Zonder Family Law (ZFL) is a niche family law boutique firm dedicated to helping families through divorce using mediation and Collaborative Divorce processes. The firm was founded by Lisa R. Zonder, a 23+ year veteran attorney and a Certified Family Law Specialist (State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization) since 1999. Zonder Family Law offers numerous options for clients to resolve divorce while keeping costs down, reducing frustration, and protecting privacy. Options include traditional (court) divorce, mediated divorce, Collaborative Divorce, and private dispute resolution. ZFL handles complex divorces involving business valuations. ZFL has experience handling divorces for athletes, celebrities, physicians, lawyers, biotech execs, teachers, firefighters and stay at home parents and other hard working clients.
Lisa Zonder believes ongoing legal education and mediation training is criticial. Not only has she attended American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer seminars, Zonder has taken over 120 hours of advanced mediation and Collaborative Divorce training at pre-eminent institutions including Pepperdine Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in Malibu and the American Institute of Mediation and CDDT/CDI Collaborative Team Trainings.
Zonder is dedicated to raising awareness of ways to solve divorce woes out of court. She is a member of the Coalition for Collaborative Divorce. Zonder is also actively working on behalf of the the CP Cal (Collaborative Practice California) statewide group on educational and fundraising initiatives. She is a member of the Board of Directors and is President-Elect for April 2016.
Zonder is the lead faculty member lecturing for Second Saturday Divorce Education Workshops, and she previously hosted divorce talk radio show titled "Divorce: Lisa Zonder Style" on Ventura radio station KVTA 1590 AM. As a lecturer for Second Saturday Workshops, she provides an overview of the legal process and options for getting through divorce including mediation, Collaborative Divorce, lawyer-to-lawyer negotiation and court.
Zonder is a member of the ProVisors Westlake II Professionals Group. She is a member of the California State Bar and Ventura County Bar Association.
Admitted 1991, California
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