Michael R. Strebe - A Foster City Divorce Attorney

Michael R. Strebe

Litigation Attorney

Foster City divorce attorney Michael R. StrebeThere are unique challenges inherent in family law that Foster City divorce attorney Michael R. Strebe finds intriguing. He also understands that high stakes that typically exist in family law matters.

“Nothing is more important to an individual client than the preservation of their assets and the relationship with their children,” Mr. Strebe said.

Mr. Strebe prides himself on his patience and his ability to listen. Both of those skills come in handy as he guides his clients through their each stage of their case.

“While the process you are entering is emotional, daunting and difficult, I am a strong advocate who will guide you through to the end and achieve a good result,” he said.

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Strebe is licensed to practice in California.


Mr. Strebe earned his bachelor of arts in legal studies from the University of California at Berkeley. He received his juris doctor from the University of California Hastings College of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Strebe focused primarily on practicing family law throughout the Bay Area. Additionally, he has practiced dependency law, taking a case to trial to fight against the removal of a child from her parents’ home by the government. Mr. Strebe has also represented clients in criminal court throughout the Bay Area.


  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • San Mateo County Bar Association


Mr. Strebe was recognized in 2018 and 2019 as a Northern California Rising Star in the family law practice area by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service of outstanding lawyers.

Michael R. Strebe

Rated by Super Lawyers

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“I am very happy with everything. Michael’s timely responses, quick scheduling … The whole office just goes above and beyond. I feel like royalty working with you all.”


“I shopped around for quite a while before retaining Cordell & Cordell. I’d heard about Cordell & Cordell through one of your many advertisements a long time ago. It was nerve-racking to decide who to go with. However, Michael has really been there for me and was very easy to talk to. He really understood my case and helped me get what I wanted. I feel like I definitely made the right choice! I’m very happy and feel like I’m getting a pretty good deal with Michael!”


“Michael is really doing great with some very frustrating circumstances. I know that Michael is really looking out for me and won’t let the opposing party take advantage of me. I appreciate his diligence. “


“I am totally satisfied with the whole experience. Michael did what he was supposed to do a lot faster than anticipated. He was very upfront with all of the best-case and worst-case scenarios. My hope was to find something in between the two, but he managed to help me get one of the best-case scenarios.”


“I’m glad I found you guys. I could’ve been in a situation where I would’ve been railroaded, but Michael helped keep that from happening. Michael has been straightforward and shows concern about my situation. I’m very comfortable talking with him. Michael is truthful, and it’s obvious that he’s not out just for the money.”


“I truly liked working with Michael. He was effective, strategic, informed, and knew what to do. The firm conducted all interactions with me very professionally. I had no concerns whatsoever. I think it was essentially flawless.”