Do you have an attorney who understands the way you think and feel about your case? It is extremely important to have a working relationship with your family law attorney, and the ability to navigate your case hand-in-hand, as part of a team.
Colleen is a California attorney with a Riverside practice dedicated exclusively to Family Law. Colleen has the experience, skill, and knowledge to advocate for the best interests of her clients and their children in all of the following practice areas:
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Property Division
- Domestic Violence
- Child Support
- Spousal Support
- Same-Sex Divorce
- Legal Separation
Colleen is a native Southern Californian who attended Northern Arizona University and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from California Southern Law School in Riverside, California.
However, Colleen’s journey in the legal profession actually began when she was in high school, where she earned numerous accolades as the Pre-Trial Attorney for the Murrieta Valley High School Mock Trial Team. Colleen also spent her time as a student attorney in her local Youth Court program, prosecuting and defending fellow adolescents charged with criminal infractions.
Colleen went on to gain invaluable knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of the court system and insight into the judicial process during her time as a Superior Court Clerk for the Superior Court of California, County of Riverside. Colleen’s interest in Family Law was sparked in 2015 when she obtained a position as a law clerk with the Law Office of Heath L. Baker during her last year of law school. Since her admission to the State Bar of California in 2016, Colleen has practiced exclusively in the area of family law and excels in representing clients in family law matters in California Superior Court in Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, and Los Angeles County.
Colleen effectively advocates for her clients’ legal rights in all stages of litigation and ensures their emotional needs are met inside and outside of the courtroom. Colleen is a skilled and compassionate attorney who offers options to clients who are looking for or need someone who can fight for them, in a way that they have not yet discovered. Colleen understands that no one really “wins” in family law, and she is able to help her clients find personalized and tailored solutions to their problems, in and out of the courtroom.
Colleen is an active member of the Pick Group of Riverside Young Professionals, the Family Law Section of the Riverside County Bar Association, and the Family Law Section of the California Lawyers Association.
- State Bar of California, 2016
- United States District Court, Central District of California, 2016
Professional Associations & Membership:
- California Lawyers Association (2018-present)
- Riverside County Bar Association (2016-present)
- Pick Group of Riverside Young Professionals (2019-Present)