Dena A. Kleeman

Top rated Family Law attorney in Beverly Hills, California

Kleeman • Kremen Family Lawyers
Dena A. Kleeman
Kleeman • Kremen Family Lawyers

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in California since: 1983

Education: Stanford Law School

Languages Spoken: English, Hebrew

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023
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Kleeman • Kremen Family Lawyers

499 North Canon Drive
Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 Visit website


Dena A. Kleeman has practiced family law since her 1983 graduation from Stanford Law School, becoming a California Certified Family Law Specialist in 1994 and receiving specialized training as a divorce mediator in 1998. During the course of her career, Ms. Kleeman has handled complex divorce matters involving business valuation, divorce taxation, real property, compensation, benefits, and intellectual property issues.

Ms. Kleeman prepares premarital agreements to structure her clients' financial arrangements during marriage and prevent divorce-related problems that might otherwise ensue. Although her philosophy is to resolve matters by settlement, she aggressively represents her clients in litigation whenever called for. Ms. Kleeman teams with her partner, Ruth Kremen, and lawyers from other disciplines, to assure that her clients receive the most knowledgeable, attentive, and professional legal services they require for all facets of a family law case.

Ms. Kleeman also has an expertise in child custody. After graduating from Wesleyan University in 1977, she went on to obtain her certification as a teacher for developmentally delayed children from Thalians Mental Health Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 1978. Ms. Kleeman brings this training to bear, along with her many years of family law experience, in her representation of parents in divorce and parentage matters. Her expertise extends to representing parents in international and Hague convention custody matters.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1983, California

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • LA County Bar Association - Family Law Section - Officer and Current Vice-Chair (2020-2023)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee (2014-present); Officer (2020-present) Chair, Legislation and Custody Colloquium Subcommittees (2019-present)...
  • Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association (2003-2004)
  • Member, Association for Certified Family Law Specialists (1994-present)
  • Member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Chair and Co-Chair, Century City bar, Family Law Section (1992-1996)
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tempore
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court, Family Law Settlement Officer
  • , AV-Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • , Phi Beta Kappa
Educational Background:
  • Stanford Law School, 1983
  • Wesleyan University, M.A., 1977
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, with honors in Anthropology, 1977
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 1994
  • Certificate, Family Mediation Training, Mosten Mediation Center, 1998
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Temporary Judge - LA County Superior Court Settlement Officer - LA County Superior Court Lawyer Resolution Services, Los Angeles County Attorney - Client Fee Arbitrator, 2020

Office location for Dena A. Kleeman

499 North Canon Drive
Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Phone: 310-247-0727


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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