Harini Venkatesan - A Cordell & Cordell Foster City Divorce Attorney

Harini Venkatesan

Litigation Attorney

Foster City divorce attorney Harini Venkatesan

Foster City divorce attorney Harini Venkatesan chose a career in family law because of her desire to help individuals navigate the stressful and often traumatic ordeal of divorce.

She has seen how helping clients navigate that process can set them up for success as they move on to the next chapter of their life.

“The manner in which clients handle their divorce really lays the groundwork for how their parent time and custody relationship will be going forward,” Ms. Venkatesan said.

Ms. Venkatesan believes empathy and patience can go a long way in ensuring clients are heard and feel supported.

“At the same time, this also helps them remain open to all resolution possibilities,” she said.

Ms. Venkatesan takes time to listen to her clients’ concerns and goals and persistently reminds them what is most important throughout the case, even when emotions run high.

“I will always champion your case to ensure that you are happy with the resolution,” she said.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Venkatesan is licensed to practice in California and Utah.


Ms. Venkatesan earned her Juris Doctor from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah. She received her Bachelor of Arts from New York University.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Venkatesan practiced family law, juvenile court, estate planning, contract review and drafting, and family-based immigration.


  • California State Bar, 2013
  • Utah State Bar, 2012
  • Utah Minority Bar Association, 2012 (Board member – 2015 to 2018)