Jessica Youngsmith

Jessica joined Hersh FamilyLaw Practice in December 2017. She has practiced exclusively family law since January 2017, when she began her legal career at the Law and Mediation Offices of Rachel Castrejon in Marin County, California. Jessica has experience in all types of family law matters, including marital property division, child and spousal support, and dissolution, post-judgment and parentage-related child custody and visitation issues.

Jessica received her law degree in 2016 from the University of California, Irvine School of Law, where she was awarded a Dean’s Merit Scholarship and graduated with Pro Bono Honors. She was also a 2016 recipient of the Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Services Award. During law school, Jessica served as a style editor for the UC Irvine Law Review (2014-16), as a member of the UC Irvine School of Law Student Bar Association (2015-16), and as co-chair for both the Women’s Law Society and the Children’s Advocacy Group at UC Irvine School of Law (2014-15). During the summer of 2015, Jessica worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Beverly Wood in the Family Law department of the Marin County Superior Court.

Jessica obtained her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis (2010), where she was inducted into the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honors Society.

Jessica is admitted to practice in California and the United States District Court, Northern District of California. She is a member of the California State Bar Family Law Section, the Bar Association of San Francisco Family Law Section, the Marin County Bar Association Family Law Section, and the Queen’s Bench Bar Association.

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