Emily M De Falla

Emily M De Falla

De Falla Law & Mediation
  • Family Law, Divorce, Estate Planning
  • California
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Divorce doesn’t have to be a costly and painful battle. Mediator and Collaborative Divorce attorney Emily M. De Falla guides couples toward a cooperative, respectful divorce. By honoring both parties’ priorities, she can help you get around roadblocks and craft sensible solutions. The results are lower costs, equitable results, and healthier, happier kids.

Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. (1988) | Law
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Milton D. Green Scholar
Activities: Hastings Law Review, First year Extern to the Hon. Eugene Lynch US District Court
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University of San Francisco
B.S. (1984) | Organizational Development and Human Relations
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Professional Experience
Attorney/Mediator
De Falla Law & Mediation
- Current
Associate
Farella Braun & Martel
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Publications
Articles & Publications
An Interview with a member - Emily M. De Falla
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Domestic Partnership: Keeping Soc. Sec. Benefits Intact
Today's Retirement
CGL Insurance Coverage for Clean Up of Hazardous Waste
William S. Hein Co. Buffalo, New York
Voir Dire for California’s Civil Trials: Applying the Williams Standard
Hastings Law Journal, Vol 39, No. 2
Capital Trials: Juror Attitudes and Selection Strategies
National Jury Project
Speaking Engagements
Using Brain Science for Successful Virtual Mediation, MCLE Spectacular
Contra Costa County Bar Association
Introduction to Collaborative Practice, Family Law Section
When a Trust Is Not Enough, Legacy Committee
5 Most Important Things to Include in Your Estate Plan, Elder Advocate Club
Collaborative Divorce: A Better Option, Mt. Diablo Legal Professional Association Membership
Mt. Diablo Legal Professional Association
Awards
Eureka Award
Collaborative Practice California
Order of the Coif
Hastings College of the Law
Magna Cum Laude
Hastings College of the Law
Milton D. Green Award
Hastings College of the Law
Professional Associations
Alameda County Bar Association
Member
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California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Associate Member
- Current
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Association for Dispute Resolution of Northern California
Member
- Current
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Academy of Professional Family Mediators
Member
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California Dispute Resolution Council
Member
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Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Member
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Long Term Care Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County
President, Board of Directors
- Current
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Collaborative Practice East Bay
Chair, Public Education Committee
- Current
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Collaborative Practice California
Board Member
- Current
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International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Member
- Current
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California Lawyers Association
Member, Family Law and Trusts & Estates Sections
- Current
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Contra Costa County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Prenups & Marital Agreements
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
De Falla Law & Mediation
Blog
De Falla Law Articles
Contact & Map
De Falla Law & Mediation
Danville
185 Front Street
Suite 203
Danville, CA 94526
Telephone: (925) 309-4550
Fax: (415) 480-1699
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: During the pandemic appointments are primarily via videoconference. In office meetings are scheduled based on individual circumstances.
De Falla Law & Mediation
Walnut Creek
1990 N. California Blvd.
Suite 800
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Telephone: (925) 444-7378
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: During the pandemic appointments are primarily via videoconference. In office meetings are scheduled based on individual circumstances.