Family Law Specialist John H Perrott

Area of Practice

Family Law

Bar Admissions

California, 2001 U.S. District Court Northern District of California

Golden Gate University School of Law, 2000 – Juris Doctorate
Honors: Merit Scholarships
Awards: Contract Law
Awards: Criminal Law 
Awards: Torts
Awards: Constitutional Law

University of California at Davis
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Economics

Professional Associations & Memberships
California Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (CFLS)
Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA), Member
California Bar Association, Member
NBI Continuing Legal Education, Moderator

About John H. Perrott

Board Certified Family Law Special List (CFLS)


John started practicing law in 2001 and he has been a Board Certified Family Law Specialist since April of 2011. For every 1000 active attorneys in California there are only about 7 Certified Family Law Specialists. Starting his own Family Law practice in 2016, he has repeatedly been a moderator for the National Business Institute (NBI) where he worked with multiple Family Law Judges on Continuing Education series in Santa Clara County. He has also taught continuing education classes regarding discovery and social media with NBI. He delivers excellent legal advice and has over 17 years of experience practicing Family Law.

John has experience helping clients through tough issues including divorce, pre-divorce counseling and planning, premarital agreements, complex marital property issues, high conflict child custody disputes, child and spousal support issues and domestic violence prevention and defense. He has a creative legal mind and has brainstormed with many clients about their unique and individual situations, providing common sense, compassion, and an understanding of the California Family Code to the issues they faced.

John earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Golden Gate University School of Law where he graduated in the top 5% of his class and received multiple awards in classes including Contract Law, Criminal Law, Torts, and Constitutional Law. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California – Davis.

John is a featured attorney on He is rated a perfect 10 stars on Avvo, as well as an elected “Best Divorce Lawyer” by Expertise and is frequently sought out by the presiding judge of the Santa Clara County Superior Court to serve as judge pro tempore in family law or probate matters before the court. John is a board certified family law specialist and  member of the State Bar of California and the Santa Clara County Bar Association. He also serves on the temporary judge and arbitration panels of the Santa Clara County Superior Court. John is admitted to practice before all California Courts.

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Expertise Best Divorce Lawyer
Best San Jose Family Lawyer

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