"SuperLawyer" Rising Star 2015. Aggressive & Experienced Family Law and Divorce Attorney.
"SuperLawyers" Rising Star 2015. Clients Choice Winner 2014.
Mariya Furman is a partner at Furman & Zavatsky - a San Fernando Valley family law and divorce law firm.
Attorney Mariya Furman is licensed to practice before all of the Courts of the State of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Case Illinois Institute of Art in 2004, Ms. Furman went on to attend Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California. She was awarded her Juris Doctor degree in 2009.
After practicing as a criminal defense attorney for a few years, Mariya Furman co-founded Furman & Zavatsky in Encino, California, with a focus on representing clients in all types of Family Law matters in the Southern California area at Furman & Zavatsky office in Encino, California. Ms. Furman now practices Family Law exclusively.
Focusing her practice in family law, Ms. Furman represents clients in matters such as divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, spousal support and visitation. She also handles cases involving post-judgment modifications of custody and support, as well preparation of prenuptial agreements. Ms. Furman is also very experienced in cases involving domestic violence and she helped many clients in obtaining or defending against domestic violence restraining orders.
While fully prepared to be an aggressive litigator when necessary, Ms. Furman understand the negative financial and emotional impact that divorce litigation can have on the family, and especially on the children. Collaborative Divorce provides an opportunity for the divorcing couples to work cooperatively with one another to reach a creative solution that would benefit both sides, without going to court. Ms. Furman handles collaborative family law cases and has extensive experience in negotiating settlement agreements, as well as advising clients through a mediation process.
Ms. Furman has significant litigation and settlement experience. Her reputation is widely recognized throughout Los Angeles County. Mariya Furman was named by Los Angeles Magazine as a “Super Lawyer Rising Star” for the last two years in recognition for her superior legal skills. Ms. Furman is a member of the California State Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association.
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Languages spoken: Russian, English
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I endorse criminal defense lawyer Mariya Furman for any client seeking aggressive legal representation in Los Angeles or San Fernando Valley. She is smart, dedicated and not afraid to challenge any prosecutor. Her clients are a top priority.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Women Attorneys in Southern California||SuperLawyers||2016|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|10 Best Under 40||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2015|
|Premier Attorney||American Academy of Trial Attorneys||2015|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|2014 Clients' Choice Award||AVVO||2014|
|2014 Top Contributor||AVVO||2014|
|Production Editor||Loyola Law School International & Comparative Law Review||2008|
|Staff Writer||Loyola Law School International & Comparative Law Review||2007|
|Dean's List||Illinois Institute of Art||2003|
|Partner||Furman & Zavatsky, LLP||2013 - Present|
|Criminal Defense Attorney||Hedding Law Firm||2010 - 2014|
|Associate Attorney||Law Offices of Jeremy Frost||2009 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Attorney Member||2014 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law Section||Attorney Member||2010 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Central District of California||Admitted to Practice||2010 - Present|
|California State Bar||Attorney Member||2009 - Present|
|Supreme Court of California||Admitted to Practice||2009 - Present|
|Loyola Law School International & Comparative Law Review||Production Editor||2008 - 2009|
|Loyola Law School International & Comparative Law Review||Staff Writer||2007 - 2008|
|Hit & Run and Driving without a license charges dismissed||Hit & Run Charges Dismissed|
|Civil Litigation||Case dismissed against my client|
|Felony criminal threats case in Van Nuys||Special allegation dismissed, no state prison|
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|AVVO Legal Guides||Being Charged With Domestic Violence in Los Angeles||2014|
|LA Kurier||Family, Immigration and Criminal Defense Attorneys||2013|
|Molorak Weekly||Family, Immigration and Criminal Defense Attorneys||2013|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||Tax Preparation Certificate||Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - Certificate Program||2008|
|Illinois Institute of Art||Art||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|