Attorney Profile

Steven A. Mindel

Steven Mindel

Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein LLP
12424 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Los Angeles

California (CA)

Contact Contact Steven A. Mindel
T: 310-447-8675
F: 310-447-8678

Visit: www.fmbklaw.com
Practice Areas: Family Law (80%), Business/Corporate (20%)

Family Law

Business/Corporate

Profile

Steven A. Mindel, a Certified Family Law Specialist* since 1998, is the Managing Partner of the 15 attorney Los Angeles based law firm Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt & Klein, LLP, and heads the firm's Business Transactions Department. Mr. Mindel’s practice focuses on pre and post marital agreements, complex child custody disputes, business valuations and support determination.

Mr. Mindel is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section, and is the Chair of the CLE committee and State and Local Bar Liaison Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Section.   Mr. Mindel was appointed and served a two year term on the California State Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee ("FLEXCOM".) He also served as an Advisor to FLEXCOM for four additional years.

Mr. Mindel previously served on the Governing Board of Directors of Los Angeles Free Clinic where he received two special recognition awards for his volunteerism. And also serves on the Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center Advisory Council. He is a lifetime member of the UCLA Alumni Association.

Mr. Mindel is a frequent guest lecturer. Some recent presentations include: “Initial Client Interviews” for CEB’S 2012 inaugural “Basics Conference”; "Premarital Agreements" and "How to Keep Your Law Firm From Becoming a Not For Profit Organization" for White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, Wolf & Hunt; "The Intersection of Post Marital Agreements and Estate Planning" for the Legal Education Institute; "Marketing 101 for Attorneys" for the Beverly Bills Bar Association Barristers; and "Preparing for Child Custody Evaluations" for Divorce Magazine.

Mr. Mindel was named to the Super Lawyers list from 2004 through 2013, and was named one of Southern California's Top 100 lawyers from 2007 through 2013. Mr. Mindel was featured on the cover of the Super Lawyers insert in the 2009 issue of Los Angeles Magazine, as well as in an article titled, "The Man Who Would De-Fang Divorce," in the 2009 Super Lawyers Magazine.  He has an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Mindel is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and an Eagle Boy Scout. He is the author of "Cooking for our Friends," a cookbook that includes step-by-step instructions on cooking meals for parties of more than 40 people.

* Certified Family Law Specialist - State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization


Years of Selection

• Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2014

Articles about Steven Mindel appearing in Super Lawyers

The Man Who Would De-Fang Divorce
Steve Mindel thinks you shouldn't have to part with your money when you part with your spouse

About Steven Mindel

Admitted: 1985, California

Professional Webpage: www.fmbklaw.com/steven-mindel.htm

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist Family Law-State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • 2012 marks ten consecutive years being voted a Super Lawyer.

Video:

  • Steve discussed the possible prenup between Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise on, KTLA Channel 9
  • Steve discussed Michael Jackson's current estate situation on, ABC Channel 7
  • Steve commented on Drew Barrymore's recent wedding on, The Insider
  • Steve discussed recent celebrity child custody battles on, Entertainment Tonight
  • Steve discussed Kelly Rutherford's current child custody situation on, Good Morning America

Educational Background:

  • 1981--B.A.--Graduated Magna Cum Laude--University of California, Los Angeles 1985--J.D.--University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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