Hildy Fentin, CFLS


Biographical Info


  • Rutgers School of Law – Camden, Juris Doctor, 1980
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1977

Bar Admissions

  • California Bar: 1983
  • Connecticut Bar: 1981
  • Massachusetts Bar: 1981

Membership & Honors

  • Recipient: 2001 Judge Norbert Ehrenfreud Family Law Award (Norby) for dedicated and meritorious service to Family Law Bench and Bar, awarded by Family Law Judicial Officers
  • Fellow: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member: Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego
  • Member: Certified Family Law Specialists – San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member: Executive Committee of the Certified Family Law Specialists (1995-1997; 1999-2001; Chair: 2001)
  • Member: Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Member: Minor’s Counsel Subcommittee of San Diego County Bar Association (Chair: 1997-1998)
  • Member: Family Court Services Committee (1999-2003)
  • Member: Family Law Local Rules Committee (Chair: 2003-2004)
  • Member: Lawyer’s Club of San Diego

Relevant Experience

  • Family Law – Mediation and Collaborative