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Marc Harris Garelick

Family Attorney at Irvine, CA

5.0   4 reviews
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Marc

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Marc H. Garelick is a partner at Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP, a matrimonial law firm with offices in Irvine and Century City, Calif. He currently manages the Orange County office for the firm. He is an expert in matters pertaining to custody, child and spousal support, paternity and guardianship proceedings in contentious and sophisticated family law matters. Mr. Garelick brings 11 years of experience in family law to serving the needs of his clients.

Mr. Garelick began his legal career at MOLM, practicing in their Century City office. Mr. Garelick then moved to Orange County and was an associate attorney at two high profile family law firms in Orange County. Mr. Garelick has rejoined MOLM to open their Orange County office. He works with high asset/high income individuals in complex, contested family law matters involving custody, visitation, support, domestic abuse issues, valuations of businesses and division and characterization of community and separate property assets.

Mr. Garelick is an active member of the California State Bar Association and the Family Law Section, as well as the Orange County Bar Association and Orange County Jewish Bar Association. He is also a participant in the Jewish Federation and Family Services on the Board of Directors as the engagement chair and as a member of Solomon Society. Mr. Garelick also sits on the board of directors of the Jewish National Fund in Orange County and for GaucherPal. His charitable activities also include starting a Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to help low-income individuals with tax preparation in Law School.

After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Classical Civilizations from the University of California, Irvine, Mr. Garelick received his J.D. from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, while working full-time at a wills and trusts firm in Studio City, Calif.

 

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Location

Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers LLP
3161 Michelson Drive
1160
Irvine, CA, 92612

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | August 24, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Incredible attorney
Difficult divorce but Marc prevailed my case we got 50/50 custody after a long court battle
Posted by Walter | June 25, 2015
I have had the privilege of working with Mr. Garelick as opposing counsel....
I have had the pleasure and privilege of working with Mr. Garelick as an opposing counsel in one of my cases. He is an honest, dedicated, hard working, prepared and talented attorney.
Posted by anonymous | December 20, 2012
Excellent attorney
I was recently went through a difficult and trying custody dispute with my ex. Marc did an excellent job representing me and helped me obtain an outcome that was in my children's best interest. I cannot thank him enough. I would recommend him to anyone who is in a similiar situation.
Posted by anonymous | December 19, 2012
Excellent representation
Marc represented me in my divorce. He was professional and always available for me. He kept me informed of my rights and helped settle my case on terms that were fair and reasonable to me. I highly recommend him.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 595-595 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP
  • 2018 - Present
  • Managing Associate Attorney
  • Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP
  • 2014 - 2017
  • Associate Attorney
  • Dishon & Block
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Senior Attorney
  • Hughes & Hughes
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Attorney
  • Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP
  • 2008 - 2011
  • Law Clerk
  • Burgh, Balian and Bergstein
  • 2002 - 2008
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Education

  • Southwestern University, School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • University of California, Irvine
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2002

Associations

  • Jewish Federation and Family Services
  • Board of Directors - Engagement Chair
  • 2017 - Present
  • The Elite OC
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • FLEXCOMM - OC
  • Attorney Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Jewish Federation - Solomon Society
  • 2012 - Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2008 - Present
  • Phi Kappa Psi - Cal Kappa Alumni
  • 2002 - Present
  • Jewish Federation - NextGen
  • Vice Chair
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Anti-Defamation League - Glass Leadership Institute
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • American Bar Association, Law Student Division
  • Lt. Governor
  • 2006 - 2007
  • VITA - Southwestern Law School
  • Director
  • 2006 - 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Southern California Rising Stars
  • Southern California Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Southern California Rising Stars
  • Southern California Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Southern California Rising Stars
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Southern California Rising Stars
  • Southern California Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 25 Orange County Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Southern California Rising Stars
  • Southern California Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Dorothy Balisok Elder Advocacy Scholarship
  • Southwestern Law School
  • 2007
  • Silver Key
  • American Bar Association
  • 2007
  • Student Bar Association New Club Leader Award
  • Southwestern Law School
  • 2007
  • VITA - Membership Start-up Award
  • IRS
  • 2006
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Basics and Beyond of Living Trusts
  • Family Law and Estate Planning Crossover issues
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

Received (18)
Given (17)
Endorse Marc
Unknown Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the opportunity to get to know Marc through mutual involvement in ProVisors, over several years. Marc personifies excellence in all that he says and does. His knowledge of the law and commitment to his clients' best interest are unparalleled. I am honored to call him a friend, and I would recommend him without question to anyone in need of zealous family law representation."
Family Attorney | Jul 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Apr 01
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Very knowledgeable with aggressive representation."
Family Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Marc. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Family Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch lawyer. Highly respected in the legal community."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Mar 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Marc is an aggressive advocate for his clients who takes a creative approach to solving issues. His attention to detail and commitment to providing individualized attention to clients is evident from day one of his representation."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jan 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Very Professional and detail oriented."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 28
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Mar 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I fully endorse this lawyer. Having worked with Marc enabled me to witness his skills and abilities first hand. Marc is a strong advocate for his clients whether in court or in the process of working to settle a case. Through the use of his intelligence and compassion he is able to obtain favorable results for his clients where others would fail."
Family Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Marc has the combination of skills that makes him an exceptional family lawyer. He combines his excellent listening skills to understand his client's perspective with his ability to effectively move a case forward. Whether this is through settlement or litigation, Marc has the skills necessary to reach a successful outcome for his clients."
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