About Charles Spiegel

Charles Spiegel - Lawyer and Mediator Bio PictureCharlie Spiegel’s Bay Area legal practice includes pre and post nuptial planning and agreements, divorce and custody mediation, adoption, surrogacy and real estate matters. Charlie is one of the cc-writers of Divorce Options, a low cost public education program about divorce process choices, offered throughout California, and continues actively involved with that program. Charlie served as Co-Chair of the National Board of Lambda Legal, and was a founding Executive Director of Our Family, the Bay Area’s LGBT family organization. Charlie also served on the Board of Directors for KidsTurn.org, Collaborative Practice California; and Collaborative Practice SF, and is a member of the national Family Law Institute.

Charlie has had 20 years of wide experience in real estate since graduating New York University School of Law with honors, He received a Fammy award from San Francisco’s Jewish Family & Children’s Services in 2009 and in 2017, and the Our Family award for his advocacy for families. He has lived in the SF Bay Area since just before the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, and through his own family’s divorce. He sees clients weekly in SF and Oakland, and is available in Orinda.