Marshall Waller

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Calabasas, CA

Feinberg & Waller, APC
 | 23501 Park Sorrento, #103
Calabasas, CA 91302
Phone: 877-931-6842
Fax: 818-224-2497
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Marshall Waller is a shareholder and director at Feinberg & Waller, APC., in Calabasas, California. Mr. Waller focuses his practice on family law, serving clients in cases involving high-asset divorce, child support, custody, paternity, spousal support and more in Calabasas, Beverly Hills, and throughout Los Angeles.

After earning a bachelor’s degree in taxation from California Polytechnic State University, Mr. Waller graduated from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He is certified as a family law specialist through The State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization and has taught family law at the university level.

Licensed to practice in California as well as various federal courts, Mr. Waller has been engaging in private practice since 1981. Over the course of his career, he has spoken to numerous organizations and authored family law publications. In addition, he has served as a legal commentator on Los Angeles-based television stations and was featured on the Dr. Phil Show.

Mr. Waller’s work in the family law field has earned him the rating of AV Preeminent*, the highest possible rating, by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. In addition to his practice, he participates in numerous volunteer organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America and Pacific Lodge Youth Services. He also volunteers his time as a mediator for the family division of the Los Angeles Superior Court.

Mr. Waller is involved in the Los Angeles County Bar Association, serving on the family law section’s executive committee. Additionally, he is an active member of The State Bar of California, belonging to the Los Angeles regional standing committee of the group’s family law section.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

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

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020

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About Marshall Waller

Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.feinbergwaller.com/Attorney-Profiles/Marshall-W-W...

Honors/Awards:

  • The Mission Statement of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is “To provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” To be represented by a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is to be represented by a leading practitioner in the field of family law. The 1650 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. Academy Fellows enjoy a reputation for professionalism, competence and integrity., Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell AV rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Avvo rating of 5-stars and a numerical rating of “10” (the highest rating)., AVVO Rating - 10
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer
  • American Jurisprudence Award - Corporations, Bancroft Whitney, 1980
  • Service Recognition Awards, Los Angeles Superior Court, 1985
  • Highest Honors Recognition, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1978
  • University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly), Phi Kappa Phi, Member

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonila Lawyers (AAML)
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee, Member, 2011
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Legislative Committee, Member
  • California State Bar, Family Law Section, Regional Standing Committee, Member
  • United States Court of Appeals, 1981
  • United States Court of Claims
  • United States Federal Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 1982

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Cellar Club, Past President
  • Oaks Christian high school, Mock Trial coach
  • Pacific Lodge Youth Services, Board of Directors, Member
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court's Family Law division, Volunteer Mediator
  • Boy Scouts of America, Legal Merit Badge Counselor

