Stacey has worked in family law exclusively since 2007, having worked in a variety of settings including the court, private family law firms, as a public interest attorney, and finally owning her own practice for over 5 years in San Francisco. Stacey is experienced in traditional representation and has done extensive trial practice, but is also trained as a mediator and is a collaborative practitioner for those seeking an alternative means to resolve their family law disputes. Stacey is licensed in New York and California, and is a certified family law specialist in California. She has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving child custody, parentage, intimate partner abuse, child and spousal support, and division of assets and debts of all varieties on both large and smaller dissolution matters.
Stacey received her Juris Doctor from the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law where she was awarded the Paul O’Dwyer Fellowship for work dedicated to children’s rights and was a law review associate editor on the New York City Law Review. Stacey received her bachelor of arts degree from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY in Asian Studies and Global and International Studies.
Stacey is committed to educating her clients so they can participate in an informed manner in their representation. She also is dedicated to giving her clients a voice and making a process that may be intimidating something that can be empowering and healing. Stacey is known for her efficiency in practice, but also enjoys a legal research challenge on novel legal issues.
In her free time, Stacey spends time with her 2 children and spouse, reading fiction and literature on psychology, and hiking and being outdoors as much as possible.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
100% Family Law
CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES
Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California
New York, 2008
City University of New York School of Law (CUNY), New York, New York
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New YorkPROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Bar Association of San Francisco, Family Law Section, Immediate Past Chair
Collaborative Practice Golden Gate; https://collaborativedivorcegoldengate.org/PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
Schliffer Law, Solo Practitioner
Laughlin Legal, P.C., Senior Associate
Frank H. Hiscock Legal Aid Society, Senior Attorney
Kraus & Diamond, PLLC, Attorney
New Jersey Superior Court, Union Vicinage, Law Clerk to Hon. Robert J. Mega