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MAGDALENA CHATTOPADHYA, CFLS, CFLTA*

Magdalena Chattopadhya is the founder of Magdalena Law Group and a skilled negotiator, tough litigator, and a certified mediator. Ms. Chattopadhya is the only attorney located in Santa Clara County, and one of a handful of attorneys in California, to be Board Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and a Board Certified Family Law Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Passionate about providing excellent legal representation and customer service to her clients, Ms. Chattopadhya continuously strives to find innovative ways of assisting her clients with their family law needs. Magdalena Law Group located in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, focuses its practice exclusively on family law, including divorce, legal separation, annulment, property division, child custody and visitation, child support,spousal support, parentage, domestic violence restraining orders, and modification and enforcement of family court orders.

Ms. Chattopadhya is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association and Santa Clara County Bar Association. Highly regarded by her fellow professionals and clients alike, Ms. Chattopadhya has received a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating and a 2014-2019 Clients' Choice Awards through Avvo, the Nation's Top One Percent recognition by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, the 2019 Martindale Client Champion Award, the Expert Network's Distinguished Lawyer recognition, and was selected for the 2015-2019 Super Lawyers Rising Star award.

Ms. Chattopadhya takes great pride in promoting diversity in the legal profession. Magdalena Law Group attorneys and staff assist clients in English, Polish, Hindi, and Vietnamese. The team engages in community service to assist domestic violence survivors and underprivileged children.

  • Three Best Rated
  • ABF
  • 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

Hear from Our Former Clients

  • “Not only did she fix the paperwork mess, but also found the solution to get money out of my ex without prolonging the procedures and charging an arm and a leg for it.”

    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.”

    Vanessa

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

    Sara

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

    Eileen

  • “ It was very helpful to me knowing she is seeing me not as one more case in her carrier, but a person who is dealing with a complicated problem.”

    Former Client

Why Choose Magdalena Law Group

  • Led by a Certified Family Law Specialist

  • Experienced Courtroom Litigators on Your Side

  • Effective, Caring & Innovative Counsel

  • Multi-Lingual Legal Services Offered