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undefinedMOKSHA C. SMITH, ESQ.

Senior Attorney (Family and Criminal Law)

Moksha Smith 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.

With over twenty five jury trials in domestic violence, sexual assault, battery, criminal threats, and other cases, Ms. Smith fights for her clients in the courtroom and behind the scenes. As a former Deputy District Attorney, Ms. Smith has extensive experience with domestic violence, restraining order, and substance abuse-related cases.

Ms. Smith was awarded her Juris Doctor Degree from Santa Clara School of Law. During law school, Ms. Smith competed on Trial Team and interned at multiple District Attorney’s Offices.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in India, Switzerland, and the San Francisco Bay Area, Ms. Smith values diversity and cultural sensitivity. She completed her undergraduate studies at U.C. San Diego and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cognitive Neuroscience with Minors in Psychology and Biology. During college, Ms. Smith volunteered for two summers in New Orleans through Americorps working with children and serving underprivileged communities. She also assisted family law litigants with their divorce and custody matters through the California Superior Court County of San Diego Family Law Facilitator’s Office by volunteering with Americorps.

In her free time, Ms. Smith loves to travel and explore new cities. She also enjoys fashion and reviewing restaurants and events.

  • 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

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


  • “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

  • “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. ”


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


  • “They were able to quickly understand my case (even though I have not spoken to her in over a year) and get everything ready for court, which ended up in my complete favor.”

    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