Tanya Prioste

Tanya Prioste

Lakin Spears, LLP

Profile

Mediator, a Collaborative Divorce lawyer, offers second opinions and process/strategy coaching, and helps with premarital, postmarital, and living together agreements.

Education

1994

Admitted to Practice

1994

AAML Position(s) Held

State
  • Board Member for Northern California AAML ChapterMentor for AAML Mentoring Program

Legal Organizations

  • California State Bar, 1994 – present
  • President of CP Cal 2019-2020
  • board member of CP Cal 2017 onward
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers, 2019 to present
  • San Mateo and Santa Clara County Bar Assns., 1997 – present
  • Collaborative Practice of San Mateo County, 2002 – present
  • Collaborative Practice Silicon Valley, 2019 to present
  • Assn. of Certified Family Law Specialists, 2002 – present.

CLE Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals -The Door is Open: Using Divorce Options to Education the Public About Collaborative Divorce (with Beth Proudfoot and Kathy Campbell) October 28, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, San Mateo County Bar Association Barristers’ Group, -Collaborative Divorce, Yeah, it’s a real thing” (with Elaina Serotte and Ariella Goodwine Fisher) September 15, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, San Mateo County Bar Association Family Law Section lunch, -Tips and Strategies for Negotiating and Drafting Pre-Marital and Post-Marital Agreements” (with Geniveve Ruskus) October 11, 2019
  • Co-Presenter, CalCPA Family Law Section Meeting, -Primer on Prenups and Postnups: Process and Substance” (with Geniveve Ruskus) August 17, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, AAML Associates Night Co-Presenter (with Gretchen Wallacker, Andrea Palash and Lexi Mussallem) February 21, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, Collaborative Practice California, Tenth Annual Statewide Conference of Collaborative Professionals, -The Collaborative Pre-Nuptial Agreement: Scenes from the Process” (with Nancy Ross, Donna Beck Weaver and Dawn Strachan) April 25, 2015
  • Co-Presenter, Collaborative Practice California, Ninth Annual Statewide Conference of Collaborative Professionals, -The Collaborative Pre-Nuptial Agreement: Purpose and Process” (with Nancy Ross and Donna Beck Weaver) April 27, 2014
  • Co-Presenter, 37th Annual Symposium of the Northern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, -Getting to -I Do!” Process Options in Premarital Agreements” (with Geniveve Ruskus) May 31, 2013
  • Co-Presenter, Santa Clara County Bar Association, -Employment Benefits – An Update” (with Judge Mary Ann Grilli, Judge Margaret Johnson, Katie Sims, Reagan Wade, Sally White, Ned Hales, Neville Spadafore, and Elizabeth Strasen
  • Moderator: Lynne Yates-Carter) at San Jose, California November 19, 2010
  • Co-Presenter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, -Associates’ Night – Developing a Successful Family Law Practice” (with Greg Able and Joe Crawford) at San Francisco, California March 10, 2010
  • Co-Presenter, Legal Aid Association of California and Administrative Office of the Courts, -Move-Away Custodial Cases” (with Lorie Nachlis, Chris Emley and Michelene Insalaco) at San Francisco, California February 26, 2009
  • Co-Presenter, Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law Section, -Reimbursement Claims, Tracing Issues, and How that Christmas Gift of Cash Became A Loan You Never Knew You Had” (with Hon. Mary E. Arand, Terry Baynes, James Frederic Cox, Ronald S. Granberg, and Reagan Wade, CPA
  • Moderator: Rita Patterson) at San Jose, California June 20, 2008
  • Co-Presenter, San Mateo County Bar Association, Family Law Section, -Trying a Successful Move-Away Case” (with Commissioner Richard DuBois, Richard Berra, and Paul Vorsatz) at San Mateo, California May 9, 2008
  • Co-Presenter, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), -Analyzing Transmutations and Separate Property Contribution Issues” (with Jill Hersh and Dee Samuels) at San Jose and San Francisco, California January 13 and 27, 2007
  • Co-Presenter, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), -Fundamentals of Family Law” (with Eileen Preville, John Manoogian and Hon. Thomas Nixon) at San Francisco, CaliforniaApril 7 and 8, 2006
  • Co-Presenter, Wells Fargo Bank, -Premarital Agreements: A Family Law and Estate Planning Perspective” (with Richard Ehrman)Spring 2005

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