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Maya Shulman has been exclusively practicing family law for over a decade. Her clients are pleased with her caring yet efficient approach. Keeping costs down and matters out of court through mediation have saved her clients thousands. However, when litigation is needed, Maya has the smarts and fortitude to get the job done. Maya's goal is always for her clients to have a more positive family and financial outlook through her efforts. 

Maya is the managing partner and 50% owner of the AV-rated, family law firm Adelman & Seide, LLP, with offices in Beverly Hills and Calabasas, CA. Her typical clients include high asset and high net worth individuals, business people, homemakers, entertainers and professional athletes. Maya's experience includes litigation, mediation and collaboration in all areas of dissolution, paternity, domestic and international move-away custody cases, adoption, post-divorce modification of custody and support adoption and assisted reproduction technologies (ART) and family
formation law including surrogacy contracts.

Maya is greatly concerned with humanitarian needs, and has represented numerous low-income litigants through the non-profit Vincent Family Law Center in Los Angeles. Maya also lectured and trained the staff of Haven House, Inc., an organization assisting battered women and their children with legal representation regarding child custody and domestic violence matters.

Maya sits on the Editorial Board of Los Angeles Lawyer magazine, the publication of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.



Languages Spoken: English, Russian

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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 100%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Ike Sherman

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    Ike Sherman Personal Injury Attorney
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    I endorse this lawyer. Maya is a very knowledgeable lawyer, passionate about the concerns her clients face, and a wonderful resource for family law matters. I highly recommend her.


    Sharon Hughes Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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Contact Info

Adelman & Seide, LLP

23975 Park Sorrento, suite 420
Calabasas, CA, 91302



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2007
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2005
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerAdelman & Seide, LLP2002 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
LA Lawyer MagazineMember Editorial Board2010 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Halliburton v Halliburton, SD 037518Judgment of Dissolution entered October 1, 2009, litigated issues included sale of family residence, community responsibility for student loan, sanctions
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Publication NameTitleDate
Adelman-Seide BlogResolve A High-Conflict Divorce Through Mediation2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of West Los Angeles School of Law - West Los AngelesLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
City University of New York, Brooklyn CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1995
University of Latvia, School of MedicineMedicineN/A1989
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Provisors Westlake 6 MeetingCollaborative Family Law Presentation2012