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Leslee Joy Newman

Leslee Joy Newman

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About Me

Tune in to "How to Get A Divorce" on  There are 5 half-hour programs featuring the alternatives to traditional divorce----mediation, and collaborative divorce.  Collaborative divorce is the newest of the out-of-court alternatives.  


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Family: 100%

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Judd S Nemiro

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Shawn Eric Weber

    I endorse this lawyer. Leslee is a terrific asset to the community. She understands the human element of divorce and puts clients' needs ahead of expensive adversarial litigation. She knows how to get a deal done.


    Shawn Weber Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1016 W Town & Country Rd
Orange, CA, 92868-4729




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Eureka AwardCollaborative Practice California2009
Super Lawyers of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Magazine2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLeslee J. Newman, Attorney1981 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
ADR Section, Orange County Bar AssociationSecretary/Treasurer2015 - 2016
Collaborative Divorce Solutions of OCAdvertising Chairman2014 - 2015
Collaborative Divorce Solutions of OCMembership Chairman2010 - Present
Collaborative Practice CaliforniaExecutive Board Member/Public Education2006 - Present
Collaborative Divorce SolutionsExecutive Board/Advertising2005 - Present
Orange County Bar Assocation, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2005 - 2008
Collaborative Divorce SolutionsPresident2003 - 2005


Publication NameTitleDate
25 CA4th 1218, 30 CR2d 893Marriage of Moschetta1994


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valley University, School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of California - Los AngelesTheater Arts - BroadcastingMaster of Arts1969
University of California - Los AngelesTheater Arts - BroadcastingBA - Bachelor of Arts1968

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Meeting and PresentationCollaborative Law Process in Divorce and Wills and Estates2012
Collaborative Practice California "Celebration"Marketing the Divorce Options Workshop2012
Class at Cerritos CollegeThe Divorce Options Workshop2012
Monthly MeetingAttracting Collaborative Divorce Cases2011
Guest Speaker for a classDivorce Alternatives2011
Family Law PanelDifferent Facets of Family Law Practice2011
Women Lawyer's conferenceThe Elkins Commission2010
Monthly dinner meetingMarketing Collaborative Divorce2010
Evening MeetingWhat's It Like to Be a Family Law Attorney?2010
Monthly dinner meetingADR in Family Law2009
Monthly meetingSuccess Stories from Clients2008
Monthly dinner meetingThe Collaborative Revolution - A Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach2008
11th Annual Statewide Ethics SymposiumEthics of Mediated Divorce2007
Annual Cruise ConferenceDomestic Violence2001
Monthly MeetingRebutting Evidence Code 730 Evaluations2000