S. Roger Rombro

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Manhattan Beach, CA

Rombro & Associates
 | 3405 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310-545-1900
Fax: 310-802-8849
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

With more than 40 years of experience in the legal profession, S. Roger Rombro practices in the areas of family law, divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, premarital agreements, mediation, civil litigation, business litigation, real estate, and employment litigation. A principal in the firm Rombro & Associates, Mr. Rombro has earned the highest possible rating of AV* from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, signifying preeminent legal ability and the highest standards of legal competence and professional ethics. His firm is located in Manhattan Beach, California.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Rombro served as law clerk to the Honorable Stanley N. Barnes, Judge for the United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit. He also served in the Los Angeles District Attorney's office, trying thousands of cases before the state courts. Mr. Rombro is a specialist in family law as certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Rombro received his law degree from Tulane University. He is admitted to practice within the state of California, and before the U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California as well as before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

*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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings 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, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

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

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2006, 2009 - 2020

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About Roger Rombro

Admitted: 1973, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.rombrolaw.com/About/S-R-Rombro.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • S. Roger Rombro is, and has been for over twenty years, a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Tulane University School of Law. Mr. Rombro clerked for the Honorable Stanley N. Barnes, United States Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit immediately following law school. Before entering private practice, he was a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles. He has been lead counsel in nearly 4,000 trials in the state and federal courts, nearly 300 of which were before juries. He has received an AV Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell each year for the last eighteen years, and he has been selected annually as a Southern California Super Lawyer. Mr. Rombro is also a lecturer and materials author for family law, domestic relations, ethics and trial advocacy with the National Business Institute. He was Co-Chair of the Children’s Issue Sub-Committee of the State Bar of California, Los Angeles Regional Standing Committee. He was appointed by the Board of Trustees to a three year term of office to the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California, otherwise known as “FLEXCOM,” effective October, 2013. His duties with FLEXCOM included those as Membership Chair and Co-Chair of Public Relations. He is a member of various bar associations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association, to which he serves by appointment as both an arbitrator and as a mediator for the Attorney-Client Mediation and Arbitration Services program (“ACMAS”)., 2010
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
  • Appointed to the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California; Membership Chair, October, 2013, to October, 2016; Co-Chair, Public Relations, October, 2014, to October, 2015. Published  "Contempt Demystified," Issue 1, 2016, Volume 38, Number 1; "In re Marriage of Olson Presents a Conundrum That Should Be Addressed by the Legislature, 2017," Issue 1, Volume 39, Member, Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, State Bar of California, Family Law Section, 1984
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California,(“FLEXCOM”); Membership Chair, October, 2013, to present.
  • California, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1984
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Administrator for Family Law Mediation and Pro Bono Attorney Panels for matters in the Southwest District
  • Vice-Chair. Member, Board of Directors, South Bay Bar Association, 2002 to 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1984
  • Vice-Chair, State Bar of California, Family Law Section, Children's Issues Committee, 1984
  • Member, Board of Directors, South Bay Bar Association, 2002 - 2008
  • He was Co-Chair of the Children’s Issue Sub-Committee of the State Bar of California, Los Angeles Regional Standing Committee. He was appointed by the Board of Trustees to a three year term of office to the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California, otherwise known as “FLEXCOM,” effective October, 2013. His duties with FLEXCOM included those as Membership Chair and Co-Chair of Public Relations., 2012
  • Member, State Bar Family Law Section Children's Issues Committee (South), 1984 - present
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1974

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Scoutmaster, Troop 860, 2000 to 2009
  • Manager and Coach, Little League, 1982 to 1984; 1996 to 1998
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Los Angeles Superior Court, 1989 - Present
  • Mediator, LACBA Dispute Resolution Services, 1991 - 1996
  • Scoutmaster, Troop 851, 1987 to 1992
  • Coach and Referee, AYSO 1985 to 1998
  • Mediator, Los Angeles Superior Court, ADR for family law matters, 1992 - Present
  • Member, Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach, 1996 - Present
  • Cubmaster, Cub Scout Pack 860, 1996 to 2004
  • Mediator, Los Angeles Superior Court, ADR, now “DSO,” for family law matters, 1992 to present. Co-Chair and member of the Children’s Issue Sub-Committee of the State Bar of California, Los Angeles Regional Standing Committee, 1984 to 2013; Arbitrator and mediator, LACBA Attorney-Client Mediation and Arbitration Services program (“ACMAS”), 2014 to the present., 1984
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1980 - 1988
  • Arbitrator, Los Angeles Superior Court, 1992 - 1996

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer and Materials Author for Family Law, Ethics and Trial Advocacy, National Business Institutes, 2003 - Present
  • Contempt Demystified, Issue 1, 2016, Volume 38, Number 1; In re Marriage of Olson Presents a Conundrum That Should Be Addressed by the Legislature, 2017, Issue 1, Volume 39., Author, 2016
  • The State Bar of California Family Law News, Contempt Demystified, Issue 1, 2016, Volume 38, Number 1; In re Marriage of Olson Presents a Conundrum That Should Be Addressed by the Legislature, 2017, Issue 1, Volume 39, 2016

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Transportation Officer Candidate School - Commissioned Second Lieutenant, United States Army, 1967

Educational Background:

  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1966
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Office Location for S. Roger Rombro

3405 North Sepulveda Boulevard
Suite 200
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Phone: 310-545-1900

Fax: 310-802-8849

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