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Renee Ross


Board Certified Family Law Specialist | Fellow of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

When it comes to protecting the security and futures of families, few attorneys have accomplished as much as Renee Ross, Esq. She practices family law exclusively in the Bay Area, including Alameda, Contra Costa and Solano counties, as well as San Francisco. Since 2005, she has provided families with a knowledgeable, effective, and experienced ally in all types of family law cases, from prenuptial agreements to complex property division issues.

Types of Cases She Handles

Distinguishing herself from other attorneys in the state, Renee is a Certified Family Law Specialist, as designated by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Renee applies her excellent skills and legal expertise to all family law cases, including:

Certified Legal Specialties

  • California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization Certified Family Law Specialist

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Golden Gate University School of Law
    • J.D. cum laude - 2003
    • Honors: Awards for Excellence in Research and Writing
    • Honors: Recipient of Merit Scholarships
    • Honors: Dean's List: Fall 2000; Spring 2001, 2002, 2003; Summer 2001
    • Law Review: Golden Gate University Law Review, Assistant Editor, and Contributor
    • Interned for the California Supreme Court
  • Mount St. Mary's College
    • Cum laude graduate
    • Recipient of Merit Scholarships and Political Science Department Scholarship


  • American Bar Association
  • California Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Contra Costa Bar Association
  • California State Bar, Elected Chair, Communications Committee, 2012
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA), Board of Directors
  • Eastern Alameda County Bar Association
  • San Francisco and East Bay Mentoring Programs
  • California Bar Association
  • Alameda County Family Law Association
  • Section of the California State Bar, 2011 - 2015
  • Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom, LGBT Bar Association, Member; Board Member, 2002 - 2003
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers, Fellow

Community Involvement

  • Settlement Commissioner and Volunteer Attorney, Alameda County Bar Association, Volunteer Legal Services Corporation, 2008 - Present
  • Volunteer Mentor, Alameda County Bar Association, Volunteer Legal Services Corporation, 2008 - Present
  • Tri-Valley Youth Court Judge, Gale-Schenone Hall of Justice, Pleasanton, CA, 2008 - Present
  • Volunteer Attorney Scorer, Alameda County High School Mock Trial Competition