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Robert Brett Burch

Practice areas


  1. Family: 34%
    19 years
  2. Divorce: 34%
    19 years
  3. Child Support: 16%
    19 years
  4. Child Custody: 16%
    19 years



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  • Matthew James Sundly

    I have had the pleasure of personally working with Mr. Burch, he is an aggressive and fearless lawyer who provides outstanding representation to his clients. He has the experience, dedication and backbone to take on the toughest cases and win. His case results speak for themselves.


    Matthew Sundly Family Attorney
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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.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorneys - Family LawOrange County Register / OC Metro Magazine2013
Top Family Law Attorney - Orange CountyOC Metro Magazine2012
Top Family Law Attorneys - Orange CountyOC Metro Magazine2011
Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Board Certified Family Law SpecialistState Bar of California2007
Advanced College of Trial AdvocacyAmerican Bar Association,Family Law Section2007
College of Trial AdvocacyAmerican Bar Association, Family Law Section2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBurch and Coulston, LLP2005 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Divorce MagazineAdvisory Board2012 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationOfficer1998 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1998 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Baby Santina CaseGuardianship of the minor child was granted to Mr. Burch's client.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles Daily JournalSpousal Support:Blazing New Trails2009
Los Angeles Daily JournalValuation of Business Goodwill2007
Los Angeles Daily JournalJurisdiction Does Not Follow When Custodial Parent Moves,2005
Los Angeles Daily JournalPurpose of Worker's Compensation Award Is Crucial In Divorce,2004
Los Angeles Daily JournalIn Re Marriage of Abrams The Effect of Custody Stipulations on Move-Away Applications2003
Los Angeles Daily JournalParents Can't Submit Issue of Child Support to Binding Arbitration,2003
Los Angeles Daily JournalLavish Lifestyle Allows Deviation From Child Support Guideline2002
Los Angeles Daily JournalCourts Must Examine Statutory Factors Before Altering Support2002
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITYThe Impact Of Supreme Court Decisions On Public Opinion,1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Washington UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Business law courseProfessionalism and civility in law2013
Orange Couny Family LawDomestic Violence: how domestic violence affects custody orders2008
Orange County Family LawBasics of Property Division in Divorce: the basic principles for dividing property in divorce2008
Orange County Family LawDivorce Preparation: What steps you can take to protect your assets prior to filing for divorce2007
Orange County Family LawChild Custody Move Aways: How the courts decide whether one parent can move out of state with the minor child2006
Orange County Family LawBusiness Valuation in Divorce: what every small businessperson going through a divorce should know.2006