Emily J. HepnerAssociate
Emily graduated from Santa Clara School of Law in May 2015, passed the February 2016 California State Bar Exam, and was formally sworn in as an Attorney and Counselor at Law on May 19, 2016. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. Emily spent a year working as a Certified Post Bar Law Clerk at Mello & Pickering, LLP where she has gained extensive experience working alongside partners Jennifer Mello and Traci Pickering in solving a wide variety of complex family law issues including property division, custody, and support. If you are in need of skilled and caring legal representation, she can guide you through the legal process.
Emily is an excellent advocate with a wealth of real-life experience. She never loses sight of the fact that the outcomes clients reach could permanently alter the dynamic of a family. Whether guiding a client through divorce or a contested child custody issue, she works hard to protect the interests and rights of each client.
While in law school, Emily participated in Honors Moot Court wherein she competed nationally amongst other law schools. Emily’s team placed first amongst the region and in the top 10 amongst the national finals.
In her free time, Emily enjoys hiking, cooking, travelling and spending time with her two daughters.