Transforming conflict with knowledge and empathy
Liat Sadler


Liat Weingart Sadler

Liat Weingart Sadler has been certified by the California State Bar as a specialist in family law and is a member of the International Association of Collaborative Professionals. She earned her Bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Michigan. She earned her Master’s degree from the European Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Ms. Sadler was honored with a full scholarship to attend law school at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, where she graduated cum laude. During law school, worked for a federal judge, a federal Special Master and the New Jersey State Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Sadler is trained in Collaborative Divorce, a modality which helps the parties stay at the negotiating table and come to agreements that will benefit themselves and their children. She is also a trained mediator. She also helps her clients negotiate their premarital agreements using Collaborative Practice.
Ms. Sadler has served on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco as the committee’s Education Chair. She coordinated trainings for family lawyers in San Francisco, organizing seminars on a wide range of topics. She has taught family law trial lawyers about family law appeals through the Bar Association of San Francisco and the State Bar of California.
Ms. Sadler’s practice focuses on divorce, property division, characterization of assets and business interests, child custody, and child and spousal support. She has successfully litigated characterization and division of equity compensation, business and art valuations and move-away child custody cases. Ms. Sadler volunteers with the San Francisco Superior Court as Volunteer Attorney of the Day, assisting the court in resolving cases. She regularly represents clients at all stages in divorce, child custody and support proceedings, working alongside collaborative counsel for the benefits of the parties and children, mediating cases, consulting with clients who are going through a mediated divorce and litigating matters that cannot be resolved consensually.


J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

M.S., London School of Economics and Political Science

B.A., University of Michigan with honors – Ann Arbor

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice:

Professional & Bar Association Memberships:

International Association of Collaborative Professionals

Association of Certified Family Law Specialists

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Collaborative Practice California

Bar Association of San Francisco, Family Law Section

Marin County Bar Association, Family Law Section

California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section

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