Esther Rosenfeld

Esther Rosenfeld is a family law attorney and mediator located in Silicon Valley. Exclusively practicing family law since 2001, Ms. Rosenfeld emphasizes mediation and collaborative problem-solving. She is a contributing author to the Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) volumes "Child and Spousal Support" and "Family Law Financial Discovery," was a frequent speaker on family law issues for KALW's "Your Legal Rights with Chuck Finney," and appeared on internet-based radio programs "Business Leaders Spotlight" and "Career Up Now." She is the author of the upcoming book, "Transformative Divorce."

Ms. Rosenfeld is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, voted "Northern California SuperLawyer" and "Top Women Attorneys of Northern California" by California SuperLawyers magazine, and "Top Lawyers in California" by American Lawyer Media. She recently co-authored the article, "Confronting the Challenge of the High-Conflict Personality in Family Court,” published in the Summer 2020 issue of Family Law Quarterly. Recently, Ms. Rosenfeld authored an op-ed piece in the San Jose Mercury News about the Family Law Quarterly study.

Michelle Oberman

Michelle Oberman is an internationally recognized scholar on the legal and ethical issues surrounding adolescence, pregnancy and motherhood. She is the Katherine and George Alexander Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law in Santa Clara, California. Her background in public health and law, as well as her many years of work with doctors in health care settings, gives her a unique perspective on women’s health issues at the intersection of health law and criminal law.

She has written numerous law review articles exploring the legal system’s limitations on issues such as abortion, rape and infanticide. She has co-authored two ground-breaking books on the subject of maternal filicide: When Mothers Kill: Interviews from Prison (2008) and Mothers who Kill their Children (2001).