Law Office of Shelley A. Gordon

Law Office of Shelley A. Gordon

I am a sole practitioner and will devote myself personally to working with you to achieve results. My style is direct, fair and efficient. I provided services as attorney for the case, hourly consultant on limited issues, or as a mediator.

Firm Overview

I have been in practice for 35 years, and over 18 years have been devoted to California family law issues. I have experience working with both traditional and nontraditional families and with men and women. Some couples have had long relationships, and some brief ones. I serve clients in Alameda County (Oakland, Hayward, Fremont, Berkeley, San Leandro) as well as cities in Contra Costa County, and I do so while applying a few simple principles to every case:
* That open, honest communication between me and you is the key to a successful outcome;
*That the interests of children are of paramount importance in any family law dispute;
*That courtroom litigation may sometimes be necessary, but methods like mediation and negotiation give clients control, leading to more satisfying outcomes;
*That long-lasting resolutions are preferable to making you return to court repeatedly.
To arrange a consultation please call me at 510 535-1652 or send me an e-mail at

You and your family deserve closure.
Family law issues can quickly become heated and time-consuming affairs, keeping your family from finding the peace you require to move on with your lives. I have a collaborative and cooperative approach that is designed to get your family through the trying time as quickly and in as respectful a manner as possible. When required, I am an aggressive, fair advocate in the courtroom.
My approach to family law issues such as divorce and property division, child custody and spousal support leads to positive outcomes and attitudes.
Main Office
Main Office
1946 Embarcadero
Suite 200
Oakland  CA  94606
  • (510) 535-1652
  • (510) 535-2579


Free Initial Consultation?
Phone consultation (not to exceed 15 minutes)
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
$150. initial in office consultation
Hourly Rates
$325. * (ask me about limited discounted fee opportunities)
Practice Areas include:
Divorce & Property Division
Child Custody
Child Support
Spousal Support/Alimony
Support & Modifications
Mediation & Arbitration
Pre- Marital Agreements & Marital Agreements

Shelley A. Gordon

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