION
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California
University of Chicago

HONORS AND AWARDS
Years Selected to the Rising Stars List, 2017 - 2019

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
San Francisco County Bar Association, Member
Family Violence Appellate Project, Board Member, 2012 - 2018
Family Violence Appellate Project, New Leadership Committee
Super Lawyers, Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Francisco, CA

PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
Sideman & Bancroft, Attorney
Whiting, Fallon, Ross & Abel, Clerk
Josiah-Lake Gardiner LLP

contact

415-528-7000
maria@drsfamilylaw.com

san francisco office

505 Montgomery Street
7th Floor San Francisco,
CA 94111
Telephone: 415-528-7000
Fax: 415-528-7001

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