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • September 19, 2013, Santa Cruz, CA – “First Client Interview,” “Custody and Visitation,” The Basics Seminar 2013 – Family Law Track, CEB;, Lecturer, "First Client Interview,” “Custody and Visitation", CEB - The Basics of Family Law, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2013
  • Author “The Perils of Pretexting,” Family Lawyer Magazine, Winter 2014 (Divorce Marketing Group), Author, The Perils of Pretexting, Family Lawyer Magazine, Winter 2014, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2014
  • Author “No Small Matter: Domestic Violence, Child Custody and Family Code Section 3044,” Valley Lawyer, September 2014 (San Fernando Valley Bar Association), Author, No Small Matter: Domestic Violence, Child Custody and Family Code Section 3044,, Valley Lawyer, September 2014 (San Fernando Valley Bar Association), Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2014
  • Author “Pretexting and Other Electronic Evils,” ACFLS Family Law Specialist, Summer 2013, (Journal of the California Association of Certified Family Law Specialists), Author, Pretexting and Other Electronic Evils, ACFLS Family Law Specialist, Summer 2013, (Journal of the California Association of Certified Family Law Specialists), Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2013
  • Author “Putting the ‘Family’ Back in Family Law,” Valley Lawyer, May 2010 (San Fernando Valley Bar Association), Author, “Putting the ‘Family’ Back in Family Law”, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2010
  • Author “How to Hire a Divorce Lawyer and Save Money Too: The Inside Scoop From Family Lawyers.” This is an informational article designed for the general public; it is available to the public free of charge on our website., Author, How to Hire a Divorce Lawyer and Save Money Too: The Inside Scoop From Family Lawyers., Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2015
  • Update Author of “California Marital Settlement and Other Family Law Agreements - Custody” – published by CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar – University of California)., Update author, California Marital Settlement and Other Family Law Agreements - Custody, CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar – University of California), Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2017
  • 2016 - Update Author of “California Marital Settlement and Other Family Law Agreements - Custody” – published by under the auspices of CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar – University of California), Update author, California Marital Settlement and Other Family Law Agreements - Custody, CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar – University of California), Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2016
  • Author “Essentials of California Family Law,” a 300 page self-published outline of family law for use by lawyers studying to pass the family law specialist exam. I have been publishing this treatise for over 10 years, Author, Essentials of California Family Law, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2019
  • May 19, 2012, Universal City, CA – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Pay Stubs And Support Calculations ( But Were Afraid To Ask),” 44th Annual Family Lay Symposium: Back to the Basics - The Tools For Effective Case Resolution, with Hon. Harvey A. Silberman, Judge, Hon. Glenda Veasey, Cir, Ronald J. Anfuso, CPA;, Lecturer, Everything You Wanted to Know About Pay Stubs And Support Calculations ( But Were Afraid To Ask), 44th Annual Family Lay Symposium: Back to the Basics - The Tools For Effective Case Resolution - LACBA, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2012
  • April 27, 2013 – Universal City, CA – “Pretexting, Spying and Other Evils – Ethics in the Electronic Age,” 45th Annual Family Lay Symposium: Back to the Basics - The Tools for Effective Case Resolution, with Hon. David J. Cowan, Judge and Steven A. Mindel, CFLS;, Lecturer, Pretexting, Spying and Other Evils – Ethics in the Electronic Age, 45th Annual Family Lay Symposium: Back to the Basics - The Tools for Effective Case Resolution - LACBA, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2013
  • January 25, 2014, Los Angeles, CA – “Mysteries of Family Law Practice at the Mosk Courthouse – Solved!” – LACBA;, Lecturer, Mysteries of Family Law Practice at the Mosk Courthouse – Solved!, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2014
  • September 19, 2013, Santa Cruz, CA – “Getting Your Fees,” The Basics Seminar 2013 – Family Law Track, CEB;, Lecturer, Getting Your Fees,” The Basics Seminar 2013 – Family Law Track, CEB, CEB - The Basics of Family Law, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2013
  • September 18-19, 2014, Santa Barbara, CA – “Initial Client Interview,” “Financial Discovery and Disclosures,” “Getting Your Fees, “The Basics 2014: Family Law,” CEB, with Sandra Salinas, CFLS;, Lecturer, “Initial Client Interview,” “Financial Discovery and Disclosures,” “Getting Your Fees", The Basics 2014: Family Law,” CEB, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2014
  • May 19, 2014, Family Law Advocacy Training: Trial Technique Series, “Examination of the Forensic Accountant---Division of Property,” San Fernando Valley Bar Association, with William Ryden, CFLS and Mike Krycler, CPA;, Lecturer, Family Law Advocacy Training: Trial Technique Series, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2014
