Attorney Christina Sherman understands that marital contracts (cohabitation, premarital and postnuptial agreements), divorce, child custody and all other family law matters can be very complicated, tenuous, and emotionally charged. It is always Christina’s goal to alleviate as much stress and confusion as possible in guiding her clients through the legal process. She believes that people who once loved each other can work together to reach an amicable divorce or separation.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist with a Masters of Laws in Taxation

Along with being a Family Law Attorney, Christina is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist, and she holds a Masters of Laws in Taxation.

Christina graduated cum Laude from the University of Oregon in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture. She returned to school a decade later to attain her JD, after a successful career in an international civil engineering firm. Often asked the question, “Why didn’t you go into construction defect litigation?” Christina’s answer is always, “Because I am a problem-solver and a divorce or custody dispute is often the most important issue in someone’s life. Resolving these matters is way more interesting and important than whether or not concrete was poured correctly.”

Christina holds a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Oregon, a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Golden Gate University, and a Masters of Laws in Taxation from Golden Gate University. She received the Witkin Award for best paper in Remedies and Community Property, and the CALI Award for highest grade in Business Associations, Civil Procedure and Community Property. She was the recipient of the Monroe Seifer and Catherine Sherburne-Thompson scholarships. In 2020, Christina received the designation of Super Lawyer, given to outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Christina lives in San Rafael, with her son, where she enjoys the area’s peaceful and beautiful surroundings. She enjoys hiking, reading and volunteering in her community.


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • LL.M., Master of Laws
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Oregon
    • B.S.
    • Major: Architecture

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2010

Areas of Practice

  • Pre and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Child & Spousal Support
  • Child Custody/Visitation
  • Paternity Matters
  • Petition for Live Births
  • Motion To Enforce Or Set Aside A Marital Agreement
  • Post-judgment modification
  • Same Sex Partner Cohabitation And Dissolution