Your Trusted Partner

Experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorneys, and Mediators, Serving the San Francisco Bay Area, and Sacramento Area Counties.

Your Trusted Partner

Experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorneys, and Mediators, Serving the San Francisco Bay Area, and Sacramento Area Counties.

Your Trusted Partner

Experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorneys, and Mediators, Serving the San Francisco Bay Area, and Sacramento Area Counties.

Your Trusted Partner

Experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorneys, and Mediators, Serving the San Francisco Bay Area, and Sacramento Area Counties.

COVID-19 NOTICE

To ensure the safety of our clients, employees, and community, Lewellen | Strebe will operate exclusively as a remote-work environment. Our office is already fully capable to provide our full suite of legal services to our clients while our physical office is closed. We are able to continue to provide cloud-based document exchange with high-level security, electronic case management, as well as free consults via phone and videoconferences. We remain ready to assist you in this difficult time and offer our support to those affected by this pandemic and those in need of vital legal services.

Resolution So You Can Start the Next Chapter

Your family law situation is deeply personal and stressful. It is likely the most difficult legal issue you will ever face. Often there are children involved, for whom everybody wants to make thoughtful decisions and constructive agreements.

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Lewellen | Strebe attorneys understand this and are committed to helping clients move from conflict into successful resolution. We take pride in helping our clients find peace of mind and clarity in uncertain times. Helping you move confidently into a new and rewarding chapter of your life is the ultimate goal.

Tenacious, Tough Attorneys

Lewellen | Strebe family law attorneys never shy away from tough cases. Our highly experienced attorneys are often called upon to litigate and be trial counsel when matters are contentious and unable to be settled.

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We are able to deliver successful outcomes for our clients in extremely challenging circumstances because we are relentless in pursuing your goals. Quite simply, we leave no stone unturned, and we work harder and smarter than the opposition.

Thoughtful, Trusted Representation

You tell your divorce attorney everything, so you have to trust them with the most intimate details of your case. We do not take that trust lightly.

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Lewellen | Strebe takes pride in our client-centered approach that focuses on each person’s goals and personal needs, while controlling costs and managing emotional stress. We believe that with the proper information and counsel, each client can obtain resolution and move on to a more satisfying chapter of his or her life. Over the years, our clients have trusted our thoughtfulness and our high-integrity approach to family law.

Effective Because We Know Family Law

Family law disputes are serious and the stakes are high. You deserve a powerful advocate in the conference room and the courtroom. Kimberly, Mike, and George are expert strategists – a dynamic, formidable settlement, litigation and trial team.

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Our primary focus is to help our clients achieve their goals and desired outcomes. Our deep experience in family law provide the basis for that success, both in and out of the courtroom—our understanding of the technical elements of California family law, our strategy-driven approach, our established relationships with judges and members of the bar, our successful track record— all provide Lewellen | Strebe with key advantages that allow us to obtain excellent outcomes for our clients. To learn more about our qualifications, see team biographies.

Individual Attention to Your Case

We are in a deeply human business, and as such we think of the service we provide as “client care.” If you work with Lewellen | Strebe, your case will be personally handled by a veteran family law attorney – you will feel well-represented.

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We communicate with you seamlessly and thoroughly, keeping you informed about court dates and important deadlines. We take the time to get to know your family and your wishes. Above all, we understand this is an emotionally charged time in your life—so part of the service we provide includes being a critical point of support.

Realistic, Cost-Effective Options

In every family law case there are various paths toward resolution. But every case is unique – not all paths are equal in terms of likely outcomes, costs and the time involved.

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One of the first and most important functions we serve is to help you compare the options: negotiation, mediation, a court proceeding, among many others. There are pros and cons for each option, and trade-offs between cost, time and likely effectiveness. Often, the right decision isn’t obvious. Regardless of which law firm you work with, a transparent and honest discussion of overall case strategy is essential—how your case is structured and the associated costs.

We Excel in Complex Cases

Beyond standard divorce cases, our firm specializes in complex family law matters, those involving: forensic accounting, business and tax expertise, commercial real estate valuation, equity compensation, venture capital, foreign business organizations, international custody issues involving competing jurisdictions, domestic violence, and cases that hinge on medical factors.

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These cases demand an advanced knowledge of the law and the ability to leverage the right experts . Our extensive trial and our strategic approach to complex cases has resulted in an impressive record of success over the years.

Counties we serve: San Francisco County; San Mateo County; Marin County; Alameda County; Santa Clara County; Contra Costa County; Sonoma County; Napa County; Sacramento County; Yolo County; Placer County; El Dorado County.

No-Cost Initial Consultation

Contact us today to have a conversation with one of our family law attorneys. There is no cost to you for a one-hour consultation. We will answer questions, assess your unique situation, and provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions about next steps.

