Maureen Ann Grattan

Maureen Ann Grattan

Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • California
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Ms. Grattan has been a lawyer for over 30 years. She is both a trained mediator and an experienced trial lawyer. She also has experience and training in Collaborative Law. Her practice areas include family law and civil litigation.

In Family Law, Ms. Grattan believes that intelligent and creative solutions should be employed to minimize the financial and emotional toll of divorce and divorce-related issues on her clients and their children. She would prefer to brainstorm to find a win-win solution to court, and putting the children first is a focal point of her mediation efforts. Ms. Grattan is a strong advocate for learning how to communicate differently when the family paradigm changes, she does not believe in burning bridges. When collaborative or mediated settlements cannot be accomplished, she is prepared to litigate the issues in court assertively, professionally and effectively.

As a civil litigator, Ms Grattan has a track record of successful client representation that includes divorce and custody litigation, matters involving contract disputes, real estate, business torts and breaches of fiduciary duty. She excels in divorce mediation, custody mediation, support mediation, child support modifications, child custody modifications, premarital agreements (aka prenuptial agreements) and postmarital agreements.

Ms. Grattan is the Chair of the Family Law Section of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association, a member of the Santa Barbara Bench/Bar Committee, a Settlement Master for Santa Barbara County courts, and an attorney coach for the World Champion Dos Pueblos High School Mock Trial team. She is a former director of Santa Barbara Women's Lawyers.

University of California College of the Law, San Francisco
J.D. (1981) | Law
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University of California - Berkeley
B.A. (1972) | General
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell
- Current
Dorais, McFarland, Grattan & Polinsky Law Offices
Professional Associations
Santa Barbara Bench/Bar Committee
Committee Member
- Current
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Santa Barbara County Bar Association
Chair, Family Law Section
- Current
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State Bar of California  # 99722
- Current
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Santa Barbara Women Lawyers
Board Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Mediation
  • Civil Litigation
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Rogers Sheffield & Campbell, LLP
427 E Carrillo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Telephone: (805) 963-9721
Fax: (805) 966-3715