Jane Aceituno

Jane Aceituno

Associate
Location:
San Francisco, California
Phone:
415-906-3491
Fax:
415-391-0141
Email:

Jane Aceituno is an associate at the Ruben Law Firm. She has experience in nearly every area of family law, ranging from divorce, child custody, spousal support, child support, domestic violence and the drafting and negotiation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She has represented a variety of family law litigants, from stay-at-home moms seeking child support orders to hedge fund owners seeking a division of real estate holdings.

EDUCATION

Jane attended Harvard College for her undergraduate education, graduating cum laude in cognitive neuroscience. Pursuing a desire to do public interest work, Jane then attended the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, receiving a Masters in Public Policy. Her Master’s thesis received the Manny C. Carballo Memorial Prize for best thesis dealing with social policy issues. Jane received her legal education at Boston University, ending nearly a decade of higher education on the East Coast.

EXPERIENCE AND BAR MEMBERSHIPS

After graduating from law school, Jane practiced in general civil litigation for five years in the Bay Area. She practiced in a range of areas which inform her current work in family law. Since 2011, Jane has worked exclusively in family law in the greater Bay Area region.

Jane is a member of the California State Bar and Bar Association of San Francisco . She is a member of the family law sections of both.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Jane has done a great deal of work for the community over the years.

Jane provided counsel to low-income workers through the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center. She has mentored staff members and volunteers at the Bayview/Hunters Point Community Legal Clinic in family law cases. She has done pro bono family law work through the Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco.

Jane is passionate about LGBT activism, having served four years as a committee member of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Advisory Committee (part of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission), having served on the board of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and having worked as an advocate for Freedom From Tobacco, an LGBT anti-smoking group.

PERSONAL

Jane is married and has one adorable little girl.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Violence
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
  • Harvard College
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    • M.A.
    • Major: Public Policy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California State Bar Association - Family Law Division, Member
  • California State Bar Association, Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco , Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco - Family Law Division, Member