  • September 16, 2016, “Case Management and Trial Prep,” Newport Beach, CA – The Basics 2016: Family Law, CEB;, Lecturer, Case Management and Trial Prep, CEB - The Basics of Family Law 2016, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2016
  • June 6, 2015, “Post Disso filing documents: Crafting/ Pitfalls / Fiduciary Duty Issues/ Litigation,” Signing on the Dotted Line - 2015 Southwestern Law School Family Law Symposium, with Hon. Dianna Gould-Saltman, Judge;, Lecturer, Post Disso filing documents: Crafting/ Pitfalls / Fiduciary Duty Issues/ Litigation, 2015 Southwestern Law School Family Law Symposium, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2015
  • August, 2015, “Marital and Non-Marital Property,” Webinar, Family Law Intensive Course (FLIC) 2015, CEB;, Lecturer, Webinar, "Marital and Non-Marital Property", Family Law Intensive Course (FLIC) 2015, CEB, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2015
  • October 2015, Los Angeles, CA – “Domestic Violence in Family Law Cases,” LA Law Library Pro Bono Week MCLE series, Lecturer, LA Law Library Pro Bono Week MCLE series, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2015
  • October 29-30, 2015, Paso Robles, CA – “Custody and Support Issues for Highly Mobile and International Families,” 2015 Family Law Conference, CEB, Lecturer, 2015 Family Law Conference, CEB, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2015
  • September 16, 2016, - “Trial, Judgment and Post Trial Matters,” Newport Beach, CA – The Basics 2016: Family Law, CEB;, Lecturer, CEB - The Basics of Family Law, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2016
  • September 21, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA – “Trial, Judgment and Post-trial Matters,” The Basics 2018: Family Law, CEB;, Lecturer, CEB - The Basics of Family Law, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2018
  • August 2, 2017, CEB Live Webcast – “Family Law Intensive Course (“FLIC”): Property I,” CEB;, Lecturer, Property I, CEB Live Webcas, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2017
  • September 6, 2017, CEB Live Webcast – “Family Law Intensive Course (“FLIC”): Procedure I,” CEB;, Lecturer, CEB Live Webcast, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2017
  • May 5, 2018, LACBA – “50th Annual Family Law Symposium 2018 – New Case Management Rules: What the Court Needs From You When Presenting Your Case;” Los Angeles County Bar Association – Family Law Section (LACBA);, Lecturer, New Case Management Rules: What the Court Needs From You When Presenting Your Case, LACBA – 50th Annual Family Law Symposium 2018, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2018
  • September 21, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA – “Case Management and Trial Preparation,” The Basics 2018: Family Law, CEB, Lecturer, CEB - The Basics of Family Law, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2018
  • September 20, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA – “Parentage, Custody & Visitation,” The Basics 2018: Family Law, CEB, Lecturer, Parentage, Custody & Visitation, The Basics 2018: Family Law, CEB, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2018
  • September 20, 2018, Santa Barbara, CA – “Child and Spousal Support,” The Basics 2018: Family Law, CEB;, Lecturer, Child and Spousal Support,, The Basics 2018: Family Law, CEB, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2018
  • Author “California Family Law for Paralegals” – 7th Ed., published by Wolters Kluwer (formerly Aspen Publishing and Little Brown & Co). This widely used textbook is 704 pages in length and has been in publication for over 25 years, Author, California Family Law for Paralegals, Wolters Kluwer (formerly Aspen Publishing and Little Brown & Co), Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2019
  • Author “Essentials of California Family Law,” a 300 page self-published outline of family law for use by lawyers studying to pass the family law specialist exam. I have been publishing this treatise for over 10 years., Author, Essentials of California Family Law - Third Edition, Children, Dissolution, Divorce, Divorce Lawyers, Domestic Violence, Families, Lawyers, Property Division, Support, 2018

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • The concept of Verdicts and Settlements doesn't really apply in Family Law. I can say that Feinberg & Waller has represented a wide range of individuals, including highly recognizable celebrities, and all our clients receive the same exacting attention to detail, compassion and the the professionalism and competence one comes to expect from a law firm of our caliber. In every case, a sucessful outcome is when we can assist our clients through this difficult process in an emotionally and finacially stable way. , 2019

Videos:

  • Feinberg & Waller, in its ongoing efforts to educate the community, has produced a valuable video resource library of frequently asked family law and divorce questions., Various commentaries, 2019

Educational Background:

  • University of San Diego, Diploma in Taxation, 1983
  • California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly), Political Science, B.A., 1978

Industry Groups

  • child
  • Custody
  • Dissolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • law. divorce
  • Legal
  • Property
  • Separation
  • spousal
  • Support
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Office Location for Marshall Waller

23501 Park Sorrento
#103
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone: 877-931-6842

Fax: 818-224-2497

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Last Updated: 9/18/2019

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