Professional Details

Patti L. Abramson
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Family Law Group, LLP

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1840 4th Street, Suite 200
Livermore, CA 94550
Fax: 925-447-0272


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
I provide clients with effective, customized assistance to resolve their family law and divorce issues without going to court. Together we assess your divorce options and reach mutually satisfying agreements. I am a certified Family Law Specialist with the California State Bar, an experienced family law mediator and a trained collaborative divorce attorney. I am passionate about assisting couples through their difficult legal circumstances in a compassionate, efficient, respectful environment.


  • Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the California State Bar
  • Named a Northern California Super Lawyer for the past eleven years in a row
  • Member of the California State Bar Association and its Family Law Section
  • Member of the American Bar Association and its Family Law Section
  • Member of the Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and Eastern Alameda County Bar Associations as well as the Alameda County Family Law Section where I served on the board of directors and the Contra Costa County Family Law Section.
  • Member of the Collaborative Practice East Bay group and served as President of the steering committee.
  • Member of the California and International Associations of Collaborative Practitioners


John F. Kennedy University School of Law, Pleasant Hill, California


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
    David Hoffman, Boston Law Collaborative    Basic Mediation Training
    David Hoffman, Boston Law Collaborative    Advanced Mediation Training


We generally charge an initial retainer of $3500 to $5000 depending upon the complexity of the case. My hourly fee is $425.00

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Family (500 mediated)
  • Marital Mediation
  • Prenuptial

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Mediating Lawyer


Emily M. DeFalla Collaborative Practice East Bay Camille King Collaborative Practice East Bay Karen Heller Berdy Collaborative Practice East Bay Arlene Kostant Collaborative Practice East Bay Katharine Hooker Law Partner Shane Ford Alameda County Family Law AssociationShane Debbie Katz, MFT Collaborative Practice East Bay Marc Berke, Ph.D, LMFT Collaborative Practice East Bay Natalie A. Leininger, CFP,CDFA Collaborative Practice East Bay Gary LaMusga Collaborative Practice East Bay

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.