Andrea Palash | board member
Attorney Andrea Palash joined NCLR’s Board of Directors a few months ago. Andrea is a partner at Pierson, Coats, Palash & Paul in San Francisco.
Andrea obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and her law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law. She was admitted to the California State Bar in 1987 and has practiced family law almost exclusively since that time.
She is a Certified Family Law Specialist, a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and a past President of the Northern California Chapter of the AAML. She is a former member of the Family and Juvenile Advisory Committee to the Judicial Council of California and the former Chair of the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California. She is a current member of the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of California and the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF).
Andrea has been a speaker for various AAML, State Bar programs, BASF and other county bar associations, and other programs in Family Law and has published numerous articles on various topics related to Family Law. She has been named a “Northern California Super Lawyer” by San Francisco Magazine (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), as one of the “Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers” by San Francisco Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009) and as one of the “Top 50 Female Northern California Super Lawyers” by San Francisco Magazine (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012).