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Plus Sharon Blanchet & The Reed Team of Willis Allen Donate for Pet Adoptions at the SD Humane Society
This week Joe welcomed seasoned and respected attorneys Sharon Blanchet and Lesa Christenson from ABC Family Law in San Diego. Founded in 2000, ABC Family Law handles each case with a business mind and a compassionate heart. As a well-established and respected boutique Family Law firm, partners and Certified Family Law Specialists, Sharon Blanchet and Lesa Christenson, along with their legal teams, bring decades of experience to every engagement.
ABC’s attorneys are accomplished in all forms of divorce proceedings, including being highly successful in litigation and mediation. ABC provides legal services in cases involving high asset estates, businesses, and parents involved in contested custody disputes.
For every client, the firm provides 3 important elements:
- Their legal expertise and experience
- Educating and involving the client during every step of the process
- Creative strategic planning.
At the end of each case, ABC’s clients are stronger and more certain and confident about their futures than when they began.
Sharon Blanchet, Esq. brings the voice of reason and creative solutions to the highly charged atmosphere surrounding divorce. She is a founding partner of ABC Family Law and has 29 years of family law experience. Her practice focuses on high asset and complex litigation and custody issues. Since 2006, Ms. Blanchet is a fellow in the highly regarded American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Southern California Chapter, having served on the Chapter’s Board of Directors from 2006-2012 and as Chapter President in 2010. She is a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. On Jan 04, Sharon was featured on KFMB CBSTV 8 and provided a statement regarding the parole hearing for Betty Broderick. Watch the news segment the full story on CBS8.
Sharon earned her JD from Western State College of Law in 1986 (now Thomas Jefferson Law School), where she was the student body president.
Lesa Christenson, Esq. focuses on achieving legal results that put her clients in the best position possible to move forward with their lives. As a founding partner of ABC Family Law in 2000, Lesa knows that cases often change course during the divorce process. While a case may start out amicably, the client may need more aggressive representation if critical issues, such as custody, child support or spousal support, cannot be amicably resolved. Lesa is adept at recognizing the need to change course in a case, and to implement the changes necessary to protect her clients’ interests.
Lesa was also educated in the San Diego area where she attended the University of San Diego for both her undergraduate and JD degrees.
ABC Family Law Supports and Donates for Free Pet Adoptions
In the 2nd half of the show. Joe interviewed Sharon Blanchet along with Pam and Phil Reed, the Reed Team of Willis Allen to discuss their charitable work and generosity in underwriting pet adoptions for the San Diego Humane Society. Kelli Schry of the SDHS was also in studio and shared some good data and information.
Sharon and the Reeds teamed up before the winter holidays and collectively donated $20,000 to cover all pet adoption fees for the week prior to Christmas. The Whiskers in Wonderland program was a resounding success resulting in 386 free pet adoptions by San Diegans in 7 days. CBS TV8 coverage
The San Diego Humane Society has three locations and houses 1500 animals for adoption. There are 45,000 pets recovered per year in San Diego and among all the refuge and pounds, San Diego has just now reached the point where they no longer euthanize pets.
The SDHS also has a foster program for those who would like to think about having a pet or caring for one until it’s adopted. Information about their foster program, and the application to apply, can be found here.
And with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Sharon is at it again with the “Adopt your One and Only” — for single pets.
Are you ready for a lifetime of love? San Diego Humane Society is where that can begin! In honor of Valentine’s Day, a generous donor is sponsoring the adoption fees for all “single pets” (those who need to be the only pet in the home) from February 10-20
Whether you need a jogging buddy, snuggling partner or furry friend to share your life with…the companionship you’ve been missing is here. So visit the SD Humane Society campus locations in San Diego, Escondido or Oceanside, or one of our satellite adoption centers to Adopt Your One & Only! The love of your life is waiting for you.
Thank you to Steve Wagner, Julie Barnes and Sharon Blanchet, Partner at ABC Family Law for sponsoring animal adoption fees for these pets.
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