Carlsbad Family Lawyer
Ms. Molea chose family law as her area of practice because of her passion for helping support her clients through stressful and life-altering times while ensuring their interests are protected and goals advanced. Ms. Molea understands that a divorce is not just a breakup, or a division of property; child custody is not just a percentage of time. These are matters deeply rooted in what is most important to us as people. Ms. Molea prides herself in obtaining excellent outcomes for her clients through her passionate and creative representation. Each client is unique, and so is her approach.
Ms. Molea is certified as a specialist in family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. To obtain this certification, an attorney must demonstrate a high level of expertise in family law, receive favorable peer reviews from both judges and attorneys and complete ongoing educational requirements. A limited number of attorneys earn the distinction of becoming a certified specialist.
Ms. Molea was a 2013 nominee for San Diego’s Top Young Attorneys by the Daily Transcript. She received recognition as a Top Attorney in the San Diego Business Journal in 2016, was a Top 10 Family Law Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine in 2019 and one of the 10 Best Attorneys as published by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Ms. Molea has been selected as a Fellow of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel from 2019-2021 and is a member of the State Bar of California and the North County Bar Association.
Ms. Molea attended the University of Redlands where, after only three years, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in government with an emphasis in pre-law. She went on to obtain her Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. Ms. Molea earned the High-Grade Award for Family Law Practice and Procedures. While in law school, Ms. Molea worked for the Superior Court’s Family Law Facilitator’s Office where she aided self-represented litigants in various family law matters. Ms. Molea participated in Southwestern Law School’s Children’s Rights Clinic and helped provide representation to low-income children in the areas of special education, school discipline, and other education-related issues.