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Elisabeth Donovan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Irvine, CA

Law Office of Elisabeth A. Donovan, P.C.
9210 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949-298-2408
Fax: 949-830-2957
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Elisabeth Donovan is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Elisabeth A. Donovan in Irvine, California. A top-rated lawyer with more than seven years of total legal experience, Ms. Donovan focuses her practice solely on family law, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout Orange County and the surrounding areas who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

Certified as a specialist in family law by The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization, Ms. Donovan is also a certified divorce financial analyst as well as a certified trial advocate. As an attorney, she has gained a reputation for her passionate advocacy for her clients both inside and outside the courtroom, and she aggressively seeks the most favorable outcomes on their behalf to help them pursue their goals and the positive results they expect and deserve.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Donovan has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers, and she has received recognition as an emerging leader in her field. She has also received Superb, 10 out of 10, client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

A 2008 graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Mr. Donovan attended the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2012. She has several publications to her credit, and she has conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics related to family law. She is also an active member of the Los Angeles and Orange County Bar Associations and the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2022

About Elisabeth Donovan

First Admitted: 2013, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Los Angeles Italian-American Bar Association
  • California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2017
  • Orange County Bar Association, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Law Student Editor of San Diego Lawyer Magazine, 2011-2012

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Vice President of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

Educational Background

  • Bachelors Degree in Journalism


  • Recognized in Southern California as a top attorney
  • Named as “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine three years

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, 2017
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Office Location for Elisabeth Donovan

9210 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-298-2408

Fax: 949-830-2957

Last Updated: 9/14/2022

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