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Ariel Sosna
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • California
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Summary

Ariel Sosna is a founding partner of Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP. She is certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Sosna has been exclusively practicing family law in California (San Francisco Bay Area) since 2007.

Ms. Sosna received her J.D., with a concentration in Family Law, from U.C. Hastings School of the Law and her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley.

Before starting her own practice, Ms. Sosna was an associate at a well-known San Francisco law firm. She was co-chairperson of the Family Law Section of the San Francisco Bar Association's Barristers Club in 2009 and 2010. For the past nine consecutive years (2009-2017), Super Lawyers magazine named her a family law Rising Star after a confidential balloting process by members of the Bar. In 2013, Ms. Sosna completed the Center for Understanding in Conflict 40-hour Mediation Intensive Training Program. Ms. Sosna previously worked at the San Francisco Superior Court Family Law Facilitator's Office, the Law Center for Families (assisting with the Deaf Women's Legal Project), and the Center for Families, Children and the Courts, a division of the Administrative Office of the Courts. She was also a research assistant for Professor Weisberg contributing to "Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials and California Family Code and Related Provisions with Commentary."

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Support
  • Parentage (paternity)
  • Spousal Support
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free telephone consultations
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP
Current
Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. | Concentration in Family Law
Honors: Pro Bono Publico Award, Public Interest Law Certificate, Dan Bradley Fellowship
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University of California - Berkeley
B.A. | Psychology
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Awards
Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Recognized from 2009-2018
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 249883
Member
Current
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San Francisco Bar Association's Barristers Club
Co-chairperson of the Family Law section
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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San Francisco Bar Association
Member
Current
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Queen's Bench
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Barrister Club Involvement Leads to Founding of a Firm
The Bar Association of San Francisco Bulletin, Volume 4, Number 12
Family Law Corner
The Bar Association of San Francisco Bulletin
Certifications
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
ACFLS
Websites & Blogs
Website
Ariel Sosna's Website Profile
Website
Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP Website
Contact & Map
Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP
601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
Telephone: (415) 274-2530
Fax: (415) 872-1486