Samira Amato

Samira Amato

Law Office of Samira Amato
  • Family Law, Business Law, Employment Law ...
  • California
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Experienced Principal with a demonstrated history of working in the law practice industry. Skilled in trial advocacy, representing clients with business disputes, labor and employment law and family Law. Samira received her undergraduate degree with honors from University of California at Berkeley and obtained a Doctor of Law (J.D.) from Santa Clara University School of Law, with a specialization in intellectual property. Samira practices in Federal Court, State Court and the Appellate Court.

Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Farsi: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Office of Samira Amato
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Amato has many years of experience in the courtroom and is trained in the highest standards of trial advocacy. She brings that tradition of excellence to the private practice of law. Amato entered the legal practice to obtain favorable results for her clients. Amato has litigated cases in Federal Court, State Court and the Appellate Court.
Clerk to Superior Court Judge
Superior Court Of California
Review pleadings, legal research and drafted Order for the Court.
Clerk to Superior Court Judge
Superior Court Of California
Review pleadings, legal research and drafted Order for the Court.
Univ of California Berkeley
Undergraduate Degree
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Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 229568
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Legal Blog
Samira Amato
Speaking Engagements
Divorce Care and Recovery, Helping families through Divorce, Menlo Park California
Divorce Care and Recovery
Member of Good Standing
State Bar of California
Websites & Blogs
Website of Law Office of Samira Amato
San Jose City COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
Publication and Resources of Samira Amato
Bay Area Courts impacted by COVID-19
It's Permissible to Leave your Home to Avoid Child Abuse or Domestic Violence
COVID-19 & Family Visitations
Should I Sell My Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic?
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. Can you be legally served in court by the plaintiff when you are before the judge on a separate case you petitioned?
A: Yes, you can be served in Court. So long as you are served by someone who is 18 years of age and over and not a party to the case.
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Contact & Map
2033 Gateway Pl Fl 5
San Jose, CA 95110
Telephone: (408) 295-6740
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