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    Certified Family Law Specialist - State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

     Over 23 years experience practicing Family Law and Guardianships. 

     Experienced in complex family law litigation and mediation.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 85%
  2. Guardianship: 15%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Barton Michael Pokras

    I endorse this lawyer. Excellent level of knowledge. Highly skilled. Stong advocate for her clients, prepared to go to court, but very reasonable to negotiate with. Extremely ethical.


    Barton Pokras Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Erin Elizabeth Dixon

    I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Erin Dixon Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

21031 Ventura Blvd #803
Woodland Hills, CA, 91364


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer of the YearSan Fernando Valley Bar Association2002
Tamar AwardFamily Violence Project of L.A.1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Probate Volunteer Panel (PVP) AttorneyL.A., Superior Court2010 - 2013
Family Law Settlement OfficerL.A. Superior Court2002 - 2013
Volunteer Judge Pro TemL.A. County Superior Court1994 - 2005
AttorneyBerman & Berman, APLC1990 - 2013
Legal InternS.F. Valley Neighborhood Legal Services1989 - 1989
AttorneyLaw Offices of Cynthia C. Berman1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Fernando Valley Bar Valley Community Legal FoundationBoard Member2011 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Family Law SectionMediator Coordinator2007 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2006 - Present
State Bar of California Board of Legal SpecializationCertified Family Law SpecialistN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of La Verne College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
California State University, NorthridgeSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1968
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
L.A. Family Violence Project Volunteer TrainingFamily Law Overview2005
U.C.L.A. Domestic Violence SeminarDomestic Violence Issues1995