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Barbara Irshay Zipperman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Encino, CA

Phone: 818-528-8503
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1978
Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Attorney Profile

Attorney Barbara Irshay Zipperman is the founder and owner of The Law and Mediation Offices of Barbara Irshay Zipperman, A Professional Corporation in Encino, California. A nationally ranked, preeminent lawyer with more than 42 years of legal experience, Ms. Zipperman provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Los Angeles and surrounding areas who have legal need involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

· Child custody, visitation and parenting plans

· Child support

· Modifications and enforcements

· Premarital agreements

· Mediation and consensual dispute resolution

A highly compassionate attorney, Ms. Zipperman provides invaluable counsel to help her clients make the best-informed decisions about the legal issues that will affect them and their families for years to come. Devoted to helping her clients obtain their divorces with dignity, she strives to help them resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements through mediation, collaborative law and other consensual dispute resolution techniques as opposed to expensive, time-consuming and adversarial court battles. However, she will not hesitate to take her clients' matters to court if necessary.

As an attorney, Ms. Zipperman has gained a reputation for guiding her clients through the divorce process with sensitivity and skill, and she has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers. She has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many families in her community during their most difficult and uncertain times.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Zipperman is the current president of the San Fernando Valley Collaborative Professionals, and she has served on the executive committee of the San Fernando Valley's Family Law Section. She is also a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association's Family Law Section, the Family Law and ADR Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association, among her other professional affiliations.

A 1973 graduate of California State University, Northridge, Ms. Zipperman obtained her Juris Doctor from Mid-Valley College of Law in 1978.

*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
  • 60%Family Law
  • 40%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

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


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Barbara Irshay Zipperman

First Admitted: 1978

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • President of Family Divorce Solutions (San Fernando Valley Collaborative Professionals), 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California, 2017
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Office Location for Barbara Irshay Zipperman

16133 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 685
Encino, CA 91436

Phone: 818-528-8503

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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