Marc H. Garelick is the managing associate attorney for the Orange County office of Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP, matrimonial law firm with offices in Irvine and Century City, Calif. An expert in matters pertaining to custody, child and spousal support, paternity and guardianship proceedings, Garelick brings 6 years of experience in family law to serving the needs of his clients.
Mr. Garelick began his legal career at MOLM, practicng 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, NextGen and Solomon Society, acting as the vice-chair on the Board of Directors. Mr Garelick is also on the Board of Directors for GaucherPal. His charitable activities 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.
Mr. Garelick enjoys spending time with his family and friends, including his son. His hobbies include his love of gadgets, his dog and golf.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|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|
|Managing Associate Attorney||Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP||2014 - Present|
|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|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|GaucherPal||Board Member||2014 - Present|
|FLEXCOMM - OC||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|The Elite OC||Member||2013 - Present|
|Jewish Federation - NextGen||Vice Chair||2013 - Present|
|Jewish Federation - Solomon Society||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2009 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Phi Kappa Psi - Cal Kappa Alumni||N/A||2002 - Present|
|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|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Beware of the Pitfalls of Estate Planning during a Divorce||2013|
|Southwestern University, School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of California, Irvine||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||2002|
|Basics and Beyond of Living Trusts||Family Law and Estate Planning Crossover issues||2013|