Walnut Creek Divorce Attorney Holly Gutkovsky | Cordell & Cordell

Holly Gutkovsky

Senior Litigation Attorney

Walnut Creek divorce attorney Holly GutkovskyAfter participating in many different legal internships throughout her time in college and law school, Walnut Creek divorce attorney Holly Gutkovsky had the opportunity to work with the Family Law Facilitator’s office in San Mateo County, Ca. That became a defining experience in her career.

“I discovered my passion for family law during this internship and immediately knew that this was the area I wanted to practice in,” Ms. Gutkovsky said.

Family attorneys assist people during some of the most difficult times they will ever face, and they truly need someone to ease the burden.

“I love helping people,” she said, “and I feel privileged to be able to take on the procedural and legal aspects of their problems so that they can focus on what really matters: Family.”

Ms. Gutkovsky is a listener and wants all of her clients who come to her for help to feel heard, respected, and more at ease when they walk out of her office.

“I believe that in this area of the law, compassion is essential,” she said.

Even the most amicable divorces are not easy. The process is usually difficult, but Ms. Gutkovsky is here to guide you through it and make sure you understand the process.

“I am very communicative and determined to find solutions that work for everyone,” she said. “When children are involved, their wellbeing and their ability to maintain great relationships with both parents will always be my top priorities.”

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Gutkovsky is licensed to practice in California.


Ms. Gutkovsky earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Science in political science with a focus on international relations from the University of California.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Gutkovsky owned her own family law practice. She worked as a family attorney at two other Bay Area family law practices before opening her own office.


  • California Bar Association, 2013
  • Alameda County Bar Association, 2013
  • Gutkovsky completed a 40-hour workshop focused on divorce mediation and received a certificate in 2017.
  • Gutkovsky completed the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s Family Law Program in 2016.


In 2021, Ms. Gutkovsky was named a Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding attorneys.

Holly Gutovsky

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