Michael Reedy

Michael Reedy

McManis Faulkner

Recognized since 2021

San Jose, California

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Family Law

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Clients hire Michael Reedy for his legal insight and logical mind. With over 30 years of experience, Michael brings a thorough and practical approach to solving legal problems.

As a family law attorney with experience in civil litigation and appellate law, he is highly skilled at delivering messages in ways his clients, judges, and opposing counsel hear and understand. He is reasonable and controlled under pressure, with a keen ability to spot flaws in the opposition.

In addition to his family law practice, Michael has tried cases in both state and federal court, and handles appeals in the Ninth Circuit and the California Court of Appeal, on matters involving civil rights, constitutional issues, business litigation, land use, and family law. He is highly principled and puts his clients’ needs and objectives at the forefront of every matter. He fights hard and fights to the end to get the best result.

Contact & Links
  • 50 West San Fernando Street, 10th Floor
    San Jose, CA 95113
  • University of San Francisco, J.D.
  • Stanford University, B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • California, The State Bar of California, 1992
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Santa Clara County Chapter - previous board member
  • American Inns of Court, The Honorable William A. Ingram Inn - Past President, active member
  • Saint Francis High School - Chair of the Board of Directors
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association - Appellate Courts Committee member
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California
  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Federal Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

McManis Faulkner
Headquarters: San Jose, California

5 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Appellate Practice
  • Family Law
  • 2023 St. Thomas More Award, St. Thomas More Society of Santa Clara County

  • The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Appellate Practice, 2021-24; and Family Law
  • Member of award winning team “The Best in Family Law”, The Recorder, 2010 - 2019
  • Named to Northern California Super Lawyers, 2018-2023
  • Granted the American Jurisprudence Family Law Award from the University of San Francisco, School of Law
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Family Law Mediation

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