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About me

I spent my first eight (8) years of practice in the San Francisco Bay area. I represented clients in a variety of civil and criminal matters. The bulk of my civil practice focused on juvenile dependency and family law. Juvenile dependency cases involve children who have been abused and neglected and placed in foster care while their parents go through rehabilitation. Accordingly, one of the most crucial decisions made about these children, early on, is where they will be placed. Placement in a foster care home or with a suitable relative may determine if they will ultimately be reunited with their biological parents or adopted.


 


My experience is dependency law has translated well into my current family law practice. It provides me with a unique perspective that other family law practitioners may not possess. Thus, in addition to represening mothers and fathers on a private basis, I am also appointed by local judges to represent children in family law custody disputes.


 


I relocated to Southern California in May 1999. My current practice includes family law with an emphasis on child custody and child support. Approximately ten percent (10%) of my practice is devoted to debt collection.

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Languages spoken: English, Italian

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 60%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Child Support: 20%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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    Randi is a fierce advocate in the courtroom, who will fight hard for a good outcome for her client. However, she is also able to maintain civility between parties, and to work towards an amicable settlement of the issues. I endorse this lawyer, and would recommend her for highly-contentious family law matters.

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    George Aguilar
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Nikki Mehrpoo Jacobson

    I endorse this lawyer. Compassionate! Knowledgeable! Experienced!!! I could not ask for more from an attorney. Thank you!!!!

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    Nikki Jacobson Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

234 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA, 90012

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199111/19/2015
DCInactive 199011/29/2015
HIInactive - Voluntary198901/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Divorce LawyerThree Best Rated2015
Certificate of AdmissionFederal District Court, Central District of California2005
Certificate of AdmissionFederal District Court, Northern District of CA1991
Judicial law clerkSupreme Court of California1982
Law ClerkOffice of the Attorney General of California1981
PI Sigma AlphaNational Political Science Honor Society1978
Dean's ListSan Francisco State University1978
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Randi Susan Klein1999 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Randi Susan Klein1991 - 1999
Student ExternSupreme Court Of California1982 - 1982
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney member2005 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesAttorney Member2005 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationAttorney Member2000 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney member1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Attorney for PetitionerThe domestic violence and contempt charges were dismissed. There was no change in custody. Respondent was ordered to pay Petitioners attorney's fees .
Domestic violenceThe domestic violence charges were dismissed. Petition, the former boyfriend, was ordered to pay all of Respondents attorney's fees.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
San Francisco State UniversityPolitical ScienceBachlor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
KOW.fm Radio interviewAnimal Law2010