David Lederman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Moraga, CA

Law Office of David M. Lederman
 | 533 Moraga Rd, Suite 220
Moraga, CA 94556
Phone: 925-522-8889
Fax: 925-522-8877
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Chinese-Mandarin
Attorney Profile

Attorney David Lederman is the founder and owner of the Law Offices of David M. Lederman, which has locations in Moraga and Antioch, California. Board-certified in Family Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Lederman has more than 24 years of legal experience, and he provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout Contra Costa County and the surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious domestic relations issue they need to address.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Lederman has earned a reputation for delivering excellent legal counsel and services in all areas of family law, including child custody and support modifications, division of assets, guardianships and conservatorships for minor children and elderly family members, orders of protection, and more. At all turns, he provides highly personalized attention to all he serves, and he devises customized strategies and solutions aimed at helping them achieve their goals as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Lederman won the Outstanding Service Award from the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists in 2019, and the American Society of Legal Advocates named him among the Top 100 Family Lawyers in the state in 2014. He has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1989 graduate of The University of California at Santa Cruz, Mr. Lederman attended the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1995. While in law school, he earned designation as a Top Ten Advocate in the International Moot Court Competition, and he was a member of the prestigious Traynor Honor Society. He holds his license to practice before all California state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

A leader in his legal community, Mr. Lederman accepted an appointment to serve on The State Bar of California's Family Law Executive Committee, where he has served as both section chair and legislative chair. He has also served as Chapter Director and Technology Director of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists as well as president and board member of the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Family Law Section.

Drawing upon his extensive legal knowledge and experience, Mr. Lederman has published numerous articles and conducted classes and seminars on a variety of legal topics related to family law. He also currently serves as advisor for the California Lawyers Association's Family Law Section.

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About David Lederman

Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.ledermanlaw.net/Our-Team/David-M-Lederman.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Inducted to the Super Lawyer Program, Thompson Reuters, 2019, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Award conferred for outstanding service to the family law community through ACFLS, Outstanding Service to The Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, The Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, 2019
  • Recommended designation by Family Lawyer Magazine, Family Lawyer Magazine Recommends, Family Lawyer Magazine, 2019
  • Superb rating by AVVO.com, 2014 - 2019
  • International Moot Court "Top Ten" Advocate
  • Traynor Honor Society, 1995
  • Top 100 Family Lawyers in California, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Specialist (certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization), 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of California, Family Law Executive Committee (FLEXCOM), Legislative Chair, 2015
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Board of Directors, 2005 - 2020
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS), Chapter Director, 2015
  • California Lawyer's Association (Family Law Section), Advisor, 2019
  • State Bar Family Law Executive Committee, Section Chair, 2016-2017
  • State Bar of California Family Law Executive Committee (FLEXCOM), Member, 2013 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1997
  • California, 1995
  • Advisor, California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, 2017 - 2020
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialist (ACFLS), Technology Director (ongoing position), 2016 - 2018, 2020
  • Chair, State Bar of California, Family Law Section, 2016
  • Legislation Chair- State Bar of California, Family Law Section, 2015
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section, President, 2008

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Content Editor for chapters 7 and 13., Content Editor, Practice Under the California Family Code, Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), Family Law Attorneys, 2020
  • Subject area content editor for CEB publication 2019 Practice Under the California Family Code, Content Editor, Practice Under the California Family Code, CEB, Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • Ethics course for family law attorneys., Presenter, One Fell Swoop - All 6 hours of specialty credit, California Lawyers Association, Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • Panel on Legal Update and Current Court Practices., Moderator, Judges Speak, National Business Institute, Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • Teacher, "Essentials 2018: Making a Real Difference," California Lawyers Association, Speaker, Essentials 2018: Making a Real Difference, California Lawyers Association, Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Panelist speaker for California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section on the practical aspects of child custody litigation, Panelist, Family Law Essentials: Child Custody, California Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Moderator, "As Judges See it: Top Mistakes Attorneys Make in Family Court," National Business Institute, 2017
  • "DCSS Liaison Report: An Overview of the New Automated Child Support System for Family Law Practitioners," Contra Costa Lawyer, February, 2007
  • Presenter, "Handling California Divorce Litigation from Start to Finish," National Business Institute (NBI), 2004
  • Presenter, "Successful Financial Settlement for your Divorce Client," National Business Institute (NBI), 2007
  • Moderator, "What Family Court Judges Want You to Know," National Business Institute (NBI), 2010
  • Presenter, "How Technology Can Get You Sued," Contra Costa County Bar Association, 2010
  • Presenter, "Divorce Litigation from Start to Finish," National Business Institute (NBI), 2014
  • Presenter, “Social Media: A User’s Guide to Professional Responsibility, Evidence & Marketing,” Contra Costa County Bar Association, 2012
  • Presenter, "Handling California Divorce Cases From Start to Finish," National Business Institute Seminar, 2006
  • Update Author, Practice under the California Family Law Code: Dissolution, Legal Separation, Nullity, published by CEB, 2019 - 2020
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 3, 2018
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 4, 2016 - 2017
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 1, 2017 - 2019
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 2, 2017 - 2018
  • Message from the Chair, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 4, 2016
  • Message from the Chair, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 1, 2017
  • Message from the Chair, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 2, 2017
  • Contributor, In Chancery, The Contra Costa Family Law Section Newsletter
  • "Immigration Essentials for the Family Law Practitioner," Contra Costa Lawyer, Vol.13, No.5, May, 2000
  • Contributing Author, Commercial Laws of East Asia, 1997

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Outstanding Service Award from the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, 2019

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Educational Background:

  • University of California, Santa Cruz - B.A. in Politics, Minor: Chinese Studies, 1991
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Office Location for David Lederman

533 Moraga Rd
Suite 220
Moraga, CA 94556

Phone: 925-522-8889

Fax: 925-522-8877

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