Steven E. Briggs

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Newport Beach, CA

Attorney at Law
 | 2700 Newport Boulevard, Suite 172, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone: 949-673-7410
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Steven E. Briggs provides insightful representation in an array of high-end family law matters to clients in the Newport Beach, California, community. Mr. Briggs draws from his four decades of legal experience to guide clients through the high-asset divorce process and negotiate complex matters, including asset division, business valuation, child custody and spousal support. He is board certified by the State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization in family law, a practice area that he has focused on exclusively since 1982.

    Mr. Briggs earned his undergraduate degree from the University of San Diego and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. He was admitted to practice before California state courts in 1971 and currently practices before the Superior Court of Orange County, the California Supreme Court and the United States Supreme Court. Named in the 2012 edition of "Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers," Mr. Briggs has gained the respect of not only his clients but also his colleagues. He earned the prestigious Charles Garrity Award from the Family Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association in 2009 for his excellence and professionalism in the field of family law, and his peers have recognized him with Martindale-Hubbell's AV-Preeminent* rating.

    Mr. Briggs is a member of the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Orange County Bar Association. He has delivered numerous continuing legal education courses for the University of California's Continuing Education of the Bar program, the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

    *AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are 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
    • 100%Family Law


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    About Steven Briggs

    Admitted: 1971, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • AV Rated
    • Named in the 2012 edition of "Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers"

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Family Law, State Bar of California

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, California State Bar Association
    • Member, Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • California, 1971
    • Member, Orange County Bar Association
    • Member, Orange County Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • CLE Participation, California Continuing Education of the Bar
    • California Family Law Review Programs

    Educational Background:

    • University of San Diego, B.S.
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    Office Location for Steven E. Briggs

    2700 Newport Boulevard, Suite 172
    Newport Beach, CA 92663

    Phone: 949-673-7410

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    Last Updated: 8/28/2020

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