Beth S. Jordan has been practicing law since 1985, and has focused on family law for the last 15 years, first as a solo practitioner, and since 2002, in partnership with C. Clay Greene. In June 2010, Romy Taubman was invited to join the partnership, and in January 2015 Rodrigo Dias became a partner.
Beth is certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. In addition, she has long had an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is in the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, and has routinely been designated a “Superlawyer” and Top Attorney in Northern California by San Francisco Magazine. She has litigated, tried and mediated a wide range of family law matters, from straightforward divorces, to those involving complex financial issues and child custody disputes.
From 1990 through 2000, as a partner at Landels Ripley & Diamond, LLP in San Francisco (and from 1988 through 1990 as an associate there), Beth litigated and tried complex toxic tort, environmental and product liability cases, ranging from single plaintiff/defendant cases to class actions. She began her legal career at Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, litigating a variety of product liability, toxic tort and personal injury cases.
Beth is committed to providing cost-effective and practical solutions for clients. Her ability to analyze and break down complex cases to their foundational components, coupled with her skills as a seasoned negotiator, assure a continued focus on what is at stake, and on finding the most effective and economical resolution for clients, whether that be through settlement, mediation, or trial. Beth's substantial litigation and trial experience give her the skills, strategy and comfort she needs in and around the courtroom. Outside the courtroom, Beth has experience and professional training as a mediator in family law cases. In addition, she frequently acts as a consulting attorney to clients involved in the mediation process. Beth is also trained and qualified to act as minor’s counsel.
Beth graduated from the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley in 1985, and received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1982, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.
In 2014, Beth was appointed by the Board of Governors of the California State Bar to serve as a Commissioner on the Family Law Advisory Commission of the Board of Legal Specialization, which service continues today. In addition, she served as President of the Marin County Bar Association in 2010, as President-Elect in 2009, Treasurer in 2008, Secretary in 2007, and a member of the Board of Director in 2006. She also served as Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Marin County Bar Association from 2007 through 2008, and regularly serves as a Bench Bar Settlement Conference Panelist for the Marin County Superior Court.
Beth is a member of the Marin County, San Francisco and California Bar Associations.