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Lisa Helfend Meyer

Family Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

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  • State Years
    California - CA 41 years
    Hawaii - HI Licensed
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1982
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State HI
    Acquired N/A
    Status
    Limited license to appear with local counsel No misconduct found

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HIGHLY-EXPERIENCED FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY SPECIALIZING IN COMPLEX DIVORCE & CHILD CUSTODY CASES.

Lisa Helfend Meyer is certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California and a founding partner at Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP, which specializes in high-asset, complex divorce and child custody cases.  Her unique blend of experience, interest and expertise is in all areas of family law.

 

Ms. Meyer is a strong advocate for the rights of children as well as for the rights of parents. She is highly regarded as an expert in move-away cases; contested adoptions; non-marital parental disputes; child abuse; parental alienation syndrome; visitation disputes; attachment theory and appropriate time-share arrangements for young children; drug and alcohol dependency; and children with special needs.  Among her notable recent cases was representing Abbie Cohen Dorn in which she won child visitation rights for the severely disabled mother.

 

With a national reputation as both an effective negotiator and skilled courtroom lawyer, Ms. Meyer is frequently quoted as a legal expert by news outlets including the Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Today Show, CNN, Court TV and Fox News. She is also a contributor to the Huffington Post on divorce.

 

In the area of community service, Ms. Meyer serves on the board of Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization. 

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AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

Location

Meyer Olson Lowy & Meyers, LLP

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP
  • 2000 - Present

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1979

Associations

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Century City Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
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  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Los Angeles Family Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2005
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Publications

  • Los Angeles Lawyer
  • Guards of the House: As Agents of the Court, Guardians Ad Litem Face Substantive and Ethical Dilemmas in Family Law Proceedings
  • 1997
  • Los Angeles Lawyer
  • Promises, Promises: Enforcement of a Prenuptial Agreement in California May Founder on Three Conflicting Standards of Law
  • 1995
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law News and Review
  • Practical Tips for Obtaining Discovery from Third Party Privately Held Corporations
  • 1995
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law News and Review
  • The Diversity of Child Custody Proceedings in California
  • 1993
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Attorney endorsements

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Family Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. She is fierce and gets results."
Family Attorney | Mar 20
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I highly endorse this lawyer. Ms. Meyer is very ethical and easy to work with. She is an asset to the Family Law Community."
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Los Angeles Family Lawyer Lisa Helfend Meyer
Lisa Helfend Meyer
Family Attorney
Los Angeles, CA
Licensed for 41 years