Family Law Offices of Renee Marcelle

Family Law Offices of Renee Marcelle

The Family Law Offices of Renee Marcelle was established in 1988. Ms. Marcelle has 30 years of experience in the area of Family Law.

Firm Overview

We handle all family law matters, including California divorce, division of property, valuation and characterization of property, child support, spousal support, child custody, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, modification of proceedings, and domestic violence issues.

We also offer mediation services as well as Collaborative law.

Main Office
Main Office
930 Irwin Street, Suite 218
San Rafael  CA  94901
  • (415) 456-4444
The Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle handle all aspects of family law.
The firm is able to assist you in the following matters:

California Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage

Restraining Order matters

Division of Property

Valuation and Characterization of Property

Child Support

Spousal Support

Child Custody

Pre-Nuptial Agreements

Modification Proceedings

Domestic Violence


Collaborative Law


How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Ms. Marcelle has had a passion for Family Law since law school and now possesses over 30 years of experience.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Ms. Marcelle graduated from the University of Washington in 1980, with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude.

She continued her education at the University of Puget Sound, graduating in 1983 with her Juris Doctor (JD).

Ms. Marcelle was admitted in Virgina in 1983 and admitted in California in 1988.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We are dedicated to meeting your goals and agressive in protecting your rights and interests. We offer a variety of options on how to handle your case and what our level of involvement will be. You may choose to have full representation or you may choose to have the attorney represent you on a limited scope basis, while you handle the remainder of your matter. You, the client, are offered participation in your matter, should you choose, thereby enabling you to put more money in your families' pocket, rather than expend it on further attorney fees and costs.

Renee Marcelle

Renee M. Marcelle has practiced law since 1983 and has specialized in family law since 1992. Prior to starting her practice in family law and dissolution, Renee was a seasoned corporate lawyer and realestate professional.

Her experience in corporate law and real estate enable her to synthesize a knowledge of mortgage banking, general finance (including experience in the valuation of business models) and realestate development, into various aspects of family law and dissolution. Additionally, the strong negotiating skills and financial acumen Renee has developed give Renee a particular advantage in her family law practice, particularly when dealing with high income individuals whom often have special challenges during marital dissolution.

Renee was admitted to practice law in Virginia in 1983 and California in 1988. She graduated cum laude from the University of Washington in 1979 and received her Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Puget Sound in 1983. Renee has been an active licensed real estate broker since 1990. She also serves as a judge pro tem for the County of Marin.

Renee's education and work experience reflect her comprehensive knowledge and expertise, while her numerous trial successes highlight an ability and desire to stand up for her clients' rights in a court of law. Although settlement is generally the preferred choice in family law matters, clients can rest assure that should litigation become necessary, Renee is an experienced attorney who has the requisite ability to expertly evaluate trial strategy and bring the matter to effective conclusion.

Renee's belief is that "A person is unique, every case is different, and therefore it is necessary to give each client individualized personal attention. It is the attorney's obligation to provide quality representation. A seasoned attorney knows that a person's foundation often lies in their familial roots; thus dissolution can be a particularly emotional time."

Renee is able to be aggressive and stern, as well as compassionate and kind, depending on the client's needs. She understands the importance of being an excellent listener and giving each client the undivided patience and support they deserve during their journey to another chapter in their life.
  • Bar Number: 135643
    California , 1988
  • University of Washington
    B.A. cum laude , 1979
  • University of Puget Sound
    Juris Doctor (JD) , 1983

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