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Attorney Katelyn Benage



Katelyn Benage is an Associate Attorney at Magdalena Law Group. She assists clients with all of their family law needs, including but not limited to divorces, parentage actions, property division, child custody, child support, spousal support, and domestic violence restraining orders.

Katelyn graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and a minor in Business Administration before getting her law degree from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While working as a student-attorney at her law school's Legal Clinic, Katelyn helped numerous small business owners and non-profit organizations with their legal needs. For her work, Katelyn received the Outstanding Legal Writing and Best Client Management recognitions. Katelyn's advocacy, leadership, and social skills helped her become the President of the Student Bar Association and represent the student body during the university Board of Trustees meetings.

Before she moved to California in 2017, Katelyn spent a decade volunteering as a summer camp counselor, and later as an administrator, for Young Musicians & Artists, a resident music and arts camp in Salem, Oregon. In her spare time, Katelyn enjoys gardening, baking, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Three Best Rated
  • California Board of Specialization
  • Platinum Client Champion - Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 10 Best Under 40 - American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Avvo Reviews
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award - 2018
  • Super Lawyers
  • Top 3 Divorce Lawyers in San Jose
  • Nation's Top One Percent - 2016
  • Lawyers of Distinction

Hear from Our Former Clients

  • “She was direct with me when I was emotional and it enabled me to digest the situation I was facing with clarity. ”

    Divorce Client

  • “Towards the end changes in my life threw my case a few curve balls but she stayed patient with me and won my case.”


  • “Made the divorce process so simple and less emotional! She was quick to respond to any questions or concerns I had.”


  • “I am pleasantly surprised that Magdalena finalized my divorce so fast. ”

    Former Client

  • “She even understands what particular judges are looking for and their quirks and pet peeves involving cases.”


Why Choose Magdalena Law Group

  • Led by a Certified Family Law Specialist

  • Experienced Courtroom Litigators on Your Side

  • Effective, Caring & Innovative Counsel

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