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  1. Family: 75%
    34 years
  2. Prenuptials: 25%

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Walzer & Melcher LLP

21700 Oxnard St., Ste.2080
Woodland Hills, CA, 91367


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Family Law Person of the YearAmerican Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (So California Chapter)2009
Fellow of the YearAmerican Academy of Matrimonial LawyersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWalzer & Melcher, LLP1996 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law SectionChair Elect2013 - Present
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersVice President2013 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersMemberN/A
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersBoard of Governors2010 - 2011
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionCouncil2010 - 2011
International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (U.S. chapter)Vice President2010 - 2011
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2008 - 2011
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (California - South chapter)President2007 - 2008
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionChairman2005 - 2006
Association of Certified Family Law SpecialistsChair1993 - 1994
Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles LawyerForeign Affairs2008
Family Law News (California State Bar Family Law Section)Prudent Practitioners Must Place a Premium on Careful Premarital Practices2005
Family Law News (California State Bar Family Law Section)What Words Don’t You Understand – Fiduciary or Duty? In Amending Family Code Section 721 the Legislature Gives Couples Something to Fight About2003
Continuing Education of the BarMarital Settlement & Other Family Law Agreements1968
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of California - Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial Techniques for Enforcing or Attacking TransmutationsFamily Law Trial Issues2010
The Art of Persuasion Family Law StyleTrial Presentation2010
Drafting and Litigating Premarital and Postmarital AgreementsPremarital and Postmarital Agreements2010