Client Testimonials

  • An attorney who truly cares! Kimberly is excellent at her chosen craft: Family Law. She truly cares about her clients, because she listens carefully and then with her client's permission, she leverages years of practical experience litigating and advocating for her clients. She is a consummate professional. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is seeking an attorney who truly cares and has a... read more

    Jeff
    3/23/2020
  • I trust Kim's experience! Kim has been helping me through my child custody case. Kim has been great to me. She tells me exactly what needs to be done and I trust her experience. She answers all my questions and gives me clear answers. She has also been very patient which I appreciate. My case is still ongoing but so far she has helped... read more

    anonymous
    3/20/2020
  • Determined on Behalf of Her Clients In 2014, in the midst of a tough divorce and international separation from my children, I had the fortune of meeting with and retaining the services of Kimberly Lewellen. Kimberly quickly helped me understand the issues that lay ahead for a single Father who is seeking shared custody. As this is an uphill challenge for Fathers, I deeply appreciated Kimberly's... read more

    Anthony
    3/18/2020
  • On Point Kimberly is an excellent attorney. Throughout my volatile and often emotional mediation process, Kimberly remained diligent and professional. She was prepared, direct and assertive. Her knowledge, experience and proven credibility was invaluable toward reaching a good outcome. Kimberly brought a rational perspective to an often irrational negotiation. I appreciate her counsel and leadership.

    Dino
    3/18/2020
  • Saved my startup amidst a divorce storm! Kim took my case from day one with all the facts in mind and worked toward my end goal with their CPAs and team members. She fought hard to get me the settlement I needed to continue to run the business I founded during my marriage. If you are looking for a key partner to help you navigate the murky... read more

    Clint
    5/13/2019
  • Child Custody can be tough – But with the right attorney, you can persevere. The synopsis: I had hired my first lawyer through reference and it was not good. Upset and demoralized, a friend recommended Michael to me. To my surprise, I quickly received a response and was on the phone with Michael. It was a sign of his professionalism and things to come. In short time, Michael became an expert in my case... read more

    Joseph
    3/14/2019
  • Excellence Michael was a huge help to me with my case. He and his team were always available to answer any questions I had. They had me completely prepared for my case. I would highly recommend Michael and Cordell & Cordell to anyone.

    Josh
    2/03/2017
  • Very Good Attorney Michael has been extremely diligent in his efforts to finally close a Divorce case for me that has been ongoing since 2012. He has been excellent at communication with me even when I am exasperated by this process. A far better attorney than I have had in the past and I wish I had him at the beginning of this... read more

    Craig
    2/02/2017
  • Very Sharp Without getting into detail about my case, I'd just like to say that Michael dug me out of a pretty deep hole. His preparation, craft and determination enabled me to prevail. Thanks to him, my family and children can live a much better life.

    anonymous
    12/19/2016
  • Compassionate and professional Michael is an interesting blend of dry humor, and traditional common sense. You get a sense that he's been in the situation you're currently in hundreds of times, and can navigate you towards the best situation. In my case, Michael was unfortunately dealt a bad hand, as the lawyer prior to him made my case incredibly more difficult and expensive... read more

    Anthony
    7/08/2016
  • Guardian Angel and Attorney in one I had 2 consults with Michael and several phone calls in between those 2 consults. He showed me the utmost competence, professionalism and compassion of any attorney I have ever met. It was clear that he was more interested than doing what's right for me than what might just be good for business. Even though I haven't retained him yet,... read more

    anonymous
    6/20/2016
  • Great representation!! Michael Strebe represented me in a recent spousal support hearing and his representation was stellar. I had been raked over the coals by my ex until I hired Michael. He was ALWAYS available whenever I called and he gave a piece of mind I hadn't known during the entire divorce. (5yrs)I used to think I couldn't afford and attorney, after... read more

    William
    7/17/2014
  • Excellent attorney - highly recommend I turned to Michael Strebe because I was unhappy with my previous lawyer in a dissolution matter. What a pleasant surprise! Michael was knowledgeable, highly effective and always kept in mind my best interest. He maintatined just the right amount of communication, keeping me properly informed while, at the same time, shielding me from all the drama the other party... read more

    Alex
    2/21/2014
  • Micheal is one of the best lawyer. I hired Michael to help me with my case and would like to recommend him as a strong advocate who helped me through a very difficult time in my life. Michael guided me through the entire process, with compassion and really cared about my case. Michael was professional and competent through the trial and got me a winning verdict. I... read more

    anonymous
    2/03/2014
  • Responsive and informative Michael helped me with my family law matter. Of course I was not happy needing the services of an attorney, but I was happy to have Michael help me through the process. He was very responsive to my questions and kept me informed throughout this personal ordeal.

    John
    9/03/2013

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