Joyce S. Mendlin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

Rosenberg, Mendlin & Rosen, LLP
 | 528 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401 2408
Phone: 424-416-7680
Fax: 310-899-9006
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013, 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (50%),
  • Business Litigation (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Admitted to practice in the state of California, Joyce S. Mendlin is an attorney at Rosenberg Mendlin & Rosen, LLP, and represents the people and businesses of Palo Alto and Santa Monica, California, in cases of trust litigation, trust administration, inverse condemnation, real property litigation and business litigation and counseling. Extensively experienced in alternative dispute resolution, she completed the Strauss Dispute Resolution training to certify as a volunteer mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court.

    Ms. Mendlin is a member of the Santa Monica Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association and was a finalist for "Lawyer of the Year" from Consumer Attorneys of California in 2008. For her commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, she earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    A published author with several pieces in Los Angeles Lawyer, Ms. Mendlin graduated from St. John’s College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1975. At Southwestern University School of Law, she continued her education and earned a Juris Doctor in 1979. While in law school, she was a member of the Law Review, a judicial extern in the California Court of Appeal and a member of the SCALE program.

    She has represented contractors and subcontractors, property owners, members of the Santa Monica Farmers Market Litigation, and various individuals and corporations in business litigation cases involving partnership disputes, misappropriated assets and shareholder elections. In cases of reverse condemnation, Ms. Mendlin has represented many clients against various government entities such as Santa Clara County, Monterey County and Riverside County.

    *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
    • 50%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 50%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Will Contests


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2013, 2019 - 2021

    Email Me

    To: Joyce S. Mendlin
    Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry


    The information contained in this web site is intended to convey general information. It should not be construed as legal advice or opinion. It is not an offer to represent you, nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The use of the internet or this contact form for communication is not necessarily a secure environment. Contacting a lawyer or law firm email through this service will not create an attorney-client relationship, and information will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential.

    About Joyce Mendlin

    Admitted: 1980, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    • Finalist for Consumer Attorneys of California ‘Lawyer of the Year’, 2008
    • Super Lawyer, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Santa Monica Bar Association
    • California
    • California Court of Appeal, 1979
    • Los Angeles County Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Mediator, Los Angeles Superior Court

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Applying the Inverse Condemnation Remedy to Water Damage", Los Angeles Lawyer, April 2015 (Co-Author with Roger M. Rosen), co author, 2015
    • "Obtaining Recovery for Property Damage through Inverse Condemnation", Los Angeles Lawyer, January 2011 (Co-Author with Roger M. Rosen), 2011
    • Co-Speaker with Roger M. Rosen for Beverly Hills Bar Association "Floods, Muds, Slides & Spills - Compensation for Property Damage through Inverse Condemnation:, Co-Speaker, 2015
    Find Me Online
    Website -
    Show More
    Office Location for Joyce S. Mendlin

    528 Colorado Avenue
    Santa Monica, CA 90401 2408

    Phone: 424-416-7680

    Fax: 310-899-9006

    Joyce S. Mendlin:

    Last Updated: 7/21/2020

    Page Generated: 0.54341602325439 sec