Our founding attorney, Sgt. Jaime A. Gonzalez, Esq., was born and raised in San Jose, CA. As a native, he attended San Jose State University where he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 1995. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2001, all while actively working as a San Jose police officer.
Jaime brings forward his law enforcement expertise to family law. He has over 27 years of experience probing criminal and related family law matters and navigating the complexities of the criminal court system. He is a former San Jose Police sergeant, detective, and training officer who has worked all types of criminal cases, including murder, mayhem, robbery, rape, kidnap, and other major crimes. Jaime is an experienced and dedicated professional with a proven track record of success. He has conducted thousands of criminal investigations with scores of confessions and corroborating evidence to ensure successful prosecutions.
Throughout his police career, Jaime has helped countless families find justice and closure. His keen insight and perspective in investigating complex criminal cases makes him uniquely positioned to assist with your legal needs. He has extensive knowledge in managing and examining domestic violence and child abuse cases, as well as restraining order violations which often surface in family law matters.
During his time at Santa Clara University School of Law, he had the privilege to study and learn from some of the best legal minds in the industry, including federal and state judges, federal prosecutors, and even one of O.J. Simpson's Dream Team attorneys, Mr. Gerald Uelman, who played a critical role in the jury verdict and outcome.
After receiving his law degree from Santa Clara University, Jaime went on to hone his skills by working in family law alongside a former Santa Clara County family law court judge. He later carried this judicial insight and applied it while working at a top-tier family law firm in San Jose. Jaime thereafter established his own law firm to tailor his services and ensure a client-focused approach in quality, service and individualized personal attention to each of his clients.
His wealth of experience and profound insights have not only positioned him for success but have also equipped him with the proficiency to adeptly represent clients across a diverse spectrum of legal matters. Jaime takes pride in his strategic and flexible problem solving skills, coupled with his ability to assist clients in assessing the strengths of their cases while keeping the local legal landscape in perspective. With his comprehensive background in both legal and law enforcement arenas, Jaime possess the expertise needed to skillfully guide clients through even the most challenging family law matters, striving for justice and the final resolution they seek.
In his spare time, Jaime enjoys raising his vivacious young daughter with his wife in the south bay. He and his family enjoy traveling and local outdoor adventures at Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Carmel-by-the-Sea and, of course, Disneyland. He enjoys a regular workout routine and is a San Jose Earthquakes, Sharks, and San Francisco 49ers fan.
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
B.A., San Jose State University, San Jose, California
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