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.
|HI||Limited license to appear with local counsel||1969||12/13/2016|
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|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|
|Partner||Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP||2000 - Present|
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|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Century City Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of California||Member||N/A|
|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|
|Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|
|University of California - Los Angeles||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|