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)