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OUR PRACTICE

When families are broken apart and traumatized, Viola Law Firm digs in to reduce that trauma while guiding our clients through the maze of legal processes they face. With more than 80+ years of combined legal experience, our collaborative approach is founded on a deep and diverse base of expertise in Family Law.

At Viola Law Firm, we fight hard to help families find solutions to the hardest problems. Our focus is on clear communication with our clients, accessibility when they need our counsel, and personalized service far beyond what our clients expect.

Family Law

Marital Dissolution
Child Custody/Visitation
Property and Division
Family Dispute Resolution
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Personal Injury

Automobile Cases
Wrongful Death Cases
Premises Liability Cases
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Litigation

Business Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
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Our attorneys

We are a dynamic firm whose attorneys collaborate to achieve the best possible results for our clients. Meet the staff

Lawrence S. Viola

Partner
Lawrence S. Viola has been practicing law in Northern California since 1987 and has been a Partner at Viola Law Firm since 1991. Lawrence’s...
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Robert J. Bruening

Partner
Robert J. Bruening has been practicing law in Northern California since 2002 and joined Viola Law Firm as a Partner in August 2013. Robert...
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Kathleen McKenna

Retired Commissioner, Partner
Kathleen McKenna began private practice immediately after graduating from Santa Clara University Law School in 1993, specializing in Family Law. In 2000, she has...
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Lauren D. Cirlin

Partner
Lauren D. Cirlin joined Viola Law Firm as an Associate Attorney in 2008. Lauren has practiced Family Law exclusively throughout her legal career, working...
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Peter Daniel

Associate
Peter Daniel has been practicing law since 1996, focusing primarily on civil litigation and Family Law matters. Peter has represented clients in complex Family...
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Kayleigh Walsh

Associate
Kayleigh Walsh joined Viola Law Firm as an Associate Attorney in August 2014. Since graduating from Santa Clara University in 2010, Kayleigh has focused...
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