37+ Years’ Experience. Dedicated To Resolving Your Family Law Concerns.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Certified Specialist - Family Law||State Bar of California||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Judge Pro Tem||Superior Court Of California||1994 - 2003|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Antelope Valley Bar Association||President||2005 - Present|
|Beverly Hills Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Western State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|University of California at Santa Barbara||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1972|
Posted by Viola
My divorce/custody case is pretty complex and involves my (soon-to-be) ex taking our young son to live out of state without my permission and keeping him from me. The first lawyer I hired to represent me didn't accomplish much, leaving me even more frustrated and depressed with the situation (and pretty much penniless) than ever before. After my first court appearance was a bust, she quit. I was so traumatized by the courtroom experience that I knew I needed someone who a) had extensive knowledge of the legal system (and its inner workings) b) was confident and c) who was well-prepared. I went on an exhaustive search for just the right lawyer. Though Mr. Koch had no real online reviews to speak of at the time, his experience and expertise spoke for itself. Mr. Koch has been in practice for more than 35 years with accomplishments that include being current president of the Antelope Valley Bar Association! After making an appointment for a FREE one-hour consultation, I prepared all of the paperwork and evidence I had to substantiate my claims. Mr. Koch spent the entire session being very attentive and empathetic to my situation. He took notes and asked questions for clarity. In other words, Mr. Koch demonstrated a sincere interest in my circumstances that went well beyond compensation. I knew then that I would be making the right choice in choosing him to represent me. After my ex stopped supporting me altogether, losing my job, funding from school and being drained dry by my first lawyer, Mr. Koch was very accommodating with regard to paying for his invaluable services. Mr. Koch was fully prepared and took command of the courtroom during my first appearance with him as my attorney. He was never intimidated by the other side and only accepted what he thought was most beneficial to my situation, as opposed to what would end the case sooner. Though my case has yet to come to a close, I have full faith in Mr. Koch's abilities. Furthermore, Mr. Koch's paralegal, Nancy, has always been there to not only support me but answer any questions I might have. She is an invaluable component to Mr. Koch's legal team. I personally value her input and am so thankful and appreciative for her efforts. She is always very quick to respond to emails and phone calls (within 24 hours or less usually). I am extremely satisfied with the service I have received thus far and feel very sure this nightmarish situation will soon come to a swift end that favors our side.
Posted by Christine
His staff is friendly, compassionate, and helpful. Mr. Koch is a well known professional in the local Kern County Courthouses. He has been very helpful in what has been a very tumultuous divorce case. If you are considering a family law matter in the Tehachapi, Mojave, or Lancaster/Palmdale areas; I would highly recommend Mr. Koch.
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