Honey Kessler Amado

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Author: "Beat the Clock," Los Angeles Lawyer, Vol. 33, No. 1, March 2010 (re: timely filling of notices of appeal); cover article: "Celebrity Goodwill: Characterization and Value," chapter 43, §§43.01 and 43.02 (§§43.03 and 43.04 authored by Michael Miskel, CPA and Alfred Warsavsky, CPA/ABV, CVA)Valuing Professional Practices and Licenses (3d ed.) edited by Ron Brown, 2010-2 Supplement (Aspen Publishers, Walters Kluwer); "Fiction and Imagination: Celebrity and Personal Good Will," American Journal of Family Law, Volume 19, Number 3, Fall, 2005; "Personal Values," Los Angeles Lawyer, June 2005; "Statements of Decision," Advocate (Journal of Consumer Attorneys Association of Southern California), September, 2004; "Unappealing Behavior" (re: sanctions on appeal), Los Angeles Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 11, February, 1998; "The Complete Litigation Team: The Role of Appellate Counsel in Litigation," Los Angeles County Bar Association Litigation Section Newsletter, Vol. 11, No. 1, Fall, 1994; International Kidnapping: The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Int'l Child Abduction, (Co-Author with Adair Dyer), Chapter on USA Procedures, Editor: Lewis Garb.

(Certified Specialist, Appellate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Civil Appeals
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(310) 550-8214  Phone
(310) 274-7384  Fax
University Attended:
California State University, Long Beach, B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
Western State University, J.D., 1976
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1977, California; 1994, U.S. Supreme Court
State Bar of California (Appellate Law Specialist and State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization); Los Angeles County Association; American Bar Association; Women Lawyers of Los Angeles; California Women of Lawyers.
Reported Cases:
S.M. v. E.P. 184 Cal.App.4th 1249, 109 Cal.Rptr.3d 792 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 2010); In re Marriage of Feldman (2007) 153 Cal.App.4th 1470, 64 Cal.Rptr.3d 29 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 2007); Kristine H. v. Superior Court (Lisa R.), 37 Cal. 4th 156, 33 Cal.Rept. 3d 81 (Cal. Supreme Court 2005); In re Marriage of Abargil, 106 Cal. App. 4th 1294, 131 Cal Rptr. 2d 429 (Cal. App. 2d Dist. 2003); In re Marriage of Brewer and Federici, 93 Cal. App. 4th 1334, 113 Cal. Rptr. 2d 849 (Cal. App. 2d Dist.2001); In re Marriage of Duffy, 91 Cal. App. 4th 923, 111 Cal. Rptr. 2d 849 (Cal. App. 2d Dist. 2001); In re Marriage of Reynolds, 63 Cal. App. 4th 1373, 74 Cal. Rptr. 2d 636 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 1998).
( Certified Specialist, Appellate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization )
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Minority - Owned

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