Ms. Wald handles all aspects of family law matters, including complex divorce settlement negotiations, spousal and child support, property characterization and division, child custody disputes, pre-martial and post-marital agreements, as well as domestic violence matters.
Ms. Wald is the current chair of the San Mateo County Bar Association (SMCBA) Family Law Section, which serves as a liaison between the Family Law Section’s members and the Family Law Division of the San Mateo County Superior Court. She also currently serves on the SMCBA Board of Directors, Chair of the SMCBA committee on Professional Equality and Board Member of the Women Lawyers Educational Foundation. She was the SMCBA Barristers Section President in 2020, and Chair of the Diversity Committee for 2020 – 2022. Ms. Wald is proficient in Spanish. In 2022, Ms. Wald received the “Barrister of the Year” award from the San Mateo County Barrister’s Section.
Ms. Wald earned a Juris Doctorate from San Francisco Law School in 2014, where she was awarded student of the year 2011, 2012 & 2013. She was recognized with the Witkin Award in Civil Procedure in 2012. Ms. Wald was awarded best oral argument, as well as best overall scores in Tyler Moot Court in 2013.
Prior to her legal career, Ms. Wald worked in the government and political sphere, including positions at UCSF Medical Center, interning for a San Francisco Board Supervisor, and interning at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.