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Esther R. Lerner

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Phone: (415) 391-6000
Fax: (415) 391-6011

535 Pacific Ave 2nd Floor
San Francisco, California 94133

Founding partner Esther Lerner is retired as of January 1, 2020.

Lerner Poole & Stewart remains grounded in Esther Lerner's ethos of creative problem-solving, compassion and dedication, and congeniality joined with fierce advocacy.

Super Lawyers Article: Divorce lawyer Esther Lerner makes it her business to see that kids don’t get caught in the crossfire


J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1980

B.A., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1969

Bar Admissions Florida, 1982
California, 1980
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1980
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1980
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1980
U.S. Federal Court, 1980
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1982
Professional Associations and Memberships

San Francisco Bar Association

Marin County Bar Association

California State Bar, Family Law Section
Standing Committee on Custody and Visitation (North)

Florida Bar Association

Certified Family Law Specialists Association
Family Court 2000 Committee

Consumer Attorneys of California

California State Bar
Standing Committee on Property (North)

Certified Legal Specialties
  • Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization
Pro Bono Activities
  • Volunteer Legal Services Program Family Law Clinic
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • German