Tammy J. Mercado has a passion for helping her clients achieve their desired result. She listens and she personally responds to your text, email, or phone call promptly. She offers real solutions to your legal matters. Tammy will carefully evaluate the legal issues in your case, provide you sound advice, and offer you the pros and cons of each possible scenario so you can meet your legal objectives. She encourages clients to participate in their own matters. Tammy believes that client participation is key to a positive result and to keep attorney fees as low as possible. You can be sure that she will offer you straightforward, sound, honest advice in a professional manner, with integrity and excellence. Before opening her own law practice, Tammy worked for many high-volume law firms. This gave her extensive, diversified experience on hundreds of complex family law cases as well as civil matters. She is admitted to practice law before all courts in California and the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Contra Costa Bar Association, the Alameda County Bar Association, and the San Francisco Bar Association. Tammy is a graduate of John F. Kennedy School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from University of Phoenix. Tammy is also a licensed real estate broker, which comes in handy for valuing property in family law cases as well as real estate matters in the civil arena. During her off time, Tammy is an avid sailor who crews and races on various boats in the San Francisco Bay. Tammy approaches each case as she would any yacht race by assessing the other’s strengths, weaknesses, experience, equipment, history, and reputation. She is a member of the American Sailing Association and a certified Coast Guard Auxiliary Member.