Ira M. Friedman

Ira M. Friedman

Telephone: 310.273.2800, Ext. 201

Practice Areas:
Divorce; Marital Agreements; Paternity; Post Divorce Modification; Postnuptial Agreements; Premarital Agreements; Spousal Support; Child Support; Child Custody; Domestic Relations; Matrimonial Law; Alimony; Community Property Law; Marital Property Law; Marital Property Settlements; Marital Property Distribution; Non-Traditional Family Law; Gay and Lesbian Family Law; Civil Litigation; Business Litigation; Trial Practice; Civil Appeals

1975, California and U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1976, U.S. Tax Court; 1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1980, U.S. Supreme Court

Lincoln University, J.D., 1974
Arizona State University, B.S., 1967

Beverly Hills Bar Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1981-1983; Family Law Section; Treasurer, 1978-1979 and Chairman, 1980-1981, Family Law Executive Committee, 1998—), Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Executive Committee, 1989-1992, 1999—; Family Law Section; Treasurer, 2002-2004; Secretary, 2004-2005; Vice-Chair, 2005-2006; Chair Elect 2006-2007) and American Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section; Vice Chair, Bankruptcy Committee, 1994, Chair, 1995) State Bar of California (Chair, Family Law Section, Property South Committee); Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Member Board of Directors, Southern California Chapter, 2003-2004). Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2004.

Judge Pro Tempore: Beverly Hills Municipal Court, 1980-2000; Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1980-2000; Los Angeles Superior Court, 1980—. Mediator, Family Law, Los Angeles Superior Court, 1983—. 

Reported Cases:
In Re the Marriage of Allison (1987) 189 Cal.App.3d 849, 234 Cal.Rptr. 671; In Re the Marriage of Gavron (1988) 203 Cal. App. 3d 705, 250 Cal Rptr 148; In Re the Marriage of Keech (1999) 75 Cal. App. 4th 860, 89 Cal. Rptr. 2d 525.


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