Meet Our Team

Sarah B. RussoPartner  

Shannon M. Elms, Partner         

Maureen Roberts, Partner         

Ellen Fawl, Family Law Associate                                             

Leslie Prince, Of Counsel (Criminal Defense and Criminal Appeals) 







Our depth of experience and commitment to our clients set us apart - resulting in favorable outcomes and satisfied clients.

Law Offices of Russo & Prince, LLP was established in 1994 by attorneys Brenda Russo and Leslie Prince.  Over two decades later, the firm continues to offer quality representation in the areas of Family Law, Mediation, Probate Litigation and Criminal Defense/Appeals.  Jointly owned by friends and colleagues Sarah Russo, Shannon Elms and Maureen Roberts, Russo & Prince has developed a reputation for providing supportive and individualized legal support and representation.

Over the past 27 years, this office has remained committed to providing effective Family Law, Probate, Mediation and criminal defense representation to individuals and families in Solano County, as well as the surrounding counties of Napa and Contra Costa.  We offer appellate and mediation services throughout California.

We love what we do - and it shows in the high quality work we produce and the enduring relationships we form with our clients.

Contact us today to see how we can help you with your legal matter.

Attorney Shannon Elms is an experienced collaborative law attorney, handling collaborative divorce matters throughout Solano, Yolo, Sacramento and the Bay Area.  We are proud to offer comprehensive alternative resolution options to our family law clients.

Attorney Sarah B. Russo chairs the Solano County Bar Association's Family Law Committee and is actively involved in the family law community.

Commitment to Our Clients

Experience is important. It means we have encountered your issue before, and we know how to get results. But experience is not the only reason to hire a lawyer, or even the most important reason. Behind our experience and driving our practice is a deep commitment to serving our clients and meeting their needs. Whether you are facing criminal charges or changes in your family, we understand the issues and emotions you are going through, and we are determined to guide you with dignity through to the best resolution possible in your circumstances.

We care about our clients, and work to get results that meet the unique needs of each client as an individual.

Consult An Attorney 

Dedicated family law, probate litigation and criminal defense lawyers with experience and deep roots in this community. We have a fully staffed office to ensure that we are accessible and attentive to our clients during all business hours. If you need legal advice and representation in the areas of family law, criminal law, criminal appeals, adoption, guardianship, custody, child and spousal support, mediation (including child custody mediation), probate litigation or domestic partnership - we can help.

Please contact the Law Offices of Russo and Prince, LLP to schedule a time to meet with one of our highly qualified attorneys.