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Lynne Yates-Carter
Last updated: 7/18/2017
Lynne Yates-Carter
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Law Offices of Lynne Yates-Carter
United States
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United States
  Lynne Yates-Carter is a certified specialist in family law who has been practicing family law for thirty-eight years and has been a certified specialist in family law for thirty-three years. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the past-president of the Northern California Chapter, as well as a former chair of both the California State Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Committee and Santa Clara County Bar Association Family Law Section In l989, she was selected as one of California's most respected family law attorneys by the California Lawyer. She taught family law for three years at the University of Santa Clara School of Law and has lectured extensively on family law issues (fiduciary duty, support, employment benefits, executive compensation, stock options, custody, attorneys fees and sanctions, business appraisals and other topics) for the American Bar Association, California State Bar Association, CEB, The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Association of Family Law Specialists and the Santa Clara County Bar Association. She has served as a special master, discovery referee, arbitrator and expert witness on family law issues (California law, employment benefits, family law malpractice, and fee issues).

She is best known among family law attorneys for her five year battle in the Falcone and Fyke matter, with an ultimate fee award of $l,050,000 in Family Code Section 27l sanctions.
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