John L. Adams is certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. In addition to having this level of knowledge and achievement recognized, John brings practical, real-life experience to the practice of Family Law. John is a New Jersey native who has been living in the Bay Area since 1999. He began working as a Family Law Paralegal in 2008 while attending law school. Since becoming licensed to practice in January 2011, he has gained extensive experience in litigating spousal support, child support, child custody, and various nuanced legal aspects regarding property division and characterization, as well as assisting clients in achieving settlement of complex cases. John's main areas of legal interest are appellate advocacy, long term spousal support litigation, and mediation and settlement of all aspects of Family Law cases. John is equally equipped to zealously advocate for the best possible client outcomes where settlement is not forthcoming.