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Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
  2. Divorce: 30%
  3. Child Support: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 20%



Hourly ($135-425/hour), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact info

The Law Offices of Burch, Coulston & Shepard, LLP

20281 SW Birch Street
First Floor
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Certified Specialist, Family LawState Bar of California Board of Legal Certification2011
Law Review MemberWhittier Law School2004
Trial Advocacy Honors BoardWhittier Law School2004
FellowCenter for Children's Rights2004
Cum Laude honor graduateWhittier Law School2004
Dean's ListWhittier Law School2004
Dean's ListWhittier Law School2003
Dean's ListWhittier Law School2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner - AttorneyLaw Offices of Burch Coulston & Shepard, LLP2007 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorWhittier Law School2012 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Certified Family Law SpecialistsMember- Secretary2012 - Present
Jewish Bar Association, OCBACo-chair - social committee2011 - Present
Women's Business Development IniativeMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS) California - Journal of the California Association of Certified Family Law SpecialistsEverything You Need to Know About Support Arrears2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American Bar Association College of Trial AdvocacyN/AFamily Law Trial Advocacy Course2008
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of California - Los Angelespolitical science, business specializationBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Orange County Study Group - PregoSelected Spousal Support Issues - Marital Standard of Living and Gavron Warnings2015
Orange County Bar AssociationCustody Overview2014
Association of Certified Family Law SpecialistsSubstance Abuse Issues in Custody Litigation2014
Whittier Law SchoolComparative Family Law Issues2012
Women's Business Development IniativeMyths and Realities of Divorce2011