Ilana P. Schauer
Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Encino, CA
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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 Expertise.com. 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.
- 100%Family Law
Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law
- Rising Stars: 2022
About Ilana P. Schauer
First Admitted: 2013, California
Professional Webpage: https://www.lawofficeofips.com/
- California, 2013
- Member- Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Family Law Section., 2020
- Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section. , 2020
- 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
Last Updated: 5/15/2022