Laurence R. Goldman

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Calabasas, CA

The Reape-Rickett Law Firm
 | 5010 Parkway Calabasas, Suite 100
Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: 818-888-1144
Fax: 818-888-1155
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Laurence R. Goldman is a family law attorney with over 40 years of legal experience. He practices as an associate at The Reape-Rickett Law firm in Calabasas, California, and handles all types of family law matters, serving clients throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area. 

    Mr. Goldman is highly experienced with family law matters involving divorce, annulment, child custody, child support, paternity, premarital agreements, property division, restraining orders, spousal support and visitation. He has been certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in family law.

    In addition to his private practice, Mr. Goldman is a Los Angeles Superior Court mediator, helping individuals resolve their legal conflicts in a nonadversarial manner. As a testament to his accomplishments, Martindale-Hubbell awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, a distinction he has held for over two decades.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. Goldman is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and previously served as president. He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. Throughout the years, he has served on many committees and held various leadership positions for these organizations.

    In service to his local community, Mr. Goldman has been involved with the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce and the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he is a former member of the West Hills Hospital & Medical Center.

    Mr. Goldman is a graduate of the University of West Los Angeles and holds a license to practice law before all California state courts. 

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


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    Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2021

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    About Laurence Goldman

    Admitted: 1978, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • Super Lawyers for 2004, 2006 - 2020
    • For 25 years Mr. Goldman has received the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® designation, reflective of the highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards, AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Supreme Court; President, 2004
    • Committee Member, Family Law Section
    • San Fernando Valley Bar Association
    • Los Angeles County Bar Association
    • California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1978
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Tax Court, 1987

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • LAC Superior Court Temporary Judge Program, 2017
    • West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, Member
    • Chamber of Commerce in both Calabasas and the San Fernando Valley
    • Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2006-2007
    • Board of Directors of Public Counsel, 2008

    Educational Background:

    • California State University at Northridge, B.S., 1973
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    Office Location for Laurence R. Goldman

    5010 Parkway Calabasas
    Suite 100
    Calabasas, CA 91302

    Phone: 818-888-1144

    Fax: 818-888-1155

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