William P. Glavin, IV

Top rated Family Law attorney in El Segundo, California

Law Offices of William P. Glavin
William P. Glavin, IV
Law Offices of William P. Glavin

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in California since: 1988

Education: Pepperdine University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2009 - 2024

Law Offices of William P. Glavin

841 Apollo St
Suite 450
El Segundo, CA 90245 Visit website


Located in El Segundo, California, William P. Glavin is the principal attorney at the Law Offices of William P. Glavin. Certified as a specialist in family law by the Board of Legal Specialization of The State Bar of California, he focuses his practice exclusively on that area of the law, providing representation to clients throughout the southern part of Los Angeles County.

In his matrimonial practice, Mr. Glavin assists clients who are contemplating or going through a divorce, and he accordingly provides advice and counsel on issues such as child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and complex asset and debt division. In addition to litigating these matters, he also has experience in helping his clients reach an accord through mediation. Mr. Glavin also helps people who are seeking enforcement or modifications of existing divorce orders, and the other family law matters that he has handled have included paternity disputes, grandparents' rights, and the obtaining of protective orders for clients who have been the victims of domestic violence.

A 1985 recipient of a Bachelor of Arts in business and media communications, Mr. Glavin obtained his legal education at Pepperdine University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1988. After graduation, he worked for two prominent family law firms before establishing his own practice. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Glavin has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has had numerous articles on family law topics published, and he has appeared on local radio and television programs. Admitted to practice in California, he is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and other legal groups.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 1988, California

Professional Webpage: http://glavinlaw.com/dt_team/william-p-glavin/

Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • In re Marriage of Tong and Samson (2011) 197 Cal. App. 4th 23
  • McGinley v. Herman, (1996) 50 Cal.App.4th 936; 57 Cal.Rptr. 2d 921
  • In re Marriage of Ciprari (2019) 32 Cal. App. 5th 83
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member, Riverside Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Mediator, Los Angeles Superior Court Volunteer Mediation program
  • Legal Advisor, Grandparents as Parents
  • Member and Past-President, Manhattan Beach Kiwanis Club
  • Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals, 2004
  • One of the Top Southern California Family Law “Super Lawyers”, Los Angeles Magazine, 2006
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 2000-2001
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, 2000
Educational Background:
  • North Central College in Chicago, Illinois, cum laude, Double Major: Business and Media Communications, 1985

Office location for William P. Glavin, IV

841 Apollo St
Suite 450
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: 310-882-0000


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006, 2009 - 2024

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