Robert J. Nachshin

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of Robert J. Nachshin, P.C.
 | 11355 W Olympic Blvd, Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 310-478-4600
Fax: 310-478-4700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2015, 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As founder of the Law Offices of Robert J. Nachshin, P.C., Mr. Nachshin is devoted to representing the rights of clients in Los Angeles, California. He focuses his practice on handling family law cases that involve matters such as child custody, property division and divorce.

In 1972, Mr. Nachshin graduated cum laude with a degree in geography and political science from Bucknell University. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 1976.

A legal battle can be stressful for any kind of family. For decades, Mr. Nachshin has been working with a range of clients, including business professionals, high net worth couples, celebrities, professional athletes and homemakers. He knows that issues surrounding family law can profoundly affect someone's finances and future. Certified as a family law specialist by The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Nachshin is especially adept at working with prenuptial agreements and protecting his clients' rights to assets.

Approaching each case with care and compassion, Mr. Nachshin takes the time to understand his client's situation and develop a legal strategy to support his or her best interests. To remain flexible to his clients' needs, he will meet with them after-hours and on weekends, if necessary.

For his continued success, Mr. Nachshin has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; and he holds an Avvo "Superb" rating.

A published author and frequent guest lecturer, Mr. Nachshin is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the American Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Father's Rights


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Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006 - 2015, 2019

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About Robert Nachshin

Admitted: 1977, California

Professional Webpage:


  • I received an award from Columbia Law School for outstanding performance in connection with mock jury trials during law school.   At that time, I was captain of the Columbia Law School mock jury trial team.  , Columbia Law School Jury Trial Award, Columbia Law School
  • Highest Ranking in the Martindale Hubbell Registry

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Specialist

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • I served on the Family Law Executive Committee for Los Angeles County for approximately 5 years.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • I have served as a volunteer mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court for approximately 5 years.   During that time, I would help family law litigants resolve their cases prior to trial. 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Barry Bonds: Baseball’s Superman
  • How To Survive Your Divorce
  • Wedding Planning For Dummies
  • I Do, You Do…But Just Sign Here: A Quick and Easy Guide to Cohabitation, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Representative Clients:

  • Richard Chamberlain  (actor and entertainer)
  • Various other high-profile and high-net-worth individuals from the areas of entertainment, finance, business, politics, etc. whose identities cannot be disclosed for confidentiality reasons. 
  • John McTiernan  (film director)
  • Jack Palance   (actor and entertainer)
  • David Carradine  (actor and entertainer)
  • David Cassidy   (musician, actor, and entertainer)
  • Burt Bacharach  (musician and entertainer)
  • John Moores (former owner of the San Diego Padres Major League Baseball franchise)
  • Robert Iger (President and CEO of the Walt Disney Company)
  • Buck Owens (Country music legend)
  • Bret Saberhagen  (former Major League Baseball player)
  • Oscar de la Hoya   (fomer professional boxing champion)
  • Sheree Smith (the ex-wife of actor/entertainer Will Smith)
  • Sonya Miller (the wife of Percy "Master P" Miller, the hip hop industry mogul)
  • Alana Stewart   (ex-wife of musician Rod Stewart)
  • Gary Sheffield  (former Major League Baseball player)
  • Brian Grant (former NBA player)
  • Terry McMillan  (novelist and screen writer)
  • Don Bellisario  (Television producer)
  • Shad Moss  (aka "Bow Wow")   (actor, musician, entertainer)
  • Calvin "Snoop Dogg" Broadus  (musician, entertainer, public figure)
  • Barry Bonds  (former Major League Baseball Superstar)

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Internet sources that have also featured Weston and Nachshin include:, Yahoo Finance, CBS Marketwatch, Court and many others
  • Radio shows include those aired on KNX, KABC, XM Satellite Radio and affiliates of NBC and ABC
  • Quoted frequently in print articles including the Los Angeles Times, People Magazine, Us Weekly Magazine, New York Times, New York Daily News, Modern Bride, Glamour, ESPN Magazine, US Weekly, Dallas Morning News, Christian Science Monitor, Wall Street Journal, New York Times Syndicate, American Medical News, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Riviera Magazine, Worth Magazine and Los Angeles Magazine
  • Appeared on television shows such as: “Entertainment Tonight,” “Life & Style Television,” “Extra,” “Burden of Proof,” “CBS: This Morning,” “E! Entertainment,” “CNN Headline News,” “Celebrity Justice,” and “Inside Edition” among others

Educational Background:

  • Columbia University (Masters of International Affairs)
  • Columbia Law School (JD)
  • Bucknell University, Honors: cum laude
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Office Location for Robert J. Nachshin

11355 W Olympic Blvd
Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Phone: 310-478-4600

Fax: 310-478-4700

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Last Updated: 4/12/2019

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