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My hobbies include reading and playing chess.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 90%
    20 years
  2. Immigration: 10%
    5 years


Payment types:

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Contact info

Roy M. Doppelt And Associates, APC

16466 Bernardo Center Drive Suite 260
San Diego, CA, 92128


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198805/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
MemberMarquis Who's Who in American Law2012
Distinguished AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell2011
MemberMarquis Who's Who in American Law2011
Honored Member: Black BookStanford's Who's Who2010
Who'sWho in AmericaMarquis Who's Who in America2010
Distinguished AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2010
Leading San Diego Divorce Lawyersattorneypages.com2009
FeaturedSan Diego Magazine: Lawyers and Law Firms You Need to Know2009
Semi Finalist: Top Attorney's 2009 in Family PracticeSan Diego Daily Transcipt2009
QuotedMoney Magazine: Special Report2009
Honored Member: Black BookStanford's Who's Who2009
Rating: ExcellentAVVO2009
Peer Review for Ethical Standards and Legal AbilityMartindale-Hubbell2007
Certificate of MeritNational Center for Missing and Exploited Children2006
National Member of the Order of BarristersOrder of Barristers1987
Recognition of Professional AchievmentUniversity of San Diego: School of Law1987
Special Recognition: Outstanding Service: Advocacy Honors BoardCalifornia Western School of Law1987
Certificate of Appreciation: Director of WESTLAW ProgramCalifornia Western School of Law1987
Dean's AwardCalifornia Western School of Law1987
Named: Who's Who Among American Law StudentsWho's Who Among American Law Students1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Public DefenderCounty of San Diego1988 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaSection Member: Family Law2009 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaSection Member: Trusts and Estates2009 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
State Bar Of CaliforniaMember1988 - Present
University of San Diego Moot CourtJudge2009 - 2009
Better Business BureauMember2001 - 2008
North County Chamber of CommerceMember2000 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
Legal Insider's guide to San Diego Divorce, Legal Separation & Paternitybook2009
FirmPinkerton Doppelt Divorce Guide2009
FirmWealth Planning Guide for Families with Large Estates2007
Firm27 Costly Misconceptions About Planning for Your Senior Years2007
Firm5 Steps to a Competent Asset Protection and Estate Plan2007
Firm20 Red Flags that Signal when Your Will or Living Trust is Out of Date2007
FirmNBI 2007 Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984