Attorney Jessica Lesowitz is an experienced family law attorney, handling thousands of cases over the course of career, and has appeared in numerous courts throughout the state.
Ms. Lesowitz is a high honors graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in 1998. Ms. Lesowitz is also a graduate of Pepperdine University School of Law, where she twice made Dean’s List and earned her Juris Doctorate in 2001. While a student at Pepperdine, Ms. Lesowitz had the honor of receiving a federal judicial clerkship with the Executive Office of Immigration Review, an internship with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, as well as a position with the preeminent family law firm Trope & Trope. Ms. Lesowitz also received several awards, including the Witkin Award for Excellence in Family Law (2001) and the American Jurisprudence Award in Family Law (2001).
Community involvement is the foundation upon which Ms. Lesowitz has built her legal career. Ms. Lesowitz has performed Pro Bono work through the non-profit group The Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, and has participated in events such as National Law Day and Roxbury Park’s Ask a Lawyer Day. Ms. Lesowitz also spoke at Pepperdine University’s Center for Entrepreneurship’s about Prenuptial Agreements, and was an active member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association from 2001-2007, where she served for two years as Barrister’s Secretary.
Ms. Lesowitz has been practicing exclusively in the area of family law since 2001, providing her with substantial experience and knowledgability within the field. After working at such esteemed firms as Trope & Trope, The Wiesner Law Corporation, Hughes & Hughes and the Law Offices of Christian Schank & Associates, in 2014, Ms. Lesowitz became a solo pracititioner and has had the opportunity to work on hundreds of cases since going out on her own.
In addition to her active family law practice, in 2016 Ms. Lesowitz has parlayed her knowledge of the field and most recently served as an Adjunct Professor at Whittier Law School, where she was a Community Property professor to 45 second and third year law students.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer Under 40||Los Angeles and Super Lawyers Magazines||2006|
|Super Lawyer Under 40||Los Angeles and Superlawyer Magazines||2005|
|Excellence in Family Law||Witkin Award||2001|
|Academic Excellence in Family Law||American Jurisprudence||2001|
|Attorney||Law Office of Jessica R. Lesowitz||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Christian Schank & Associates||2012 - 2014|
|Solo Practitioner||Law Offices of Jessica R. Lesowitz||2010 - 2011|
|Attorney||Roberts Law Group PLLC||2009 - 2010|
|Staff Attorney||Synergy Legal Professionals||2008 - 2009|
|Solo Practitioner||Jessica R. Lesowitz, PLC||2005 - 2007|
|Attorney||Wiesner Law Corporation||2000 - 2005|
|Summer Associate||Trope and Trope||2000 - 2000|
|Law Clerk||Los Angeles District Attorney's Office||1999 - 1999|
|Federal Judicial Law Clerk||Executive Office for Immigration Review||1999 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||Member||2001 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Secretary, Barrister's Board of Governors||2001 - 2007|
|Spousal Support Modification||Husband dismissed RFO outright and paid $3,000 as and for attorney's fees.|
|Spousal Support Modification||$75,000 support buy-out; $8,000 attorney's fees|
|Child Support||Reduction of child support; secured $10/month payment plan despite having over $25,000+ in arrears.|
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|Pepperdine University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|University of California - Berkeley||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Roxbury Park Ask A Lawyer Day||Family Law; Domestic Violence||2006|
|Financial Planning for Faith Based Leaders||Prenuptial Agreements||2006|
|Roxbury Park National Law Day||Family Law||2005|