After spending her early years in Northern California and the Sierras, Jennifer Schaller relocated to Southern California where she earned her B.A. in Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. Eventually longing for the Northern California lifestyle, she returned to attend law school at Santa Clara University in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jennifer’s desire to spend more than just weekends in the Sierras caught up with her in 2009 when she decided to relocate and make Tahoe her new home.
Prior to joining MOBO in 2013, Jennifer worked as of counsel at the Law Offices of Yvette Durant, primarily focusing on family law, while also volunteering for the Community Legal Program of the Family Resource Center of Truckee – a free legal clinic primarily serving the low-income population of the greater Tahoe area. Jennifer then opened her own family law practice in Truckee where she remained for the next two years.
At MOBO, Jennifer concentrates her practice on the numerous areas of family law, including divorce litigation, divorce mediation, legal separation, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, property division, parentage, and premarital agreements, as well as estate planning and trust administration. She assists clients in Northern California and throughout the greater Tahoe area, handling cases throughout Nevada County and Placer County, as well as El Dorado, Plumas, and Sierra counties. Jennifer understands the uncertainty, high emotions, and frustration which often accompany family law matters. She strives for effective representation in these difficult matters, handling each case with the sensitivity and skill necessary to guide clients through a complicated legal process while advocating for their best interests.
Jennifer is a member and past president of the Tahoe Truckee Bar Association and is an active member of the local Bar Association for Nevada County. She’s also on the North Shore Committee for Tahoe Regional Young Professionals, is a member of Kiwanis North Lake Tahoe, and is a member of the North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce. Jennifer was formerly a consulting attorney at the Family Resource Center of Truckee-Community Legal Program.
In her free time, Jennifer tries to enjoy all that Tahoe has to offer, including hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and snowshoeing, as well as spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Henry.
Jennifer is MOBO.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Estate Planning
- Probate & Trust Administration
Bar & Court Admissions
Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa
University of California, Los Angeles
- Major: Political Science
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Tahoe Truckee Bar Association, Member, Past President (2013 - 2014)
- Nevada County Bar Association, Member
- Tahoe Regional Young Professionals, North Shore Committee Member
- Kiwanis North Lake Tahoe, Member
- North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce, Member
Honors and Awards
- Rising Star, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers, 2020
Past Employment Positions
- Law Offices of Yvette Durant, Of Counsel
- Law Office of Jennifer M. Schaller
- Family Resource Center of Truckee-Community Legal Program, Consulting Attorney
Pro Bono Activities
- MOBO Foundation, Board Member