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Ilana P. Schauer

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Encino, CA

Law Office of Ilana P. Schauer
16133 Ventura Blvd, Suite 700
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: 323-612-5153
Fax: 323-978-6157
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Family Law
Languages Spoken: English, Russian
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Attorney Profile

Ilana Plotkin Schauer is the attorney backing the Law Office of Ilana Schauer in Encino, California. She founded the firm with a vision to offer reliable and robust services to the residents of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. Well known for her strategic acumen, she offers compassionate guidance to families during a time of transition or conflict. 

Over her career spanning nearly a decade, Mrs. Schauer has helped hundreds of families chart a way forward by assisting with matters involving prenuptial and cohabitation agreements, child support, child custody and visitation, divorce/legal separation, domestic violence, civil harassment restraining orders and post-decree modifications.

On the dean’s list while at the University of California, Los Angeles, Mrs. Schauer completed her Bachelor of Science in psychology in 2009. She attended the Pepperdine University Rick J. Caruso School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctor in 2013 with a certificate in Criminal Law Practice. During her time at Pepperdine University, she was a member of the Jewish Law Students Association. She passed the California bar examination and became licensed to practice the same year.

Proficient in Russian, Mrs. Schauer functioned as a judicial intern at the Superior Court of New Jersey in Bergen County in the family law division and as a law clerk at the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. Additionally, she gained extensive experience working for several nonprofit organizations and other esteemed Los Angeles law firms before establishing her own firm.

Hailing from Los Angeles, Mrs. Schauer relies on great work to build her reputation. She has received many five-star reviews, along with an “Excellent” rating on Avvo. She was listed among the “Best Divorce Lawyers in Sherman Oaks” by Perhaps more importantly, she has earned many testimonials from her satisfied clients. 

Mrs. Schauer takes pride in contributing to her community. Early in her career, she worked as a behavioral interventionist for children affected by autism and other pervasive developmental disorders, helping them eliminate disruptive and negative behaviors.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

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


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About Ilana P. Schauer

First Admitted: 2013, California

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • California, 2013
  • Member- Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Family Law Section., 2020
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section. , 2020

Educational Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2009 with a certificate in Criminal Law Practice, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Vast Program, 2021, 2021
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Office Location for Ilana P. Schauer

16133 Ventura Blvd
Suite 700
Encino, CA 91436

Phone: 323-612-5153

Fax: 323-978-6157

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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