Estate Planning And Family Law Attorneys

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Jaya K. Reddy

Jaya K. Reddy

  • Associate Attorney

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Legal Assistant

A’sonda F. Adams

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Pre-Nuptial and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Spousal and Child Support
  • Property Division
  • Domestic Violence


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California, J.D., 2019
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2013


Jaya Reddy is an Associate Attorney in the Family Law department at Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP. As a zealous advocate for her clients, Jaya enjoys achieving client goals and crafting workable solutions to seemingly impossible issues. She has successfully represented individuals in trials and settlement conferences. She guides individuals through divorce from beginning to end, including in complex financial matters, custody, child and spousal support, international, and immigration matters.

Jaya , lived and taught academic courses in Taiwan, and gained extensive experience in legal accounts receivable in Portland, Oregon. She later graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law as an Emery Merit Scholar.

While in law school, Jaya was published in the Journal of International Law regarding international surrogacy, competed in the National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition, and led the Family Law Society and Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. She clerked for the former Supervising Judge of the Santa Clara County Family Court, Hon. Julie Emede, and numerous family law firms in the Bay Area. Jaya is an active Board member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley and volunteer of the San Mateo County Bar Association.

In her spare time, Jaya enjoys traveling, playing tennis, baking, and watching the San Francisco Giants play ball.

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2019

Professional Associations

  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, Board of Directors
  • South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
  • California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • San Mateo County Bar Association
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California

Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • Jaya Reddy, Comment, Indian Surrogacy: Ending Cheap Labor, 18 Santa Clara J. Int’l L. 92 (2020). Available at:

Classes & Seminars

  • Negotiations for APA Women Litigators Panel, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley, 2021
  • Mini-Skirts and [Micro] Aggressions Panel, Santa Clara County Bar Association, 2022
  • Divorce Issues from the Male Perspective (through a Woman’s Lens), Santa Clara County Legal Professionals Association, 2022

Community Involvement

  • Elevate Community Center, Domestic Violence Clinic Volunteer
  • San Mateo County Bar Association, Monthly Community Law Night


  • English
  • French
  • Hindi