Victoria K. Lewis
Ms. Lewis is a Certified Family Law Specialist* and a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Ms. Lewis is a founding partner of Madigan & Lewis, LLP. Ms. Lewis has been a member of the California Bar since December 1988.
*The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Ms. Lewis graduated from Wellesley College and UCLA School of Law.
Ms. Lewis serves as a Judge Pro Tem for the San Mateo County Superior Court, One Day Divorce Program. She served as the 2016 Chair of the Family Law Section of the San Mateo County Bar Association. Ms. Lewis is currently Co-Chair of the Mentoring Committee of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Northern California Chapter.
Each client is unique and requires a lawyer with the experience, knowledge and the flexibility to attack whatever problems the case may present. While Ms. Lewis has focused exclusively on family law matters since 2009, she is experienced in a wide range of law practice areas. Ms. Lewis graduated from UCLA Law School and worked as a Deputy Legislative Counsel for the California State Legislature where she focused on employment and contract law as well as health and safety matters. Prior to this, Ms. Lewis worked as a civil litigator for Baker & McKenzie, a large global law firm representing business clients.
Ms. Lewis has an in-depth understanding of the complexities of family law. As an attorney for the Family Division of the Santa Clara County Superior Court, Ms. Lewis made recommendations to the judges for the disposition of pending family law matters. Ms. Lewis has successfully represented clients in all aspects of family law matters including property characterization and division, child and spousal support proceedings, high-conflict custody disputes, paternity, domestic violence and post-judgment proceedings.
Ms. Lewis is an active and long-standing member of the community. She raised two children in Belmont, and is well-experienced dealing with the issues confronting modern families in the Bay Area. Ms. Lewis is an active member of both the San Mateo and Santa Clara County Bar Associations and she volunteers regularly in the Superior Court Family Divisions. Ms. Lewis works tirelessly to maintain excellent relationships with the bench, with opposing counsel and with Court personnel. Ms. Lewis’ reputation and relationships help ensure that her clients will receive the benefit of the doubt from opposing counsel and Court personnel.
Ms. Lewis is a member of the following professional organizations:
- The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Fellow
- The Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS)
- The State Bar of California, Family Law Section
- The San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section
- The Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)