Evelyn Rodriguez - A Cordell & Cordell San Jose Divorce Attorney

Evelyn Rodriguez

Senior Litigation Attorney

San Jose divorce attorney Evelyn Rodriguez San Jose divorce attorney Evelyn Rodriguez was born and raised in Venezuela and has vast international experience as a corporate and business attorney including work in Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, France, and Switzerland.

Ms. Rodriguez has been a longstanding adviser to several non-profit organizations supporting emerging Latin-American artists and abandoned youth. Her most inspiring philanthropic work has been advising Fundacion Together de Venezuela, which promotes and disseminates models for the assistance and prevention of abandoned children.

Drawing on her experience working with non-profits, Ms. Rodriguez decided to become a sole practitioner focusing in family law, prior to joining Cordell & Cordell. She has helped hundreds of families navigate what is one of the most difficult times in their lives.

Her practice in California has called upon trial work in the counties of Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Monterey.

She enjoys the demands of proper legal representation and her focus on preparation and a personal touch permits her to draw upon her knowledge and understanding of business law, international law, immigration law, and family law.

The cumulative of those concentrations affords her the opportunity to provide a holistic legal experience to her clients and provide them valuable guidance through what is typically an unfamiliar and often fearful setting.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Rodriguez is licensed to practice in California.


Ms. Rodriguez attended law school in the Venezuelan capital city, Caracas, where she practiced law before moving to Miami. While practicing as an in-house attorney in Miami, she obtained a degree from the University of Miami School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Rodriguez spent 12 years as a sole practitioner focusing on family law. She also has vast international experience as a corporate and business attorney.


  • State Bar of California
  • Venezuelan Bar Association


Ms. Rodriguez was recognized in 2019 as a Northern California Super Lawyer in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

Evelyn Rodriguez

Rated by Super Lawyers

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“I can’t tell you how great Evelyn has been! In my last meeting with her she was extremely helpful. Evelyn is very straightforward, which I really appreciate. She gave me such a feeling of relief. I may not have left feeling at peace, due to the circumstances in general, but I certainly felt relaxed on a level that I haven’t in a very, very long time. …”


“Things are great. [Evelyn’s] status letters are always concise and informative. Anytime I have a request for action, they are always followed through with.”


“Evelyn is wonderful about returning calls, text messages and/or emails. Evelyn Rodriguez has helped ease my worries about my divorce. She has explained every step though this divorce process very well. I have put a lot of trust into Evelyn, and I am confident she is helping me as best as she can to ensure this divorce doesn’t put too much strain on me financially, emotionally, and mentally.”


“Evelyn has always been very prompt in all communications. She is so professional and knowledgeable. … Evelyn’s confidence and knowledge earned not only my trust but my uttermost respect for her and the firm. I have been so pleased with the results of my case thus far and I know that she has a genuine concern for my needs and takes my goals seriously. Thank you so much Evelyn.”