Steven A. Mindel, a Certified Family Law Specialist* since 1998, is the Managing Partner of the 16 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 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 2012, and was named one of Southern California's Top 100 lawyers from 2007 through 2012. 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
• Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2013
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers 2013
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers 2012
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers 2011
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers 2010
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers 2009
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers 2008
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers 2007
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
Admitted: 1985, California
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