Member Description

Name

Brigeda Bank

Introduction

Brigeda Bank, a Certified Specialist in Family Law, has practiced family law exclusively since 1991. After handling complex family law matters in San Francisco with the law firm of Friedman, Ross & Hersh, Brigeda founded Fox & Bank LLP, a law firm designed to provide prompt, efficient and effective legal service to family law clients. Brigeda has extensive experience in all aspects of family law, including divorce; domestic partnerships; child custody; child, spousal and partner support; and multifaceted business, financial and property matters. Brigeda is able to tailor her skills to the specific client’s needs and goals, whether that be in negotiation, consultation, or litigation. Brigeda has served on the boards and committees of several professional organizations, some of which are listed below. Brigeda has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America and as a Super Lawyer for the past several years. For more information about Brigeda, visit her website at http://www.foxandbank.com.

Areas of Practice

Litigation

Areas of Specialty

Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Domestic Violence, Property

Practice Counties

Alameda, Contra Costa

Contact Information

Email

bbank@foxandbank.com

Firm Name

Fox & Bank LLP

Address

1333 N. California Boulevard, Suite 555

City

Walnut Creek

State

CA

Zip Code

94596

Telephone

(925) 933-9000

Fax

(925) 933-1926

Website

http://www.foxandbank.com

Education

Education

Connecticut College, BA, 1984
University of California at Davis, JD, 1990

Professional Activities

Honors

Listed in The Top Women Attorneys in Northern California, 2012 (San Francisco Magaize/Super Lawyer)
Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2008
Listed in the Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers, 2006-2010
Listed in the Top 50 Women Northern California Super Laywers, 2005-2011

Professional Organizations

President-Elect, AAML Northern California Chapter, 2012
Member, AAML Northern California Board of Managers, 2006-2007, 2009-2012
AAML, Northern California Symposium Chair, 2005
Co-Chair, AAML NorCal Mentoring Program Committee, 2011, 2012
ACFLS, Director North, 2001-2002

Publications

“By Virtue of Her Position as Wife: Goodwill in Divorces: How California Law Has Been Shaped by Inconsistent Logic to Address Antiquated Societal Notions of Marriage,” Contra Costa Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 22, Feb. 2007

Co-Author, “Don’t Worry–Be Careful: Liability Issues in the Drafting and Reviewing of Premarital Agreements,” Contra Costa Lawyer, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 16-21, May 2000

Community Service

Panelist, Contra Costa County Family Law Sectionn Seminar: Evidence, June 2010

Panelist, AAML Northern California Chapter’s Trial Practicum 2006: Trial Preparation

Various volunteer and committee positions