The Southern California chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has named San Diego Superior Court Judge Maureen F. Hallahan the 2013 recipient of the San Diego County Family Law Judge of the Year.
The academy honored Hallahan for her creative, collaborative and dedicated service as the supervising judge of the San Diego County Superior Court Family Law Division.
Appointed to the bench in 2007, Hallahan is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law. Prior to joining the court, she was a partner with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, specializing in civil and business litigation.
Hallahan is the immediate past president of the Enright Inn of Court, past president of Lawyers Club and the Association of Business and Trial Lawyers. In addition, she is an instructor for Judicial Education Programs in the area of family law and a frequent speaker for the seminars presented by the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists and other organizations.