Sarah Schaffer and Leslie Ryland have been certified by the State Bar of California as “Certified Family Law Specialists,” a distinction earned by family law attorneys who have “gone beyond the standard licensing requirements.” Sarah has also served in the United States Marine Corps and spent five years on active duty serving as a Logistics Officer. Her understanding of the military and the issues service members face enable her to provide exceptional counsel.
In addition, Sarah earned an L.L.M. (Master of Law Degree) in Taxation and previously worked as a tax consultant with Big 4 accounting firm Ernst & Young. Using this experience, Sarah has become especially adept at working with high net-worth clients or those who own their own businesses or are involved in a family business. In matters involving high-value property, large pensions, retirement accounts, and other assets, Sarah is able to employ her tax background to ensure that her clients are well-protected.