Carol A. Salvagione

Carol was born in Texas and has since lived in many places including France, Illinois, New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado. She has lived in California since she began attending law school in 1991. Carol is passionate about the wellbeing of young people, particularly those impacted by the justice system. She currently serves as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Juvenile Justice Commission. Carol enjoys going to the San Francisco Ballet and local theater productions, hiking, biking, swimming and walking her dog. Carol currently resides in San Francisco with her family.


B.A., University of New Mexico (1989), Phi Beta Kappa
J.D., McGeorge School of Law (1994)


Member, California State Bar, No. 173409
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Member, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Member, Collaborative Practice San Francisco
Member, American Bar Association – Family Law Section
Member, California Women Lawyers
Member, Bar Association of San Francisco – Family Law Section (Chair 2009)
Member, Queen’s Bench; Served on Board of Directors from 2001-2004 and 2015-2017 (President 2004)
Member, The Cooperative Divorce Project

Professional Experience:

Carol is a Family Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California. She exclusively practices in the area of family law. She handles all aspects of family law cases including property division, child and spousal support, child custody and parenting plan issues. Carol also drafts, review and mediates premarital agreements. Carol practices alternative dispute resolution and is a trained mediator and collaborative law attorney. She volunteers for the San Francisco Superior Court, Unified Family Court as both a Settlement Master in cases where parties are represented and for the Self-Represented Litigant Conference Calendar.

“AV ” rated – Martindale-Hubbell

Northern California Super Lawyer each year from 2004 to the present

(415) 778-0800

Hedani, Choy, Spalding & Salvagione, LLP

595 Market St. #1100 San Francisco, CA 94105

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