Alison Patton Family lawyer and mediator, lecturer and writer, author of the blog Lemonade Divorce

Alison Patton is a licensed attorney and mediator, lecturer and writer who works with divorcing couples throughout California to address their legal, emotional and financial issues during divorce. Her specialty is providing mediation and comprehensive legal services for couples whose goal is to get through the divorce process affordably and without setting foot in court. She writes as “The Divorce Doc” on her blog, and is a contributor to Solo Parent Magazine.

Originally from San Francisco, Alison graduated with highest honors from UC Berkeley and UC Hastings School of Law and was on Hastings Law Review. She handled litigation in the areas of family law, paternity, domestic violence and guardianship. She was named San Francisco Pro Bono Family Lawyer of the Year and received the Wiley Manuel Pro Bono Service Award from the State of California.

In her spare time, Alison runs an artisan granola business with her husband and children.

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