The Law Offices of David M. Lederman is a specialized practice dedicated to family law litigation.
A Contra Costa Family Law Firm With Antioch & Moraga Offices - Aggressive Representation | Demonstrated Success
Established in 1997, the Law Offices of David M. Lederman is dedicated to meeting all of your family law needs. We have two offices conveniently located in Moraga and Antioch to serve you better. Our experienced attorneys provide a broad range of effective legal solutions. We have a record of success in both simple and extremely challenging cases.
Trust our skilled team led by a California certified specialist in family law.
We can guide you through the difficult divorce process. When children are involved, we will help develop workable custody and visitation arrangements that are in your children’s best interests. We are ready to fight hard to protect your assets and achieve fair property settlements. As necessary, we will litigate aggressively to protect your rights and achieve your goals. We can handle your interstate or international family law dispute expediently.
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Our Core Values
Excellence— Attorney David M. Lederman has practiced family law since 1995. For more than 20 years, he has handled everything from simple planning and settlement discussions to complex trial litigation. He is a specialist in family law as certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and he is the 2016 vice-chair and past legislation chair for the State Bar of California’s Family Law Section. Our detail-oriented paralegals assist in all aspects of preparing financial disclosures, completing necessary documents and responding to discovery.
Personalized attention — Our clients are our top priority: We care about you, your family and your future. You will receive personalized, caring and focused attention. We want to help you find the best possible resolution for your family law matter.
Technologically sophisticated communications — Documents are organized, imaged and available over the internet. We have multiple file and system backups in place to ensure that your case will never become a casualty of technological failure, natural catastrophe or manmade disasters.
Convenience — We have convenient offices in Antioch and Moraga, and we offer legal services from limited scope representation to comprehensive based on your needs. We are available via phone or email, and we respond quickly to questions.
Mr. Lederman is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Specializing in all aspects of family law since 1998. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Family Law Section and served as Section President in 2008. 2013 Appointed to FLEXCOM (California Bar Association Family Law Executive Committee). Mr. Lederman also teaches professional seminars on many aspects of family law.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Family Law specialist||State Bar of California - Certified Specialist||2020|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Top 1 Percent||Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Top 100 CA Family Law Attorney||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Certified Specialist in Family Law||Board of specialization, State Bar of California||2001|
|Top Ten Advocate||International Moot Court||1995|
|Owner||Law offices of David M. Lederman||1998 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|California Lawyers Association||Advisor||2017 - Present|
|Association of Certified Family Law Specialists||Technology Director||2015 - Present|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Treasurer||2015 - Present|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||Director||2006 - Present|
|Association of Certified Family Law Specialists||Member||2004 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1995 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Executive Committee of the Family Law Section||Chair||2016 - 2017|
|State Bar of California, Family Law Section||Vice-Chiar||2015 - 2017|
|State Bar of California, Executive Committee of the Family Law Section||Legislation Chair||2014 - 2015|
|Association of Certified Family Law Specialists||Chapter Director||2014 - 2015|
|State Bar of California, Executive Committee of the Family Law Section||Executive Committee||2013 - 2017|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Technology Chair||2012 - 2015|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||Treasurer||2010 - 2014|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||President||2008 - 2008|
|Family Law News (California State Bar Family Law Section)||Message from the Chair||2017|
|Contra Costa Lawyer||DCSS Liaison Report: An Overview of the New Automated Child Support System for Family Law Practitioners||2007|
|Unknown||Handling California Divorce Cases From Start to Finish||2004|
|Contra Costa Lawyer||Immigration Essentials for the Family Law Practitioner||2000|
|Sweet & Maxwell publication||Commercial Laws of East Asia||1997|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of California - Santa Cruz||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1989|
|Meeting||Electronic Discovery for the Family Law Practioner||2016|
|Family Law for the Financial Professional||Family Law for the Financial Professional||2015|
|FPA NorCal Conference||Family Law Boot Camp for Financial Planners||2015|
|Divorce Litigation From Start to Finish||Divorce Litigation||2014|
|What Family Court Judges Want You to Know||What Family Court Judges Want You to Know||2010|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||How Technology Can Get You Sued||2010|
|Successful Financial Settlements for your Divorce Client||Successful Financial Settlements for your Divorce Client||2007|
|Handling California Divorce Cases from Start to Finish||Handling California Divorce Cases from Start to Finish||2004|
|Chan v. Delta Dental of CA||Prevailing party|
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