Sharon A. Bryan

Sharon A. Bryan: Attorney with Moore, Bryan & Schroff LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Moore, Bryan & Schroff LLP (5 Attorneys)
  • California Bank & Trust Tower, 21515 Hawthorne Boulevard, Suite 490, Torrance, CA 90503
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  • Sharon Bryan is certified as a specialist in family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and a partner of Moore, Bryan & Schroff LLP. Her practice is devoted solely to family law, she is a skilled litigator and negotiator, and has handled hundreds of complex financial and custody cases. Sharon is trained in collaborative law and also serves as a temporary judge in different branches of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Ms. Bryan has been selected by vote of peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2006-2014, representing the top 5% of attorneys practicing in Southern California, and published in Los Angeles Magazine. She is named a Best Lawyer® in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
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Biography

Selected by vote of peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, representing top 5% of attorneys practicing in Southern California, and published in Los Angeles Magazine; AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards (rated by peers and the judiciary); selected for inclusion in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Women Lawyers 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014; selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©, 2015 and 2016, for her work in the practice of Family Law.

SCHOLARLY LECTURES AND WRITINGS: “What Constitutes Cash Flow for Support Purposes?” California State Bar, 2007; “Tax and Estate Planning Considerations Before Marriage and During Dissolution,” California State Bar Section Education Institute, 2004; “Tax Aspects of Divorce.” California State Bar, 2003; “New Legislation at a Quick Glance.” White Zuckerman Warsavsky Luna Wolf and Hunt Study Group, 2005; “Selected Bankruptcy Issues for the Family Law Attorney.” Women Lawyers of Los Angeles and Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, 1997; “Family Law Procedure.” Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law; “Marriage of Iredale, Overview and Implications for Law Firm Valuations and Other Professional Practices.” Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Newsletter, Winter 2006 No. 15; “Marriage of Pearlstein: A Pearl of Wisdom or Further Mystifying the Cash Flow Riddle.” Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Newsletter, Winter 2007; “Know the Difference Between (1) A Blazer Investment; (2) A Berger Election; (3) A Dietz Argument Before and After Judgment; and (4) Whether Alter will Alter Spousal Support vs. Child Support?” Family Law News, State Bar of California, December 2010, Issue 4, 2010, Vol. 32, No. 4; “Characterization of Compensation,” Family Law News, State Bar of California, January 2011, Issue 4, 2011, Vol. 33, No. 4; “Another Knot in the Cash Flow Issue,” Family Law News, State Bar of California, Issue 4, 2011, Vol. 33, No. 4; “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do; Try Standing in the Child’s Shoes” ACFLS Family Law Specialist, Spring 2012, No. 1; “Phantom Income, Real Taxes, and Child Support.” Family Law News, State Bar Of California, Issue 2, 2013, Vol. 35, No. 2; “Practice Tips,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014; “Death and Divorce: Cross-over Issues Between Family Law and Estate Planning,” Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, ACFLS The Specialist (upcoming issue).

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

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

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Family Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
424-327-8728  Phone
(310) 540-8855 x102  Phone
(310) 316-1307  Fax
MBSLLP.COM
University Attended:
University of Missouri-Columbia, B.J.; University of California at Los Angeles, Professional Designation in Financial Planning
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California Law School, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1990
Admission:
1990, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1990, California
Memberships:
State Bar of California (Family Law Section Executive Committee, 2009-2012; Editor, Family Law News, 2011-2012); Los Angeles County Bar Association (Delegate to State Bar of California, 1991-1999; Executive Committee, L.A. Delegation, 1996-1998; Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 2001-2004); Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (Board of Governors, 1991-1997; Chairman and Co-Chairman, Family Law Section, 1993-1997); South Bay Women Lawyers (Recording Secretary, 1993-1995; President-Elect, 1995-1996; President, 1996-1997; Parliamentarian, 1997-1998); Statewide Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (Board of Directors, 2003-2009; Newsletter Editor-Elect, 2003; Newsletter Editor, 2004-Winter 2007; President-Elect 2007; Chair, ACFLS 15th Annual Spring Seminar, March 2007; Co-chair, ACFLS 16th Annual Spring Seminar, March 2008; President 2008; Past-President, 2009); South Bay Bar; American Bar Association; South Bay Bar Association; Association of Certified Family Law Specialists; American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Board Member, Southern California Chapter, 2013-present, Treasurer, Southern California Chapter, 2014-present.
Certifications:
( Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
908713002
Hobbies & interests:
Biking, hiking and cross-country skiing.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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