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Stephen Jay Kaufman

Stephen Jay Kaufman

Practice areas:

Family, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Domestic Violence, Child Support, Guardianship, Adoption

About Me

Stephen Kaufman is a partner at Kaufman Steinberg, LLP, founded in 2014 by Steve and Jordon Steinberg, a Calfornia State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist.  In 2015, Steve was named as a Super Lawyers, a designation by his peers as one of the top 5% of family law attorneys in Southern California.  Together, Steve and Jordon bring more than 30 years of family law experience to their clients. At Kaufman Steinberg LLP, we are client-focused and results-oriented.  


Steve was raised in Southern California, attended UC San Diego and University of La Verne College of Law.  Steve is passionate about his work with clients facing some of their greatest challenges, including divorce, custody disputes, division of property including complex business litigation, support issues and domestic violence.  Steve also represents grandparents in family law litigation as well as guardianships and step-parent adoptions.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Hebrew

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
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  2. Child Custody: 25%
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  3. Family: 25%
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  4. Child Support: 10%
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  5. Other: 15%
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Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Nema Daghbandan

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    Walter McKeague Divorce & Separation Attorney
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Contact Info

Kaufman Steinberg LLP

2020 Main Street
Suite 345
Irvine, CA, 92614




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2015

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKaufman Steinberg LLP2014 - Present
OwnerOrange County Family Law Center2001 - 2014


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Beth Jacob of IrvineMemberN/A
Jewish Federation of Orange CountyMemberN/A
Orange County Jewish Bar AssociationMemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of La Verne College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of California - San DiegoN/AN/A1976