Adelman & Seide, LLP
LOS ANGELES FAMILY LAW FIRM
Adelman & Seide, LLP, is a distinguished Southern California law firm, whose lawyers which exclusively practices all aspects of family law including those matters which involve dissolution of marriage, legal separation of marriage, family law mediation, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, marital property division, adoptions, modification and termination of previous court orders, the representation of minors before the family and juvenile/dependency courts, the prosecution and defense of family law contempt proceedings, preparation and termination of registered domestic partnerships, and preparation of pre/post marital agreements. Our lawyers have over 55 years combined legal experience.
CERTIFIED FAMILY LAW SPECIALISTS
When you choose a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) to assist with your family law matter you have selected a person who has successfully met the high standard set by the California State Bar for education, experience, and knowledge in the field. Is your attorney certified?
Maya Shulman , ESQ.
Partner Maya Shulman was born in Riga, Latvia, in 1970. From 1987-89, Ms. Shulman studied medicine at the University of Latvia, School of Medicine. Ms. Shulman emigrated to America to New York in 1990. In 1995, she graduated from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, with a B.A. in psychology.
In 1995, Ms. Shulman moved to Los Angeles. She attended the University of West Los Angeles School of Law, earning her J.D. in 1999. During law school, she was selected for a special judicial externship with the Los Angeles Superior Court as a research assistant for the Honorable Mary Ann Murphy, Judge of the Superior Court.
In 2000, Ms. Shulman was admitted to the California Bar and the U.S. District Court (Central District) in 2000. In 2004, she was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Shulman is a member of the Family Law Sections of the Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley Bar Associations.
As a result of Ms. Shulman's high intellectual, administrative and management skills, she quickly rose from the firm's first position as an associate attorney to partner and recently to her current position as the firm's managing partner.
Ms. Shulman was a Family Law Instructor with the Los Angeles Valley College Paralegal Program.
Concerned with humanitarian efforts, Ms. Shulman represented numerous low-income litigants though the non-profit Vincent Family Law Center in Los Angeles. She also lectured and trained the staff of Haven House, Inc., an organization assisting battered women and their children with legal representation regarding child custody and domestic violence matters.
Ms. Shulman is the proud mother of a twelve year old daughter. Ms. Shulman is fluent in Russian, with the ability to understand Italian and the Slavic languages of the Eastern Europe.
Ms. Shulman’s practice is devoted exclusively to family law, which includes litigation and mediation of dissolution, paternity, domestic and international move-away custody cases, and adoption.
Maya Shulman , ESQ.
Specialties: Adoption, international custody proceedings, paternity, minor's counsel in family law proceedings, mediation, dependency proceedings in Department of Children and Family Services and Children's Court.
Voted one of Los Angeles Rising Star
College Paralegal Program Instructor
Managing Partner of Adelman & Seide, LLP
Position: Managing Partner
Area of practice: All aspects of family law, Adoption
Litigation percentage: 100%
Bar admissions: 2000 California State Bar, 2000 U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2004 U.S. Supreme Court
Education: J.D., U.W.L.A. School of Law, 1999; B.A., Brooklyn College, 1995
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