The Law Offices of

B J Fadem & Associates, APC

Certified Family Law Specialist

Principal Attorney

Local: (408) 280-1220
111 North Market Street
Suite 910
San Jose, California 95113

B J has all the credentials and experience to handle any legal issue in Family Law you may have.

B J Fadem was born in St. Louis, Missouri to a close and loving family. He is no stranger to hard work, putting himself through college by working several jobs both day and night.

B J has all the credentials and experience to handle any legal issue in Family Law you may have.   B J first began his law career working for the large Law Firms.  He quickly realized he could serve his clients better and be able to give them a more personal approach if he built his own law firm.   As a result, since starting the Family Law Practice in San Jose back in 1991, his law firm has helped 1,000′s of satisfied clients.

B J understands that children can be intimidated by a professional atmosphere, so B J keeps the office child friendly and welcoming.   B J is a big fan of baseball, has a great guitar collection and enjoys spending time with his family.

B J and his firm deal with legal issues from DivorceCustodyInternational Child Abduction, International Child Jurisdiction, (International Jurisdiction for California is both a State & Federal issue) MediationSpousal Support, Domestic Child Abduction, Removal of Child and Domestic Violence.

The Law Offices of B J Fadem & Associates, APC is one of the few law firms that specialize in International Child Abduction and International Child Jurisdiction cases.

Therefore, B J has represented clients throughout Northern California including Santa Clara County, Alameda County, Santa Cruz County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, San Benito County, Sonoma County, Monterey County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, San Jacquin County and Sacramento County.  As an expert in Hague and International Jurisdiction and Child Custody cases, B J has represented clients from all over the world.

B J’ Fadem’s Qualifications include:

Undergraduate Education:

B.S. Degree in Molecular Biology – San Jose State University

B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice – San Jose State University

Post Graduate Education:

Medical School – U.C. Davis

J.D. – Golden Gate University School of Law

Licensed since 1985 in California to practice Law

Certified Family Law Specialist in California since 1999

Court appointed to represent minor children since 1990

Former San Jose Police Officer

Instructor for numerous legal seminars on behalf of Santa Clara County Bar Association, State Bar of California and the National Business Institute (NBI)

A member of “Association of Certified Family Law Specialist” (ACFLS)

National Association of Child Counsel (NACC)

Santa Clara County Conference of Delegates – Delegate

2014 Chair of the Santa Clara County Bar Association – Family Law Section

Santa Clara County Bar Association Family Law Executive Board

Santa Clara County Minors’ Counsel Committee (since 1999) –  which supervises and makes recommendations regarding local rules controlling Minor’s Counsel

Appointed by retired Judge LaDoris Cordell (currently the San Jose Police Auditor) to serve on the Independent Police Auditors Advisory Commission (IPAAC)

Santa Clara County Bar Association Education Committee

Santa Clara County Bar Association LGBT/DP Committee

Santa Clara County Bar Association Strategic Planning Committee – Family Law Section

Santa Clara County Bar Association Social Committee – Family Law Section

Santa Clara County Ad hoc LBGT Domestic Violence Committee

Santa Clara County Regional Standing Committee

Santa Clara County Judiciary Nominating Committee

Santa Clara County Teen Orientation Team

Former board member of the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialists

Former member of the California State Bar Family Law Advisory Commission

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Instructor for numerous legal seminars on behalf of Santa Clara County Bar Association, State Bar of California and the National Business Institute (NBI)
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Former San Jose Police Officer

FLEXCOM 2014-2015

The Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of California

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Appointed by retired Judge LaDoris Cordell (currently the San Jose Police Auditor) to serve on the Independent Police Auditors Advisory Commission (IPAAC)

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2014 Chair of the Santa Clara County Bar Association – Family Law Section

Santa Clara County Bar Association Family Law Executive Board

Santa Clara County Bar Association Education Committee

Santa Clara County Bar Association LGBT/DP Committee

Santa Clara County Bar Association Strategic Planning Committee – Family Law Section

Santa Clara County Bar Association Social Committee – Family Law Section

Santa Clara County Ad hoc LBGT Domestic Violence Committee

Santa Clara County Regional Standing Committee

Santa Clara County Judiciary Nominating Committee

Santa Clara County Teen Orientation Team

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Santa Clara County Conference of Delegates – Delegate

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Former board member of the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialists

Former member of the California State Bar Family Law Advisory Commission

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