Dena A. Kleeman

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Beverly Hills, CA

Kleeman • Kremen Family Lawyers
 | 499 North Canon Drive, Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Phone: 424-319-6943
Fax: 310-887-7012
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1983
Education: Stanford Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hebrew
    Attorney Profile

    Dena A. Kleeman has practiced family law since her 1983 graduation from Stanford Law School, becoming a California Certified Family Law Specialist in 1994 and receiving specialized training as a divorce mediator in 1998. During the course of her career, Ms. Kleeman has handled complex divorce matters involving business valuation, divorce taxation, real property, compensation, benefits, and intellectual property issues.

    Ms. Kleeman prepares premarital agreements to structure her clients' financial arrangements during marriage and prevent divorce-related problems that might otherwise ensue. Although her philosophy is to resolve matters by settlement, she aggressively represents her clients in litigation whenever called for. Ms. Kleeman teams with her partner, Ruth Kremen, and lawyers from other disciplines, to assure that her clients receive the most knowledgeable, attentive, and professional legal services they require for all facets of a family law case.

    Ms. Kleeman also has an expertise in child custody. After graduating from Wesleyan University in 1977, she went on to obtain her certification as a teacher for developmentally delayed children from Thalians Mental Health Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 1978. Ms. Kleeman brings this training to bear, along with her many years of family law experience, in her representation of parents in divorce and parentage matters. Her expertise extends to representing parents in international and Hague convention custody matters.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

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


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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021

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    About Dena Kleeman

    Admitted: 1983, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • Family Law Mediator, Los Angeles County Superior Court, 1994
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Fee Arbitrator, Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • Judge Pro Tempore, Los Angeles County Superior Court, 1996

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Member, Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2002 - 2004
    • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Co-Chair, Century City Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1992 - 1994
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1983
    • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section
    • Chair, Century City Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1995 - 1996
    • California, 1983
    • Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Law Office Management Section, 1997 - Present
    • Century City Bar Association, Family Law Section

    Representative Clients:

    • Estate of Logan (1987) 191 CA 3d 319; In re Marriage of Niklas (1989) 211 CA 3d 28

    Educational Background:

    • Wesleyan University, M.A., 1977
    • Wesleyan University, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, with honors in Anthropology, 1977
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    Office Location for Dena A. Kleeman

    499 North Canon Drive
    Suite 200
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210

    Phone: 424-319-6943

    Fax: 310-887-7012

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    Last Updated: 7/21/2020

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