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I have practiced exclusively family law in Orange County for the almost 15 years that I have been licensed.  I am a Specialist in Familyt Law, Certifed by the State Bar of California.  Ihave been recognized as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers, and as a SuperLawyer.  I was recognized by OC Metro as top Family Law Attorney in Orange County in 2009.  I am passionate about helping the families that come to me and hope to assist them reach a better place in their life. The legal process can be gruelling but it does not have to be devastating.  With a pragmatic, thorough, and cooperative effort we can find and obtain solutions,and resolution, together.


Practice areas

  1. Divorce: 45%
    20 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    20 years
  3. Child Support: 15%
    20 years
  4. Alimony: 15%
    20 years



Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • James Edmund Oliver JR

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer's work. I practice only criminal law, so when an Orange County client has a family law issue, I refer them to Mrs. McCune. Every client has raved about Mrs. McCune's work ethic, knowledge and courtesy.


    James Oliver Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Brenda Lynn McCune, A Professional Law Corporation

Certified Family Law Specialist
3230 E. Imperial Hwy., Ste. 315
Brea, CA, 92821



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Disbarment
    issued in CA, 2016


    Disbarment is the most serious penalty for a lawyer. If this attorney is currently practicing law, you should contact the California State Bar to understand the reasons for disbarment.

  2. Public reproval with/duties
    issued in CA, 2013


    This sanction means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar placed conditions on the lawyer's activities to try to prevent a recurrence of the wrongful act.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
2009 Top LawyersOC Metro Magazine2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2006
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2005
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ALaw Office of Brenda McCune2001 - 2009
N/AStegmeier & Gelbart2000 - 2001
N/ALaw Office of Richard Sullivan1999 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionChair, Orange County Regional Standing Committee2009 - Present
Brea Chamber of CommerceMember2009 - Present
Orange County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Yorba Linda Chamber of CommerceMember2002 - Present
Orange County Bar Association / Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Association of Certified Family Law SpecialistsMember2003 - 2011
Executive Committee of the Family Law Section, Orange County Bar Assn.Director2001 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jane DoeTrial court found for Client/Wife, residence confirmed to her as a separate property gift to her from her father.
John DoeCustody to Father, visitation to Mother. Mother sentenced to 40 hours community service for violation of court order.
Jane DoeWife's separate property contribution to acquisition of family home confirmed to her and ordered to be reimbursed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarDivorce Law Guide A to Z2010
The Gavel (OCTLA)Getting Documents into Evidence2008
The GavelNuts and Bolts: Family Law for the Tort Lawyer2007
Orange County Lawyer MagazineSeparating Siblings2005
Orange County Lawyer MagazineGet A Job!2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawN/AN/A1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Divorce A to ZFamily Law and Divorce2010