Harold J. Stanton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Woodland Hills, CA

Stanton Law Corporation
 | 6320 Canoga Ave, Suite 1620
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 818-501-4224
Fax: 818-501-2021
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1966
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Harold J. Stanton, UCLA Law School Juris Doctorate (1965), Senior Editor of the Law Review. Former California Deputy Attorney General and civil litigator with Loeb & Loeb. Member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ("AAML") since 1979, President of the Southern California Chapter (2006) and Dean of its Institute for Trial Advocacy (2005), and Institute lecturer (2011). Lectured on Intellectual Property issues in Family Law at the Association of Certified Family Law Specialist's Spring 2017 Seminar.  Lecturer on Zen Techniques for Family Lawyers for the American Bar Association, Family Law Section, and the AAML.

Hal uses his business law background and negotiating skills to avoid unnecessary litigation and, when necessary, uses his experience and talent to prevail in the courtroom. Hal practices law with his wife and partner, Marian L. Stanton, Esq. with their primary office in Woodland Hills, California. He has written, produced, and directed the films Marriage of Mardel and the sequel, Mardell II, for AAML Institutes and other legal seminars, and recently completed his documentary film on Zen The Legend of Bodhidharma (www.tbfoa.org).  Hal has lectured on such issues as intellectual property in family law cases, celebrity good will, and business issues for family lawyers.   He has extensive education, training and experience in litigation, mediation, arbitration and negotiation.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Mediation, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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About Harold Stanton

Admitted: 1966, California

Professional Webpage: http://stantonlawcorp.com/wp/about-hal-and-marian/

Honors/Awards:

  • Voted a Super Lawyer in Family Law by Los Angeles Magazine, 10 consecutive years
  • Most Outstanding Member of the UCLA Law Review

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Arbitrator, Family Law Mediator, L.A. Superior Courts

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law
  • Completed Advanced Mediation Training, Pepperdine School of Law
  • United States District Court Bar, January 1966
  • Dean, AAML So. Cal. Chapter 2005 Trial Advocacy Institute
  • Member, L.A. County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Municipal Courts
  • California State Bar, January 1966
  • Member of Board of Governors, National AAML
  • Member, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers(AAML), So Cal Chapter since 1979
  • President, AAML So. Cal. Chapter, 2005 - 2006

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • A.B.A. Mediation Training Program, Stanford Law School
  • Writer, Producer, Director, Short Film "Marriage of Mardell" and "Mardell ll" for legal seminar, AAML Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington and Oregon
  • Writer, Producer, Director, Documentary on History of AAML So. Cal. Chapter, 2011
  • Community Property and the  Right of Publicity, Los Angeles Lawyer, Vol. 9, No. 2
  • The Celebrity's Right to Publicity, Family Advocate - ABA Journal , Vol. 9
  • Senior Editor, Comment on Land Use Planning, Volume 12, UCLA Law Review, 1964 - 1965
  • Lecturer, AAML
  • Lecturer, American Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Los Angeles County
  • Lecturer, Beverly Hills

Educational Background:

  • UCLA School of Business and Economics, Bachelor of Science, 1962

Industry Groups

  • American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Section
  • California Bar Association Family Law Section
  • International Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section
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Office Location for Harold J. Stanton

6320 Canoga Ave
Suite 1620
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 818-501-4224

Fax: 818-501-2021

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Last Updated: 9/19/2019

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