Richard P. Roggia, Esq. 

Judge Pro Tem / Discovery Referee / Special Master / Mediator 
Email: rroggia@adrservices.org 







 Richard P. Roggia, Esq. brings over 42 years of family law expertise to his ADR practice. After obtaining his J.D. from Santa Clara University, Mr. Roggia went into private practice focusing primarily on family law litigation. During this time, he tried hundreds of family law matters through judgment and resolved several thousand others through settlement. He has argued family matters to judgment and appeal from the trial level through appeal at the District Court of California, and argued before the California Supreme Court. In addition to his experience as trial counsel, Mr. Roggia has handled hundreds of cases as a settlement officer, judge pro tem, special master, discovery referee and mediator.






AREAS OF EXPERTISE 



Child Custody and Visitation 

Child Support 

 Spousal Support 

Asset/Debt and Property Division 

Family Law Discovery 

Putative Spouse Status 

Parental Rights in Adoption / Post-Adoption Agreements 

Pre- and Post-Marital Agreements 





 
EDUCATION 



University of Santa Clara, J.D., Magna Cum Laude 
1972 

University of Santa Clara, B.A. 
1969 






 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 



Law Offices of Richard P. Roggia - Sole Practitioner and Principal 
1990-2016 

Aguilar & Roggia - Partner 
1976-1990 

Di Leonardo, Blake, Kelley, Aguilar, & Leal - Associate 
1973-1976 






 
BAR ADMISSIONS 



California State Bar 
1973 

United States District Court, Northern District of California 
1973 






 
LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS 



Mr. Roggia frequently lectures in the area of Family Law in various presentations through the Santa Clara County Bar Association.

His topics include: domestic violence, discovery, special masters, and attorneys’ fees.

A few selected presentations are below: 

“The Voice of the Child” 
2013 and 2015 

“Evidence Related Issues in Family Law Cases” 
2014 

“Attorneys’ Fees, Costs, and Sanctions” 
2008 




 152 North 3rd Street 
Suite 603 
San Jose, CA 95112 
Tel. (408) 293-1113 
Fax. (408) 293-1114 

Richard P. Roggia, esq.