Member Description


Kathryn Fox


Katie Fox, a partner at Fox & Bank LLP, has extensive experience in sophisticated family law matters, including complex financial transactions, valuation of businesses and the analysis of intricate present and deferred compensation and investment cases. Katie is also experienced with child custody issues and has served as Minor’s Counsel in several cases. Katie is a Certified Specialist in Family Law and divides her practice between mediation, consultation, collaborative practice and litigation. She has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindate-Hubbell, has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2008, and has been listed as a Super Lawyer by San Francisco Magazine since 2004. For more information about Katie, visit her website at

Areas of Practice

Collaborative Practice, Litigation, Mediation

Areas of Specialty

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

Practice Counties

Alameda, Contra Costa

Contact Information


Firm Name

Fox & Bank LLP


1333 North California Blvd


Walnut Creek



Zip Code



(925) 933-9000


(925) 933-1926




Dominican University, BA, 1982
University of San Francisco, JD, 1986

Professional Activities


Listed in The Top Women Attorneys in Northern California (SF Magazine/Super Lawyer), 2012
Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2008
Listed in San Francisco’s Top Attorneys (American Registry) 2011
Listed in San Francisco Area’s Top Rated Attorneys (Martindale-Hubbell/ALM) 2012

Professional Organizations

Co-Chair, AAML Northern California Chapter Mentoring Committee, 2011, 2012
Co-Head, AAML East Bay Mentoring Program, 2009-2012
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS), Amicus Committee, 2005-2008
Contra Costa Bar Association, Family Law Section Board of Directors, 2002-2003; 2006
Guest Editor, Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine, June 2002; May 2004


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.
, May 2000

Toward a Constitutional Determination of Residency for California Income Tax
Purposes, 20 U.S.F.L. Rev. 289 (1986)

Community Service

Panelist, Continuing Education of the Bar Seminar: Crossover Issues in Estate Planning and Family Law, July 2010

Panelist, Contra Costa County Bar Association MCLE Spectacular: Trips and Traps of the Trial Scheduling Order, November 2006

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

Lecturer, Contra Costa Family Law Training Seminar (sponsored by Bay Area Legal Aid) 2004-2009, 2012

Various other committee and volunteeer work