Jill Hersh

Attorney in San Francisco, CA
Author: "Ethical Considerations In Appointing Our Colleagues As Private Judges"; Family Law News, Official Publication of the State Bar of California Family Law Section, Vol. 31, No. 4. 2010; "Family Law Module, Marital Settlement Agreements," California Transaction Forms, Bancroft Whitney, 1998; "Sure and Swift Relief: The TRO," Family Advocate, Official Publication of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Vol. 20, No. 3; "Stock Options: The Sequel," Family Law News, Official Publication of the State Bar of California Family Law Section, Vol. 20, No 2; "Analysis of Time Rule and Characterization of Stock Options," Family Law News, Official Publication of the State Bar of California Family Law Section, Vol. 18, No. 4; "Recent Developments and Legislative Changes in Family Law", "Tax Treatment of Maintenance and Separate Maintenance Payments", "Ethics as it Relates to Tax Consequences in Divorce," Tax Aspects of Divorce in California, National Business Institute, Inc., 1993, 1994, 1995; "Judicial Case Management" in Family Law Litigation, California Trial Lawyers Association, 33rd Annual Convention, 1994; "Breach of the Physician/Patient Privilege," California Trial Lawyers Association Journal, Vol. 17. No. 1, 1978. Instructional Speaker to Legal, Child Advocacy and Accounting Professionals. Adjunct Professor of Law, Hastings College of the Law, 1996-1999. Member, Supreme Court Historical Society. Settlement Panelist, for San Francisco County Superior Court and Marin County Superior Court.
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Areas of Law

  • Family Law Litigation
  • Private Adjudication
  • Mediation


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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1978, California

Law School Attended

Hastings College of Law, University of California
Class of 1977

University Attended

University of California at Berkeley
Class of 1974
cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1952
July 15, 1952

Associations & Memberships

Bar Association of San Francisco (Chair, Family Law Section; Secretary, 1997; Chair, 1998; Chair, Education Committee, 1999, 2000); State Bar of California (Member, Executive Committee, Family Law S... More

Bar Fellowship

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Representative Cases

Estate of MacDonald, 1990 51 C3d 262; In re Guardianship of Olivia J. (2000) Cal. App. Lexis 88; In re the Marriage of DeGuigne (2002) 97 Cal. App. 4th 1353; K.M. vs. E.G. (2005) 37 Cal. 4th 130.

Contact Information

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Jill Hersh
 456 Montgomery Street, Seventeenth Floor,
San Francisco, CA 94104-1250


Hersh FamilyLaw Practice A Professional Corporation (San Francisco, California)

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