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Jessica F. Arner

Of Counsel

Child Custody

Jessica F. Arner was a partner at Lakin Spears for many years and is currently Of Counsel to the Firm. Her practice has been exclusively focused on family law; she developed a recognized expertise in child custody, focusing on complex custody disputes in both San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.

Jessica is the author of the chapter about custody evaluations in the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) book, “California Child Custody Litigation and Practice”. She also contributed to a prior CEB family law treatise and lectured for CEB and other organizations about child custody.

Jessica has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 1997 and in Northern California Super Lawyers since 2004. She is a longtime member and past president of the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County, and also volunteers as a writing coach for students who will be the first in their family to attend college.

• B.A., Yale University, 1974
• J.D., UC Davis, 1977

• Santa Clara County Bar Association
• Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)
• Board of Directors, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County

Jessica F. Arner