Meet Henry F. Lewis
Location: Oakland, California
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Henry F. Lewis has been practicing family law exclusively since he graduated law school and is certified by the California State Bar as a Family Law Specialist. His approach to family law in Oakland, CA, balances aggressive litigation with a focus on helping his clients make informed decisions as to how best to litigate their matter. This approach helps maximize the results for his clients, while keeping litigation costs as reasonable as possible. Henry has a facility for taking complex financial issues and breaking them down so that they are easily understood by both the client and the Court.
While handling all aspects of family law matters, Henry recently has been handling cases that include complex financial issues including complex intra-family financial dealings, complex tracings, business valuations, and alternative forms of compensation, such as stock options and Restricted Stock Units RSUs.
As a parent of two children, Henry is very much aware of the emotional issues that are naturally present in custody disputes, school choice and day care issues, as well as the day to day needs of children. He has experience in custody disputes of varying level, from disagreements over holiday schedules, to complex international move away cases.
In addition to his law degree, Henry also has a master's degree in community and social psychology, and has a certificate in Domestic Violence protection.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Support Issues
- Custody Issues
Certified Legal Specialist
- Certificate in Domestic Violence protection
- Family Law, State Bar of California, 2015
- California, 2008
- Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
- J.D. - 1998
- University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts
- Major: Community and Social Psychology
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Alamada County Bar Association, 2008 - Present
- Association of Certified Family Law Specialities, 2015 - Present
“The needs of your family are always at the forefront of our legal services. Whether through litigation or mediation, we believe that reaching a fair, efficient solution with minimal negative impact to your family is of the utmost importance.” Henry F. Lewis