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Elizabeth L. Voorhees

Elizabeth L. Voorhees

Compassionate Family Law Practice
  • Family Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce
  • California
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Biography

Elizabeth is a Family Law Attorney with experience in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and surrounding Bay Area Counties. In 1995, Elizabeth was sworn in as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster children in Santa Cruz County, and a State Certified Domestic Violence Advocate. She advocated for victims of domestic violence for seven years in Santa Cruz county prior to becoming a licensed attorney.

In 2005, Elizabeth completed two specialized courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution at the Strauss Institute at Pepperdine School of Law. Elizabeth also completed the training to practice Collaborative Divorce with the Collaborative Divorce Group of Silicon Valley.

Elizabeth has experience with all aspects of family law including divorce, legal separation, custody, visitation, name changes, domestic violence restraining orders and also provides mediation services to clients throughout the Bay Area.

Elizabeth lives in Santa Cruz County with two of her three children and two very sneaky cats.

Education
Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. (2003) | Law, Public Interest
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Honors: Best Oral Advocate, 2000 Women In Law scholarship recipient for outstanding work in the field of Domestic Violence, 2001 4 years with the Northern California Innocence Project Specialist Certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice
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University of California - Santa Cruz
B.A. (1998) | Legal Studies and Sociology Double Major
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Honors: College Honors Honors in Legal Studies Phi Beta Kappa
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Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Modern Family Law
- Current
Contracting Attorney
Seabrook Law Offices
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Awards
Distinguished Attorney
Lawyers of Distinction
Outstanding Attorney
The Daily Journal
Distinguished Attorney
Lawyers of Distinction
Elite Lawyer
Elite Lawyers
2021 & 2022
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 232338
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 232338
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
Family Law
Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Arbitration & Mediation
Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Languages
  • English
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Website
Modern Family Law, San Jose, CA
Contact & Map
Modern Family Law
San Jose Office
3031 Tisch Way
110 Plaza West
San Jose, CA 95128
Telephone: (510) 279-6072
Cell: (669) 903-9079
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Please call, email, or chat with us on our website to make an appointment before traveling to one of our CA offices. We do not accept walk-ins - all visits are by appointment only. Thank you, in advance.
Modern Family Law
Palo Alto Office
3000 El Camino Real
Bldg 4, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Telephone: (650) 879-4972
Notice: Please call, email, or chat with us on our website to make an appointment before traveling to one of our CA offices. We do not accept walk-ins - all visits are by appointment only. Thank you, in advance.
Modern Family Law
Oakland Office
1 Kaiser Plaza
Suite 401
Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 422-0472
Notice: Please call, email, or chat with us on our website to make an appointment before traveling to one of our CA offices. We do not accept walk-ins - all visits are by appointment only. Thank you, in advance.