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Certified Specialist in Family Law, per the State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization.


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Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 20%
  2. Marriage & Prenuptials: 20%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  4. Mediation: 20%
  5. Family: 20%

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Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan, A Law Corporation

16633 Ventura Boulevard 11th Floor
Encino, CA, 91436


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certified Specialist - Family LawState Bar of California2013
Southern California Super Lawyer 2013Super Lawyers2013
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2012
Top Women Attorneys in Southern CalifonriaSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2011
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2010
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2009
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2008
Award for Appreciation for Serving as Section ChairSan Fernando Valley Bar Association2008
Super LawyerLos Angeles Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder - Family Law AttorneyLewitt Hackman Shapiro Marshall & Harlan1980 - Present
Editorial CommitteeSan Fernando Valley Bar Association2010 - 2011
Settlement OfficerVAST2000 - 2002
Judge Pro TemLos Angeles Superior Court2000 - 2011
MediatorLos Angeles Superior Court2000 - 2011
Associate - Family Law AttorneyLewitt Hackman1989 - 2000
Technical EditorHastings Law Journal1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of CaliforniaCertified Specialist in Family Law2013 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Family Law SectionSpeaker, Family Law Section2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
San Fernando Valley Business JournalFamily Law and Its Impact on Your Business2012
San Fernando Valley Business JournalChild Custody, Education and the Special Needs Child2011
San Fernando Valley Bar Association's Valley Lawyer MagazineLOL The Lighter Side of the Law2010
San Fernando Valley Bar Association's Valley Lawyer Magazine10 Misconceptions About Family Law2009
San Fernando Valley Business JournalBefore Second Marriage, Know This2005
San Fernando Valley Business JournalIs Marvin Still in Business?2005
Lawyer’s WorldIs Marvin Still In Business?1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of California - BerkeleyPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE accredited Seminar SeriesMarriage, Divorce & Cohabitation - Common Misconceptions2012
California Association of Marriage and Family TherapistsThe Role of Therapist in Family Law2012
A Continuing Legal Education PresentationWhat Attorneys Should Know about Marriage, Divorce & Cohabitation2012
Seminar SeriesFamily Law - The Impact On Your Business2011
Seminar SeriesFamily Law Issues 20112011
San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Family Law SectionNew Laws for 20112011
Seminar SeriesNew Laws in Family Law 20092009
Seminar SeriesChanges in Family Law 20082008
Seminar SeriesFamily Law Updates for 20052005