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Steven R. Pogue.
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Whether you are involved in a divorce, a custody battle, suing or being sued, or seeking to order your affairs with an estate plan, you want to be dealt with honestly and fairly by someone who cares about your situation and will give the attention necessary to ascertain your needs.

Steven R. Pogue has been in private practice in San Jose since 1992. He has significant experience in Family Law in all its aspects. He has prepared hundreds of estate plans, from the humblest to the wealthy. He has sued for those who have been wronged and defended those who are being attacked.

Mr. Pogue holds a Juris Doctor degree from Lincoln University in San Jose and a Masters Degree in Taxation Law from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. Well-known in the courts of Santa Clara County, he appears frequently in Alameda, San Mateo, San Francisco and Stanislaus Counties as well. In addition, he has handled cases in the courts of 25 of California's 58 counties and the federal courts in San Jose and San Francisco.

He was born in San Jose and, except for brief absences, is a lifelong resident of San Jose.

Mr. Pogue is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese.




Steven R. Pogue
Curricula Vitae

Personal History:
Born in San Jose, California, in 1954. Married, seven children.

J.D., Lincoln University Law School of San Jose, Magna Cum Laude, 1992.
      Editor-in-Chief, Lincoln Law Review
      Valedictorian, 1992

Ll. M. Taxation, Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1993.

Professional Achievements:
In private practice in San Jose, California, since 1992, in the areas of Family Law, Probate, Estate Planning, Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense.

MCLE Faculty, National Business Institute, 2004 - 2008.

I have appeared as counsel of record in the Superior Courts of 25 of California's 58 counties, the US District Courts in San Jose and San Francisco.

Ombudsman, Santa Clara County Bar Association Family Law Section.
Former Chair, Santa Clara County Bar Association Family Law Section Child Representation Committee.

Published Appellate Opinions:
People v. Swanson-Birabent (2003) 114 Cal.App.4th 733
In re Marriage of Smith (2007) 148 Cal.App.4th 1115

Trial Experience:
Felony and civil jury trials.
Contested conservatorships.
Contested family law hearings.
Full family law court trials.

Other Experience:
Prepared hundreds of trusts.
Handled hundreds of personal injury matters.
Realtor Litigation (Plaintiff and Defense)
Contractor Lawsuits (Plaintiff and Defense)
Incorporated numerous California corporations and LLCs

Personal Achievements:
Fluent in Spanish
Conversational in Portuguese

Pogue Calvert, LLP
373 Meridian Avenue, Suite B
San Jose, CA 95126

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Located in San Jose, California, the Law Offices of Pogue Calvert, LLP represent clients in the communities of Alameda, Belmont, Burlingame,
Campbell, Cupertino, Dublin, Fremont, Gilroy, Hayward, Livermore, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Pacifica,
Palo Alto, Pleasanton, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Saratoga,
as well as Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.