The Wald Law Group is a multi-disciplinary full service family law firm, committed to providing comprehensive legal services to all kinds of families.
Deborah H. Wald, a Certified Family Law Specialist*, is the founder and managing partner at The Wald Law Group. Ms. Wald’s goal is to ensure that all individuals, families and children coming to The Wald Law Group receive the highest quality legal protections available. (*Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.)
In addition to a strong general knowledge of family law, Ms. Wald has three specific areas of expertise: assisted reproduction law, parentage law and the law as it impacts lesbian, gay and transgender families. She has been involved in shaping California’s legislative approach to all three of these areas, and also has three published parentage appeals to her name. Most recently (and in addition to her retained appellate work), she has been accepting court appointed parentage appeals for children in the dependency system.
Katie Burke brings twelve years of family law practice to The Wald Law Group. Ms. Burke extends compassion to her clients and delivers zealous advocacy, operating at a high level to preserve her clients’ dignity. A strong champion for children and families, she represented children in their parents’ custody and visitation disputes, and has volunteered as a domestic violence advocate throughout her career.