Steven A. Mindel

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein LLP
 | 12424 Wilshire Boulevard, Ninth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-447-8675
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Steven A. Mindel is the Managing Partner of 19 attorney law firm, Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein LLP, located in Los Angeles, California. Representing clients throughout the area, his practice is primarily in family law. Mr. Mindel has been certified as a family law specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization of The State Bar of California.

Mr. Mindel pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in economics in 1981. He then went on to attend the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and was awarded a Juris Doctor in 1985. Mr. Mindel is admitted to practice in California state courts and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Mindel has obtained many successful resolutions for his clients since he began his legal career in 1985, and his quality work has led to recognition from his fellow professionals. He has been selected for inclusion in the list of The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2010, and he has received an AV* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Mindel devotes a significant portion of his time to volunteering in his community. He was the recipient of special recognition awards from the Los Angeles Free Clinic for his volunteer work in the area of family law in 2001 and 2004. Mr. Mindel is also an active member of several professional organizations, including the Beverly Hills Bar Association and the Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center Advisory Council, and he serves on the executive committee of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He is frequently asked to deliver presentations on family law and law office management topics to groups of fellow attorneys.

*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.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

Business/Corporate (10%)

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2016

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About Steven Mindel

Admitted 1985, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.fmbklaw.com/attorneys/steven-a-mindel/

Honors and Awards:

  • Received two special recognition awards for his volunteerism while serving on the Governing Board of Directors at the Los Angeles Free Clinic
  • Lifetime Eagle Boy Scout
  • Black belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • Featured in an article titled, "The Man Who Would De-Fang Divorce," in the 2009 Super Lawyers Magazine
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers® 2010 -2013
  • AV rated with Martindale Hubbell
  • Named to ALM's "Top Rated Lawyers" list 2012
  • Featured on the cover of the Super Lawyers insert in the 2009 issue of Los Angeles Magazine
  • Named one of Southern California's Top 100 lawyers, 2007 through 2013
  • Named as a Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine, 2004 through 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Chair of the Outreach Committee, 2015
  • United States Supreme Court
  • California
  • Past President of the Board of Trustees of University Synagogue
  • California State Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee
  • Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center Advisory Council
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, "Veterans & Active Military Pro Bono Project" Committee
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, "LACBA Foundation Liaison" Committee
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, "Annual Family Law Symposium 2013″ Committee
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Chair of the "State and Local Bar Liaison" Committee
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Chair of the "Continuing Legal Education" Committee
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section Executive Committee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Gem Society
  • Board member of the 24 Karat Club
  • Served on the Governing Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Free Clinic
  • Lifetime member of the USC Alumni Association
  • Lifetime member of the UCLA Alumni Association
  • Board member of Pacific Coast Soccer Club (PCSC)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Preparing for Child Custody Evaluations" for Divorce Magazine
  • "Marketing 101 for Attorneys" for the Beverly Bills Bar Association Barristers
  • "The Intersection of Post Marital Agreements and Estate Planning" for the Legal Education Institute
  • "How to Keep Your Law Firm From Becoming a Not For Profit Organization" for White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, Wolf & Hunt
  • "Premarital Agreements" and " How to Keep Your Law Firm From Becoming a Not For Profit
  • "First Client Interview" for CEB'S inaugural "Basics Conference"
  • Panel One – "Our Side of the Street" for ACFLS and Levitt & Quinn MCLE Program
  • Answered numerous divorce Questions & Answers in Divorce Magazine online
  • Author of "Cooking For Our Friends," a cookbook that includes step-by-step instructions on cooking meals for parties of more than 40 people
  • Frequent contributor to the Huffington Post "The Blog- Divorce" column

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • 2012 marks ten consecutive years being voted a Super Lawyer.

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Newsletters:

  • Editor of FLEXCOM's e-newsletter 2004 through 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Magna Cum Laude in B.A., 1981
Office Location for Steven A. Mindel

12424 Wilshire Boulevard
Ninth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: 310-447-8675

 

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Last Updated: 6/21/2016

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