Our team is comprised of exceptionally talented people with quality credentials and years of experience providing exceptional legal service.  Every one of us works diligently to ensure the process through difficult family transitions is as smooth as possible for our clients.

Jeanette Sereno

Jeanette Sereno


Jeanette has decided to devote her firm to practicing Family Law exclusively. Although Jeanette’s background also includes criminal and civil litigation, and years as a full-time professor of Criminal Justice at California State University, Stanislaus, her passion is in assisting people with the most important facet of their lives; their families.

Jeanette is an active member of the Stanislaus County legal community, having previously served years on the Board of Directors of the Stanislaus County Bar Association, and as President of the Stanislaus County Bar Association in 2009. Also an active member of the Stanislaus County Family Law Bar Association for many years, Jeanette serves therein as a Bench-Bar liaison.

Licensed to Practice

  • State Bar of California- 1997 Admitted to Practice
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California- 1997 Admitted to Practice
  • United States Tax Court-1997 Admitted to Practice


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence(1995) – Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco
  • Bachelor of Arts Social Sciences (1992)- California State University, Stanislaus
  • Associate of Arts (1990)- Modesto Junior College


Raquel Foreman- Head Paralegal

 A graduate of Humphrey’s College, Raquel is a Certified Paralegal with over 17 years experience in family law. Raquel specializes in preparing legal documents leading to the attainment of necessary court orders and the securing of desired court hearings. As the head paralegal on all cases, Raquel’s work is key in maximizing case strategy and client satisfaction.   


Misty Garcia – Trial Paralegal
A Certified Paralegal, Misty, has over 17 years working experience in family law. Misty is a graduate of Humphrey’s College, and is a commissioned Notary Public with the State of California. Misty’s work-focus is on discovery and trial preparation for those cases where complexities or contentiousness require intensive research, subpoenas, and aggressive advocacy in litigation.