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Expert Witnesses: Who They Are and How to Vet Them

Valley Lawyer, a publication of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association - August 2017
Vanessa Soto Nellis quoted

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Are Taking Their Contentious Divorce Case Private

BuzzFeed News,
Lynn Soodik quoted - January 2017

 Jolie, Pitt Accusations Laid Bare in Court Records

BuzzFeed News,
Lynn Soodik quoted - January 2017

Will Brad Pitt Be Prosecuted for Private Jet Incident?

Extra TV,
Lynn Soodik interviewed - September 2016

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Divvy Up Vast Estate During Divorce

BuzzFeed News,
Lynn Soodik quoted - September 2016

The Valley's Most Trusted Advisors 2016

San Fernando Valley Business Journal - August 2016 
Barry HarlanTrusted Advisor

2016 Best Lawyers Business Edition

Best Lawyers Magazine, Summer Business Edition - July 2016 
Barry HarlanBest Lawyers

Up-and-Coming 100, Up-and-Coming 50 Women Attorneys, & Rising Stars 2016

Super Lawyers Magazine - June 2016
Vanessa Soto Nellis - Family Law

2015 Up and Coming 50 Women, Up and Coming 100, and Rising Stars in Southern California

Super Lawyers Magazine - June 2015
Vanessa Soto Nellis - Family Law

My Wife Chose Her Boyfriend Over Her Children

Dr. Phil Show 
Lynn Soodik, guest - March 2015

2015 Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers Magazine - January 2015
Barry T. Harlan - Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California, & Family Law
Michelle S. Robins - Family Law
Lynn Soodik - Family Law

The Best Lawyers in America 2015

Best Lawyers Magazine, Los Angeles - September 2014
Barry T. Harlan (Family Law)

Jason Patric Wins Appeal of Custody Ruling Over His Biological Child

Lynn Soodik quoted - May 2014

Best Law Firms 2014 

U.S. News - 2014 Edition
Family Law Practice Group

Los Angeles' Best Lawyers 2014

Best Lawyers Magazine, Los Angeles - December 2013
Barry T. Harlan (Family Law)

Top Women Attorneys 2013

Michelle Robins (Family Law)
Lynn Soodik (Family Law)

Jason Patric: Custody Fight is for My Son

CNN Entertainment,
Lynn Soodik interviewed - July 2013

Kim Kardashian Divorce: Kris Humphries a No-Show at Mandatory Hearing

E! Online,
Lynn Soodik quoted - April 2013

Real Housewives Star's Startling Divorce

Good Morning America,
Lynn Soodik interviewed - March 2013

The Top 100, Southern California

Los Angeles Magazine,
Barry T. Harlan listed - February 2013

Southern California Super Lawyers 2013

Super Lawyers Magazine - January 2013

Barry T. Harlan (Family Law)
Michelle S. Robins (Family Law)
Lynn Soodik (Family Law)

2012 Top Women Lawyers in Family Law

Los Angeles Magazine
Vanessa Soto Nellis, Michelle S. Robins, and Lynn Soodik named - October 2012

Johnny Depp & Vanessa Paradis Break Up: Their Liberation -- His Crash?

Gala Magazine (Germany),
Lynn Soodik interviewed - June 2012

The Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes Divorce

E! News Weekend,
Lynn Soodik interviewed - July 2012

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes: Divorce is Part of the Bigger Picture in Hollywood

The Telegraph U.K. 
Lynn Soodik quotedd - July 2012

Mastering the Art of Celebrity Divorce

Lynn Soodik quoted - July 2012

Cookie Cutter Forms - Why Online Divorce Services Just Won't Cut It
by Vanessa Soto Nellis - June 2012

Family Law and its Impact on Your Business

San Fernando Valley Business Journal,
by Michelle S. Robins - May 2012

Child Custody, Education and the Special Needs Child

San Fernando Valley Business Journal,
by Michelle S. Robins - July 2011

Can Camille Grammer Really Put a Stop to Kelsey's February Wedding?

