I am a Family Law attorney and Certified Family Law Specialist with experience in all aspects of domestic relations and divorce law. I represent clients in all stages of divorce proceedings, from inception through trial or settlement, and post-Judgment. I have handled a multitude of case involving division of property and child and spousal support. While many family law practitioners choose to limit their practice to financial issues, I have successfully litigated a number of custody cases, many involving high-conflict and alienation issues. I have also litigated and have an expertise in domestic violence matters.
I first approach every case from a settlement perspective, always encouraging the client to work with the end goal in mind and with an eye towards minimizing the emotional impact of divorce. However, if a reasonable settlement is not within reach, I fully represent my clients in court to ensure that their interests and rights are protected.
Divorce touches upon every aspect of an individual's life. I work with a number of highly-skilled mediators, mental health professionals, forensics, real estate and financial advisors to make sure that my clients have the best information and the best all-around representation possible. My background in psychology allows me to focus on my clients' needs and to offer appropriate solutions.
Languages Spoken: Russian
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers||Law & Politics Media||2010|
|Lawrence J. Blake Community Service award||Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers||2010|
|Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers||Law & Politics Media||2009|
|Attorney; Certified Family Law Specialist||Lopez & Grager, LLP||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein, LLP||2006 - 2012|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Eastern European Bar Association||Board Member||2008 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Member, Barristers Board of Governors||2007 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Mother v. Father||mother got to move out of state with the child.|
|Husband v. Wife||Spousal support order terminated.|
|Wife v. Husband||successful custody and property settlement|
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|USC Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|University of Southern California||Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers MCLE||Domestic Violence: Where Family Law and Criminal Law Meet||2010|
|Eastern European Bar Association meeting||Domestic Violence: interconnection between family law and criminal law||2009|
|Los Angeles Superior Court annual program||L.A. County Family Law Annual Walk Through program||2008|