Maya Shulman

Top rated Family Law attorney in Calabasas, California

Shulman Family Law Group
Maya Shulman
Shulman Family Law Group

Practice Areas: Family Law, International; view more

Licensed in California since: 2000

Education: University of West Los Angeles

Languages Spoken: English, Russian

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010
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Shulman Family Law Group

23622 Calabasas Road
Suite 240
Calabasas, CA 91302 Visit website


The founder of Shulman Family Law Group, Maya Shulman offers legal representation to those in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties who are dealing with issues of family law, including divorce and custody. Her years of working with complex, difficult family law matters prepared her to handle complicated matters of move away cases, interstate and international family law. With a deep commitment to confidentiality and discretion, Ms. Shulman often handles complex matters of custody, surrogacy and entangled divorce for residents of California.

Ms. Shulman studied medicine at the Medical Academy in Latvia; earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Brooklyn College in 1995; and then went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law in 1999. A former family law instructor at the paralegal program at the Los Angeles Valley College, Ms. Shulman is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and California, and before the Supreme Court of California, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U. S. Supreme Court.

Also handling matters of adoption and assisted reproduction technologies, Ms. Shulman is a member of the family law sections of The Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, Ventura County  and the American Bar Associations. Other professional associations and memberships include The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. 

With the ability to speak Russian, and understand Slavic languages of the Eastern Europe, Ms. Shulman is well versed in the issues the US immigriant population faces and has worked in the past with St. Vincent’s Center for Family Law.

Practice areas

Family Law, International

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 90% Family Law
  • 10% International

First Admitted: 2000, California

Professional Webpage:

  • Selected one of Southern California’s Rising Star family law attorneys, 2004 – 2005, 2007 – 2010
  • AV Preeminent, The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, 2013
  • Recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as a Top Woman SuperLawyer, 2014 – 2017
Educational Background:
  • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1995
  • University of Latvia School of Medicine,1987-1989
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2002
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, 2019
  • Supreme Court of California, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2000
  • IAJLJ, The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, Member, 2005
  • The State Bar California, 2000
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2000
  • The Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 2014
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Harriett Buhai Center For Family Law, 2005
  • St. Vincent’s Center For Family Law , 2001
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Memmber of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts , 2014
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • An author and contributed to the book Strategies for Family Law in California, 2015 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Understanding Developments in California Family Law (Inside the Minds). The book is available at,, Thomson Reuters, 2018
  • Instructor at Los Angeles Valley College, Family Law, Paralegal Program., 2006

Office location for Maya Shulman

23622 Calabasas Road
Suite 240
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone: 800-230-1770


10 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2004 - 2005, 2007 - 2010

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