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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Robert C. Brandt
Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein LLP
12424 Wilshire Boulevard, Ninth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone Work 310-447-8675
Fax Fax 310-447-8678
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1977
Education: Southwestern Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law

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Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2016

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Robert C. Brandt is a partner at Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein LLP, located in Los Angeles, California. The head of the firm's family law department, he focuses his practice exclusively on family law, and he has been certified as a family law specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization of The State Bar of California. Representative matters that Mr. Brandt has handled include marital dissolutions, child custody and visitation, complex property division, paternity and domestic violence. In addition to family law litigation, Mr. Brandt also has collaborative divorce experience.

Mr. Brandt graduated from San Diego State University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts with distinction in speech arts. He then went on to attend the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received a Master of Arts in speech in 1972. Following that, Mr. Brandt pursued his legal education at Southwestern Law School and was awarded a Juris Doctor in 1976. He is admitted to practice before all California state courts.

Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Brandt has received an AV* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been selected for inclusion in the list of The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2010. Mr. Brandt is frequently asked to speak before groups of fellow attorneys on family law and trial technique topics, and he has had several articles published in professional journals. He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and he is a member of the family law sections of the Los Angeles County and Beverly Hills Bar associations.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

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About Robert Brandt

Law School: Southwestern Law School

Admitted: 1977, California

Professional Webpage: www.fmbklaw.com/attorneys/robert-c-brandt/

Honors and Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers®, 2010 - 2015
  • Named as a Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine, 2005 -2015
  • Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers, Southern California Super Lawyers Directory in 2009 through 2015 by Los Angeles Magazine
  • Named One of the Top Ten Lawyers, Southern California Super Lawyers Directory, for four straight years, 2012-2015, by Los Angeles Magazine
  • ALM’s “Top Rated Lawyers” list 2012
  • AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as One of Southern California’s Top Ten Lawyers, 2012

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist Family Law-State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law section of the State Bar of California
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Former member of Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee, Court Liaison/Family Court Services Committee
  • Member, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.
  • Family Law Branch of the American Inns of Court in Los Angeles, Executive Committee since 2006
  • Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Subcommittee
  • Member, Executive Committee, Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Section, 2009-2010
  • Treasurer and Secretary, Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Vice Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Former Chair Elect, Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Past Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Treasurer, Southern California Chapter, Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Vice President of Programs, Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President Elect
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mediator for the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Volunteer Mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court
  • Participated in the forming of the Family Law Branch of the American Inns of Court in Los Angeles and is a Former Member of the Executive Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Authored Chapter 3A, entitled, Family Law/Domestic Relations Issues Affecting a High Net Worth Athlete or Coach,” in the Thompson West four-volume treatise, Law of Professional Amateur Sports, 2009
  • Co-Authored the article, Under Influence in Probate and Family Law Matters, with partner Howard Klein. The article was published in the September 2008 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer 
  • Presenter, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Annual Spring Seminar, Orders and Judgments The Lawyers Role, 2015
  • Presenter, Iranian American Lawyers Association Cultural Competency In Family Practice, Serving Two Legal Masters, Yes With Out Your Daughter: Applying UCCJEA to Foreign Custody Orders, 2014
  • Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Association 46th Annual Family Law Symposium, Advanced Motion Practice, 2014
  • Introductory Remarks as Chairperson, LACBA Family Law Section- Los Angeles County Bar Association 44th Annual Family Law Symposium, 2012
  • Speaker, Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section, Inn of Court, 2009
  • Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar association, 41st Annual Family Law Symposium, Proof and Presentation Issues: A Judicial Perspective, 2009
  • Presenter, Beverly Hills Bar Association 35th Annual Family Law Symposium, Dealing with Difficult Clients, 2009
  • Presenter and Moderator, Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law CLE presentation on Evidentiary Objections, 2008
  • Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law CLE presentation on Preparation, Prosecution and Defense of the Typical Order to Show Cause, 2008
  • Presenter and Moderator, Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Symposium, Client Relations – Avoiding Malpractice, 2007
  • Presenter and Moderator, Los Angeles County Bar Family law CLE Presentation on Family Law Trial Institute 101, 2007
  • Presenter and Moderator, Los Angeles County Bar Family Law CLE in Effective Techniques in Family Law Deposition, 2006
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Symposium Producer, Ethics Panel, 2006
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Symposium panel Moderator for Cross-Over Areas in Family Law, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Juvenile Dependency, 2005
  • Sub-Committee Member, Sponsorship, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Symposium, presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2000
  • Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Association Continuing Education Program, Learn the Secrets of the New Family Law Stipulation and Order Form, December 1999
  • Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar and Los Angeles Superior Court Continuing Education Program regarding Local Rules and Stipulations, 1998
  • Co-Authored the article, In re Marriage of Boblitt, with FMBK family law associate Amy Kapner. The article was published in the 2014 issue of Family Lawyer Magazine
  • Co-Authored the article, Marriage of Facter with FMBK family law associate Amy Kapner. The article was published in the 2013 issue of Family Lawyer Magazine
  • Frequent lecturer, Moderator--various Continuing Legal Educational Programs, California

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Educational Background:

  • M.A., Speech, University of California, Los Angeles,  1972
  • B.A., Graduated with Distinction in Speech Arts, San Diego State University, 1971

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