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Attorney Magdalena Chattopadhya
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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 2014-2018 Clients' Choice Awards through Avvo, the Nation's Top One Percent recognition by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, the Expert Network's Distinguished Lawyer recognition, and was selected for the 2015-2018 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, Spanish, Chinese, and Bengali. The team provides pro bono services to selected clients who are victims of domestic violence.

  • 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

  • “She explained things in great detail and was happy to answer all my questions. ”

    Former Client

  • “I felt like I could trust her with my case, if I had questions or concerns her and her assistant would respond back right away. ”

    Family Client

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

    Eileen

  • “Divorce can ruin your life, don't call anyone else, Magdalena saved everything for me and I’m here telling the truth, she knows the law. ”

    Steve

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