H. Yvonne Seeley

H. Yvonne Seeley

Certified Family Law Specialist with over 30 years litigation experience.
  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • California
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Summary

Ms. Seeley is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Seeley’s practice focuses on dissolution cases involving high asset and complex financial issues such as the division of interests in closely-held businesses, real estate, and equity compensation, including stock options and RSU’s. Ms. Seeley also has extensive experience with high-conflict custody matters and relocation/ move-away cases. Ms. Seeley brings over 30 years of civil litigation experience to the firm and represents clients through all phases of family law litigation before private judges and in public courthouses. She is also certified in and practices collaborative law. For clients who elect mediation to resolve their issues, Ms. Seeley acts both as a mediator and as a consulting attorney in the mediation setting. Ms. Seeley’s style of advocacy and personal approach to her cases enables her to achieve favorable outcomes for her clients. When necessary, she engages the expertise of professionals such as forensic accountants, appraisers and psychologists to assist in the resolution of case issues. Prior to founding Seeley & Madigan, LLP, Ms. Seeley worked at Hersh Family Law in San Francisco and the Law Offices of John A. Guthrie in Pleasanton and the Seeley Law Firm in San Mateo. In her previous association with civil and family law firms she was lead attorney in bench and jury trials. Ms. Seeley has also appeared and argued before the First District Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Lead Attorney
Seeley Family Law Practice
Current
Education
San Jose State Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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San Francisco Law Sch
Law Degree
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Awards
Honored as California Women Leader
California Consumer Attorneys of California
Professional Associations
Association of Certifed Family Law Specialists
Member
Current
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Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Member
Current
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San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
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International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Member
Current
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San Mateo County Trial Lawyers Association
Member and Former President
Current
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Palo Alto Bar Association, Family Law Section
Co-Chair
Current
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Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA)
Board of Directors
Current
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San Mateo County Women Lawyers Section Educational Foundation
Vice President
Current
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California State Bar  # 103240
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Impact of the Budget Cutbacks on California Family Law Courts
Thomson Reuters
Certifications
Certified Specialist in Family Law
ACFLS
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
411 Borel Avenue
Suite 603
San Mateo, CA 94002
Telephone: (650) 347-9111