Maya Shulman

Maya Shulman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Calabasas, CA

Shulman Family Law Group
 | 24025 Park Sorrento, Suite 310
Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: 800-230-1770
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • International (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
Attorney Profile

Maya Shulman was born in Riga, Latvia, in 1970. From 1987-89, Ms. Shulman studied medicine at the University of Latvia, School of Medicine. Ms. Shulman emigrated to America to New York in 1990. In 1995, she graduated from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York with a B.A. in psychology.In 1995, Ms. Shulman moved to Los Angeles. She attended the University of West Los Angeles School of Law, earning her J.D. in 1999. During law school, she was selected for a special judicial externship with the Los Angeles Superior Court as a research assistant for the Honorable Mary Ann Murphy, Judge of the Superior Court.In 2000, Ms. Shulman was admitted to the California Bar and the U.S. District Court (Central District) in 2000. In 2004, she was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Shulman is a member of the Family Law Sections of the Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley Bar Associations. Ms. Shulman was a Family Law Instructor with the Los Angeles Valley College Paralegal Program.Concerned with humanitarian efforts, Ms. Shulman represented numerous low-income litigants though the non-profit Vincent Family Law Center in Los Angeles. She also lectured and trained the staff of Haven House, Inc., an organization assisting battered women and their children with legal representation regarding child custody and domestic violence matters.Ms. Shulman is fluent in Russian, with conversational skills in Italian and the Slavic languages of Eastern Europe.Ms. Shulman’s practice is devoted exclusively to family law, which includes litigation, mediation and collaboration in all areas of dissolution, paternity, domestic and international move-away custody cases, adoption, post-divorce modification of custody and support, pre- and post-marital agreements.

About Maya Shulman

Admitted: 2000, California

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Litigation; Mediation; International and Domestic Move-aways (relocation); Child Custody; Divorce; Paternity; Child and Spousal Support; Pre-Marital Agreements; Family Formation Law; Surrogacy Contracts; Adoptions.  Completed applicable education and training requirements for Minor’s Counsel as mandated by Rule 5.242(c) of the California Rules of Court.  Completed applicable education and training to serve as Special Master in custody proceedings.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Bar for the Commonwealth of Massachussetts. , 2015
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, 2010
  • Member of the Family Law Sections of the ABA, LACBA & SFVBA.   Member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) & the Los Angeles County Psychological Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 2001-2003: Represented low-income family law litigants on a  sliding scale and pro bono basis through the auspices of the Vincent Family Law Center, Los Angeles, CA.2004-2005: Lectured and trained the staff of Haven House, Inc., an organization helping battered women and their children, location confidential, on the issues of child custody and domestic violence.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Instructor at Los Angeles Valley College, Family Law, Paralegal Program., 2006
  • an author and contributed to the book Strategies for Family Law in California, 2015 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Understanding Developments in California Family Law (Inside the Minds). The book is available at, Thomson Reuters
Office Location for Maya Shulman

24025 Park Sorrento
Suite 310
Calabasas, CA 91302


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Last Updated: 7/6/2017

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