E! Online,
Lynn Soodik interviewed - January 2011 

McCourts' Day in Court

Bloomberg TV,
Lynn Soodik interviewed - August 2010

Report: Sandra Bullock to File for Divorce

Extra TV,
Lynn Soodik interviewed - March 2010

Family Law Mediation - Achieving Wellness in an Uncertain Economy

Valley Lawyer Magazine - San Fernando Valley Bar Association
by Barry T. Harlan and Vanessa Soto Nellis - January 2010

Know Your Rights: Couples Can Limit Conflict the Second Time Around

Daily News
by Kira S. Masteller - May 2009

10 Common Misconceptions about Family Law

Valley Lawyer Magazine - San Fernando Valley Bar Association
by Michelle S. Robins - May 2009

Mel Gibson's Divorce Could Be Most Expensive in Hollywood History

People Magazine 
Lynn Soodik quoted - May 2009

From the Mouths of Babes: Deposing Children in Civil Suits

Los Angeles Daily Journal
by David Gurnick and Sue M. Bendavid - July 2006

Before Second Marriage, Know All This

San Fernando Valley Business Journal
by Barry T. Harlan, Michelle S. Robins and Vanessa Soto Nellis - June 2005


Our Family Law Blogs


Terminated: A Marriage's End Should Not Lead to Employment's End - Vanessa Soto Nellis & Nicole Kamm

To Bifurcate or Not to Bifurcate: That is the Divorce Question - Veronica R. Woods

Marriage of Davis: A Shared Roof and Community Property - Vanessa Soto Nellis

U.S. Supreme Court: Fourteenth Amendment Requires Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage - Vanessa Soto Nellis

Divorce: Special Considerations When Representing Professional Athletes - Anthony D. Storm

Benefits of an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust as Security for Support - Kira S. Masteller and Anthony D. Storm

Tax Filing During a Divorce: Separate or Joint Returns? - Vanessa Soto Nellis

Hitting the Wall: Facebook and Divorce - Vanessa Soto Nellis

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Cohabitation Agreements Make It Easier - Lovette T. Mioni

WATCH: Why Mediate a Divorce? - Vanessa Soto Nellis

Victory for Sperm Donors: Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Jason Patric - Lovette T. Mioni

Divorce Mediation - How Is It Better? - Vanessa Soto Nellis

New Family Law Adds Impersonation to Domestic Violence Claims - Michelle S. Robins

California Family Law: Broken Promises, Broken Proposals - Lovette T. Mioni

Divorce Corp.: What's Missing From This Picture? - Vanessa Soto Nellis

Why Get a Prenup? Marriage is a Financial Partnership Too - Lovette T. Mioni

WATCH: Protecting Your Inheritance | California Family Law - Vanessa Soto Nellis

Presumptive Parents - It May Take Two or More in California - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Over the Rainbow: Treasury Allows Gay, Married Couples to File Taxes Jointly - by Lovette T. Mioni

Modifications to Orders: Not All Family Law Decisions Are Set in Stone - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Bad Pennies: Financial Arguments Top Predictor of Divorce - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Prop 8 and DOMA: Where Do We Stand Now? - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Divorce Finance: What is a Retainer Fee? - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

California Family Law: How Do I Finda a Divorce Lawyer? - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Spousal Support | How to Find Hidden Assets - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Divorce and Money | Forgotten Assets - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Postnuptial Agreement - A Pressure Release Valve for Any Marriage - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Divorce Planning Checklist: 5 Financial Steps to Take Before Filing for Divorce - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Grey Divorce | Things to Consider When Divorcing After Decades of Marriage - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Supervised Visitation - Monitored Visits Keep Children Comfortable and Safe - by Vanessa Soto Nellis 

Gay Marriage | Proposition 8 Serves No Purpose, Says 9th Circuit - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

California Community Property Law - Marriage and Business - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

No Fault Divorce in California - Over 40 Years of Benefits & Consequences - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

The Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Breakup - A Los Angeles Divorce Attorney's Perspective - by Vanessa Soto Nellis

Divorce in Los Angeles - 5 Things You'll Need to Know - by Vanessa Soto Nellis








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