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Jeanann F. Khalife

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Newport Beach, CA

Alternative Divorce Solutions
160 Newport Center Drive, Suite 205
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 855-684-8751
Fax: 949-209-0425
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2012
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: Arabic, English
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeanann F. Khalife is a partner, mediator and case manager with Alternative Divorce Solutions, which has law offices in Newport Beach, Long Beach and Carlsbad, California. A top-rated lawyer with more than nine years of total legal experience, Ms. Khalife provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout her region who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families. 

Certified in Divorce Mediation from the ADS Institute for Best Practices in Divorce Mediation program in 2014, Ms. Khalife strives to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements without the need for expensive, stressful and time-consuming litigation. From her efforts, she has achieved a long record of helping her clients obtain their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, and she has worked with clients from all corners of the globe, including those in the Muslim community.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Khalife has earned an Attorneys of Distinction designation along with a listing as a Top Attorney of North America by the Who's Who Directory. She has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

Ms. Khalife obtained her Juris Doctor in 2011 from Whitter Law School, where she was a member of the Moot Court Honors Board and the Trial Advocacy Honors Board. She was also a Dean's Fellow and received the Grace Gamra Scholarship and Dean’s Merit Scholarship. She also served as vice president of the Public Interests Law Foundation.

Ms. Khalife received her license to practice in 2012 from The State Bar of California, and she began her legal career focusing primarily on litigation. Realizing she was not always comfortable with the amount of conflict involved in litigation, she shifted her focus to mediation and alternative dispute resolution techniques.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021

About Jeanann F. Khalife

First Admitted: 2012, California

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • Whittier Law School, Public Interest Law Foundation, Vice President


  • Attorneys of Distinction section, 2017, Orange County Business Journal
  • Recipient, Grace Gamra Scholarship and Dean’s Merit Scholarship; Moot Court Honors Board, Member, Whittier Law School
  • Top Attorney in North America, Who's-Who Directory

Industry Groups

  • Divorce Mediation
  • Legal Separation
  • Mediation
  • Post Order Modifications
  • Post-marital Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • QDRO
  • Uncontested Dissolution
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Office Location for Jeanann F. Khalife

160 Newport Center Drive
Suite 205
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 855-684-8751

Fax: 949-209-0425

Last Updated: 2/26/2021

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