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Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
4.6/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
100% client recommended

Reviews (34)

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5.0/5.0

Ariel is always prepared, knowledgeable about all family law issues, is thorough in her guidance to clients and helps to resolve cases outside of court by thinking creatively but is always prepared for litigation...

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Managing Partner 2021/02/24

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/02/19

5.0/5.0

I have known Ms Sosna professionally since the beginning of her legal career. She is incredibly competent, professional, knowledgeable and generally can always be counted upon to provide zealous advocacy of her...

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Attorney 2021/02/18

5.0/5.0

Excellent lawyer, ethical, smart and helpful.

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Attorney 2021/02/18

5.0/5.0

Ariel has taught continuing legal education courses that demonstrate her knowledge as part of a specialist course in family law. She also volunteers as a settlement master in court that assists many litigants...

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Attorney 2021/02/18

5.0/5.0

I was being run down by my ex's legal hound. I was no longer able to pay for my own attorney, but kept being sued for the ex's legal fees and the insatiable demands. I was extremely desparate when I was referred to...

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Client 2020/04/22

5.0/5.0

Ms. Sosna is an extraordinarily capable and caring attorney. Her knowledge and attention to detail are exceptional, and she truly cares about her clients. I would recommend Ms. Sosna for any and all family law...

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Of Counsel 2017/07/25

5.0/5.0

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Principal 2017/07/24

5.0/5.0

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Attorney 2017/07/24

5.0/5.0

I spent 5 years separated after 10 years of marriage. My ex took over the house in SF for 4 of those years, changed the locks and did not allow me to even live in the unoccupied basement room. He told me that if...

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Client 2016/09/19

5.0/5.0

As anyone who has done it knows, going through a Divorce is an emotional experience. Ariel Sosna represented me for my divorce. I knew nothing about California Family Law or what my obligations and rights were. ...

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Client 2015/01/31

5.0/5.0

If you're tired of paying $300/hr in attorney fees, look no further. Five-finger discounts right here. Cost is negotiable without sacrificing quality. Sarah is amazing in front of the judge. Not only is she highly...

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Client 2014/07/17

5.0/5.0

Sarah is superb! She got me everything I wanted and was always on top of things. I got a nice amount of alimony and child support. My ex was trying to evict me but Sarah fought long and hard and advocated for me....

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Client 2014/07/15

5.0/5.0

Ariel and her team are wonderful. Ariel was able to explain the legal process to me and was available to answer my questions, which sounds as though it should be typical but I don't believe it always is the case....

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Client 2013/07/12

5.0/5.0

I am so grateful that I found Ariel and that she was able to take my case. There was urgent and immediate action needed as well as longer-term strategy and she excelled at both. She was available, friendly, direct,...

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Client 2013/07/12

5.0/5.0

Getting divorced is terrifying. Attorney Ariel Sosna took the burden of fear and legal worry off my shoulders. She gave me sound advice, allowing me to make the final decision, all within a manageable budget,...

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Client 2012/10/11

5.0/5.0

Getting divorced is terrifying. Attorney Ariel Sosna took all of the fear and legal worry off my shoulders. She gave me sound advice, allowing me to make the final decision, all within a manageable budget, avoiding...

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Client 2012/10/10

5.0/5.0

Ariel Sosna handled every aspect of my difficult, lengthy divorce with the utmost expertise and professionalism. She endeavored to inform and involve me in the entire process. Throughout, I was confident she was...

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Client 2012/05/09

5.0/5.0

Ariel Sosna handled every aspect of my difficult, lengthy divorce with the utmost expertise and professionalism. She endeavored to inform and involve me in the entire process. Throughout, I was confident she was...

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Client 2012/05/09

5.0/5.0

Ariel is very responsive, professional, knowledgeable and ethical. She was easy to work with and a good communicator. Throughout the process I was consistently updated and never left wondering what was happening....

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Client 2011/11/04

5.0/5.0

I worked with the firm of VanVoorhis & Sosna about one year ago. Ariel was constantly accessible, super responsive and very knowledgeable. Ariel was full of integrity and overall great to work with during a very...

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Client 2011/02/24

5.0/5.0

Family law is a hard business, especially when there are children involved. My co-parent used a rather aggressive attorney and every time they did something nasty, my first reaction was to get nasty back. And that...

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Client 2010/09/24

4.8/5.0

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Principal 2021/03/03

4.8/5.0

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Associate 2021/02/25

4.8/5.0

I have found Ariel Sosna to be extremely professional when we have had cases together. Ariel did not take any untenable or extreme positions, but at the same time strongly advocated for her client. I look forward...

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Attorney 2021/02/18

4.8/5.0

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Partner 2017/07/26

4.6/5.0

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Attorney 2021/04/07

4.6/5.0

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Senior Partner 2018/05/22

4.4/5.0

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Partner 2021/03/03

4.4/5.0

She is very smart and also practical, which are good qualities

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Principal 2017/07/24

4.2/5.0

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Shareholder 2017/08/07

3.8/5.0

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Attorney 2021/02/19

2.8/5.0

Ariel got the job done but her personal demeanor is off-putting. She is very defensive which is why I can't give her a higher rating.

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Client 2011/09/24

2.0/5.0

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Attorney 2021/03/03

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