Dvorah Markman

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law & Mediation Office of Dvorah Markman
 | 1801 Century Park East, 9th FL
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-556-0131
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Dvorah Markman is the founder of the Law & Mediation Office of Dvorah Markman. Located in Los Angeles, California, she focuses her practice exclusively on family law alternative dispute resolution methods, including collaborative divorce and mediation. As such, Ms. Markman assists clients throughout the greater metropolitan area who are facing the end of their marriages and who would prefer to reach accords on such divorce-related issues as property division, child custody and visitation, and alimony and child support outside of the courtroom.

Ms. Markman is a co-founder and current member of the Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association, and she is a former chair of the executive committee of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She is frequently asked to deliver presentations on family law mediation and collaborative law to members of the Los Angeles County and Beverly Hills bar associations as well as The State Bar of California. Highly regarded by her fellow professionals for the ethical and sensitive way in which she handles what are often very emotional issues, Ms. Markman is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

A recipient of a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis, Ms. Markman subsequently received her legal education from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1973. She began her career as a deputy district attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and then had a criminal defense practice before switching to family law in 1987. Ms. Markman turned exclusively to alternative dispute resolution in 2001. Admitted to practice before all California state courts, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

*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
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Family Law (100%)

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2012

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About Dvorah Markman

Admitted: 1973, California

Professional Webpage: http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/55876

Honors/Awards:

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent 2003 – Present
  • Super Lawyer 2010 – 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Hills Bar, and Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association (1990 – Present)
  • Presenter/Organizer of continuing education panels for Family Law Litigation, Mediation,and Collaborative Law for the Los Angeles County Bar, State Bar, Beverly
  • Chair/Co-Chair, various Alternative Dispute Resolution Committees, Los Angeles CountyBar, Family Law Section (1994 – 2006)
  • Co-Founder, 4th Thursday Joint Mediator/Retired Judicial Officer MSC Volunteer Program
  • Mediator/Daily Settlement Officer, Dept. 2, Los Angeles Superior Court (1996 – Present)
  • Founding member (2005) and current member of Los Angeles Collaborative Family LawAssociation
  • Member, Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Section (1992 – 2007)
  • Chair, Executive Committee, Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar (2006 – 2007)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee Participant (2007 –Present)
  • State Bar of California – 1973
  • U.S. District Court, Central District – 1975

Educational Background:

  • Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, B.A. – 1961
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Office Location for Dvorah Markman

1801 Century Park East
9th FL
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: 310-556-0131

 

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