Ms. Schaffer recently opened the Law Office of Sarah T. Schaffer in Del Mar, California, after spending four years practicing law at Higgs, Fletcher & Mack LLP in San Diego.
Ms. Schaffer builds her practice on a thorough knowledge of the law, excellent research skills, superior presentation to the court, and most of all calm, compassionate relations with her clients in times of trouble or crisis.
She possesses a wealth of experience in family law including representing clients with challenging child custody issues as well as high asset clients in complex division of community property matters.
In addition to her San Diego divorce and family law practice, Ms. Schaffer currently serves as a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserves acting as a Staff Judge Advocate for the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.
In 2001, Ms. Schaffer received her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. After passing the California Bar Exam, Ms. Schaffer joined Ernst & Young in San Francisco where she worked as a tax consultant.
In December 2011 Ms. Schaffer received her LL.M. in taxation at the University of San Diego School of Law.
Raised in the Boston area, Ms. Schaffer graduated from Stanford University with Departmental honors and a dual major in Spanish and International Relations. During this time, she spent a year studying at the University of Salamanca in Spain. She is fluent in Spanish.
Upon graduation, she was commissioned in as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and spent five years on active duty serving as a logistics officer in Okinawa, Japan, and Quantico, Virginia.
With a well-earned reputation in the legal community for her meticulous, thoughtful and effective representation, Ms. Schaffer has served a Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego Superior Court (Superior Courts of California).
The Law Office of Sarah T. Schaffer provides experienced, personalized representation and quality advice. We have expertise in a number of legal areas but focus much of our energies in Family Law including:
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Alimony / Spousal Support
- Modifications to Family Court Orders
- Domestic Violence
Sarah T. Schaffer, APC
12520 High Bluff Drive, Suite 385
San Diego, CA 92130
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