Diana P. Zitser

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of Diana P. Zitser, APC
 | 5200 Lankershim Boulevard, Suite 850
Los Angeles, CA 91601
Phone: 818-763-5274
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
Attorney Profile

A Certified Family Law Specialist and founder of the Law Offices of Diana P. Zitser, Ms. Zitser focuses her practice exclusively on family law matters.  Ms. Zitser has represented clients in cases relating to high net worth divorce, separation, support modifications, pre/postnuptial agreements, property division and complex assets, paternity actions, move-away cases and annulments.

Ms. Zitser is licensed to practice before all of the Courts of the State of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

In recognition of her professional accomplishments and commitment to legal ethics, Ms. Zitser has earned numerous awards and accolades, including:

  • A recognized “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine – an honor reserved for the top 5% of the nation’s attorneys
  • The highest-possible peer rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017 and 2018 Top 50 Women Southern California Lawyers
  • Top 25 Lawyers in the San Fernando Valley (SFV Business Journal)
  • Named one of the Ten Most Dependable Family Law Attorneys of the West by Forbes Magazine
  • A perfect “10.0” rating from Avvo for “peer recognition and client satisfaction”
  • Clients’ Choice Award from Avvo
  • One of Expertise.com’s Best Divorce Lawyers in  Los Angeles in 2016 and 2017 and 2018
  • Winner of LiveWire’s Global Award in 2016

Ms. Zitser is a member of the State Bar of California (Member, Family Law Section), Los Angeles County Bar Association, and San Fernando Valley Bar (Member, Family Law Section).  She also serves on the Board of Directors of a Non-Profit organization "CMomA" (www.cmoma.org) offering support to childless individuals and couples who seek to adopt children in need.

* 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%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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About Diana Zitser

Admitted: 1997, California

Professional Webpage: http://zitserlaw.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=artic...

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Divorce Lawyer in Los Angeles, https://www.expertise.com/ca/los-angeles/divorce-attorney, 2017
  • the Global Award for excellence, Corporate LiveWire Global Awards, 2016
  • Chosen as one of 25 Best Divorce Lawyers in Los Angeles, Expertise.com, 2016
  • Ten Most Dependable Family Law Attorneys of the West, Forbes - Goldline Research, 2008
  • Top 25 Lawyers of the Valley, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2007
  • Perfect "10.0" Rating, AVVO
  • LiveWire's 2016 Global Award
  • The 25 Best Divorce Lawyers in 2016 and 2017, Expertise.com
  • Ten Most Dependable Family Law Attorneys of the West, Forbes Magazine
  • Top 25 Lawyers in the San Fernando Valley, SFV Business Journal
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo
  • Top 50 Women Southern California Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Specialist, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, The Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) of the Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Section, San Fernando Valley Bar
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Section, State Bar of California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, CMomA (www.cmoma.org)
  • Volunteer Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Department.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • An article about navigating the unique issued faced by couples in a divorce action, published by Daily Journal, Co-author, Till death, we divorce, Daily Journal, Legal, 2017
  • Third party liability for attorney fees and costs in divorce cases, published in the Valley Lawyer magazine, Co-author, Third Party Liability, Valley Lawyer Magazine, 2014
  • An MCLE article about issues faced by couples in Later-in-Life divorces., Co-author, When Divorces Go Grey, Valley Lawyer Magazine, Legal, 2012

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Industry Groups

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Office Location for Diana P. Zitser

5200 Lankershim Boulevard
Suite 850
Los Angeles, CA 91601

Phone: 818-763-5274

 

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Last Updated: 5/23/2018

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