Diana P. Zitser

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Zitser Family Law Group, APC
 | 1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-818-7491
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021
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 Zitser Family Law Group, APC, Ms. Zitser focuses her practice exclusively on family law matters.  Ms. Zitser has represented clients in cases relating to high net worth divorce, later-in-life divorces, legal separation, support modifications, pre/postnuptial agreements, property division and complex assets, negotiating, and drafting marital settlement agreements, 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, seven years in a row, 2015-2021
    • 2019 Top 100 Attorney in Southern California by Super Lawyers 
    • 2017-2021 Top 50 Women Attorney in Southern California by Super Lawyers
    • The highest-possible peer rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell
    • 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 and "People Love Us on Yelp" Award from Yelp. 
    • One of Expertise.com’s Best Divorce Lawyers in  Los Angeles in 2016-2021 
    • 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 Miracles for Kids (www.miraclesforkids.org) offering support to families with critically-ill children.  

    * 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, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2007

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    About Diana Zitser

    Admitted: 1997, California

    Professional Webpage: http://zitserlaw.com/index.php


    • Chosen as one of 25 Best Divorce Lawyers in Los Angeles, Expertise.com
    • Top 50 Women Southern California Super Lawyers, 2017
    • Clients' Choice Award, Avvo
    • Ten Most Dependable Family Law Attorneys of the West, Forbes Magazine
    • Top 25 Lawyers of the Valley, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2007
    • the Global Award for excellence, Corporate LiveWire Global Awards, 2016
    • Perfect "10.0" Rating, AVVO
    • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
    • The 25 Best Divorce Lawyers in 2016-2019, Expertise.com
    • Ten Most Dependable Family Law Attorneys of the West, Forbes - Goldline Research, 2008
    • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Magazine
    • Best Divorce Lawyer in Los Angeles, https://www.expertise.com/ca/los-angeles/divorce-attorney, 2017
    • Top 25 Lawyers in the San Fernando Valley, SFV Business Journal
    • LiveWire's 2016 Global Award

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Family Law Specialist, 2002

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Department.
    • Volunteer Daily Settlement Officer for the Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Department

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • 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
    • Adult support in California , co-author, Family Secrets: Filial Support and California Law, Valley Lawyer Magazine, Legal, 2017
    • An MCLE article about issues faced by couples in Later-in-Life divorces., Co-author, When Divorces Go Grey, Valley Lawyer Magazine, Legal, 2012
    • 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


    Industry Groups

    • Annulments
    • Child and Divorce
    • Divorce
    • Family Law
    • Legal Separation
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    Office Location for Diana P. Zitser

    1901 Avenue of the Stars
    Suite 1100
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

    Phone: 310-818-7491

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    Last Updated: 4/19/2021

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