Roy M. Doppelt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Diego, CA

Doppelt and Forney, APLC
 | 16466 Bernardo Center Dr, #260
San Diego, CA 92128
Phone: 858-217-5206
Fax: 858-618-5511
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Roy M. Doppelt is an attorney and shareholder of Doppelt and Forney, APLC, in San Diego, California. Mr. Doppelt devotes his practice to family law and represents clients throughout the San Diego region.

Mr. Doppelt handles cases involving divorce, child custody, child support, legal separation and paternity. With more than 30 years of experience, he understands how stressful the legal process can be. He explains all the options available to each client and is committed to providing high-quality and efficient legal services.

Mr. Doppelt earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. He received his law degree from California Western School of Law, graduating with honors.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Doppelt has been involved in many significant cases that have been mentioned on NBC San Diego and featured in San Diego Magazine, CNN Money and the Attorney Reporter. The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys awarded him their “10 best” in terms of client satisfaction award in 2016 and 2017, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presented him with an award of merit in 2007.

Mr. Doppelt holds a law license in California and Illinois, and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. He is a member of professional organizations, including the San Diego County Bar Association and The State Bar of California. He is also the author of the Legal Insider’s Guide to San Diego Divorce, Legal Separation & Paternity.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2019

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About Roy Doppelt

Admitted: 1988, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.sandiegodivorcelawyerhelp.com/roy-m-doppelt.html

Honors/Awards:

  • American Institute of Family Law, 10 Best Client Satisfaction, 2016-2017
  • Martindale Hubbell, Very High Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, 2003-2018
  • Top 100 Attorneys, The National Advocates, 2014-2018
  • Judge, University of San Diego, Moot Court Competition, September 25, 2009
  • Who's Who in America, 2010
  • Award of Merit, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 2007
  • 1976-1977 Who's Who Among American High School Students1977 Illinois State Scholar April 27, 1984 Bachelor of Arts: University of Michigan [Ann Arbor] 1986 National Order of the Barristers November 21, 1986 Who's Who Among American Law Students 1987 National Order of the Barristers 1987 Recognition of Professional Achievement: University of San Diego School of Law: Appellate Moot Court Board April 10, 1987 Special Recognition of Outstanding Service on the Advocacy Honors Board April 10, 1987 Dean's Award for Outstanding Service and Contribution to the Law School May 4, 1987 Certificate of Appreciation: Director of Westlaw Program: Law School May 10, 1987 Juris Doctor: California Western School of Law June 15, 1988 Admitted to Practice Law: State of California July 1, 1988 Admitted to Practice Law: Southern District of California November 10, 1988 Admitted to Practice Law: State of Illinois 2006 Peer Review Rated for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability: Martindale-Hubbell/LexisNexis May 18, 2007 Award of Merit: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: In Recognition and Appreciation for Outstanding Commitment to the Protection of Children and Knowledge of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction September 17, 2008 Settlement Conference Judge: Family: El Cajon Superior Court 2009 Quoted: Money Magazine: March: Special Report 2009 Featured: San Diego Magazine: April: Lawyers and Law Firms You Need to Know 2009 Attorney Pages.com: Leading San Diego Divorce Lawyers May 6, 2009 AVVO: Rating: Excellent 2009 State Bar of California: Section Member: Family Law & Trusts and Estates 2009 Semi Finalist: San Diego Daily Transcript: Top Attorneys 2009 in Family Practice 2009-2010 Honored Member: Stanford's Who's Who: Black Book 2010: Member: Marquis Who's Who in America

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member
  • California Bar Association, Member
  • State of Illinois, 1988
  • State of California, 1988
  • Southern District of California, 1988

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Better Business Bureau, Imperial County
  • Better Business Bureau, San Diego County

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Legal Insider’s Guide to San Diego Divorce, Legal Separation and Paternity

Educational Background:

  • Graduated from Evanston Township High School in 1977.  Illinois State Scholar.  Attended University of Michigan [Ann Arbor] and received Bachelor of Arts in 1984.  Attended California Western School of Law and received Juris Doctor in 1987. 
Office Location for Roy M. Doppelt

16466 Bernardo Center Dr
#260
San Diego, CA 92128

Phone: 858-217-5206

Fax: 858-618-5511

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Last Updated: 1/18/2019

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