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You can learn more about collaborative practice by contacting one of our professionals listed. Our staff is organized in to three sections: attorneys, financial and mental health professionals.

Attorney List

Kim Davidson : Attorney

Kim Davidson

Office Location: Hermosa Beach
Email: kim@kimberlydavidson.com

Ms. Davidson's practice focuses on helping clients reduce the pain of divorce by offering non-litigation alternatives that address the legal, emotional & financial aspects of divorce through Collaborative...
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Michael E. Eller : Attorney

Michael E. Eller

Office Location: Torrance
Email: ellerlaw2@aol.com

Since the beginning of my practice, it has always been my philosophy that the parties involved in a dissolution of a marriage are always better served when they reached an amicable agreement, instead of resorting to court.
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Jane Euler : Attorney

Jane Euler

Office Location: Manhattan Beach
Email: jane@janeeuler.com

I provide a variety of alternatives and resources to my family law clients, including collaboration, mediation, and litigation, when necessary.
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Deborah Ewing : Attorney

Deborah Ewing

Office Location: Torrance
Email: ewingesq@sobaylaw.com

As a family law attorney in practice since 1982, I have seen the way our traditional litigation system often fails families in getting through the divorce process and moving forward with their lives.
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James Hallett : Attorney

James Hallett

Office Location: Manhattan Beach
Email: jmhallettlaw@earthlink.net

Over 35 years of litigation in both criminal and family courts have convinced me that families are far better served by collaboration.
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Kenneth Harvey : Attorney

Kenneth Harvey

Office Location: Torrance
Email: kharvey333@aol.com

I have been an attorney exclusively in the South Bay since 1973, with an emphasis in my practice for family law.
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Jeffery Jacobson : Attorney

Jeffery Jacobson

Office Location: Los Angeles & Hermosa Beach
Email: jeff@jssfamilylaw.com

Jeffery S. Jacobson is a Certified Family Law Specialist (State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization) and is a partner at the family law firm of Jacobson Scully Shebby, LLP.
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Wendy Jones : Attorney

Wendy Jones

Office Location: Torrance
Email: wjones@CalDisso.com

I have practiced exclusively in the area of family law throughout my career. Our firm offers legal assistance to individuals, couples and families through mediation, collaboration and, when necessary, litigation.
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Erin McGaughey : Attorney

Erin McGaughey

Office Location: Redondo Beach
Email: erin@mcgs-law.com

For most, divorce means significant restructuring of family, possessions and finances. My family law practice consists of litigation and collaborative as a means to achieve divorce.
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Tara McGuinness : Attorney & Mediator

Tara McGuinness

Office Location: Torrance
Email: tmcguinness@taramcguinness.com

Family law matters are best resolved by the parties themselves, with the assistance of knowledgeable and compassionate professionals.
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Julie A. Milligan : Attorney

Julie A. Milligan

Office Location: Los Angeles
Email: Milligan@SilMilLaw.com

Julie Milligan has devoted her law practice exclusively to family law matters. She has represented clients in all aspects of family law including, but not limited to, dissolution of marriage proceedings, support and custody...
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Christopher Moore : Attorney

Christopher Moore

Office Location: Torrance
Email: chris@mbsllp.com

As a certified family law specialist and a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, I have specialized in family law for many years.
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Colin O’Connor : Attorney

Colin O’Connor

Office Location: Redondo Beach
Email: colin@redondofamilylaw.com

I am a third generation lawyer in Los Angeles County, and my firm has maintained it's present location in Redondo Beach for 40 years.
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Joseph P. Spirito Jr. : Attorney

Joseph P. Spirito Jr.

Office Location: Redondo Beach
Email: joe@mcgs-law.com

I am proud to have been one of the first professionals in Southern California to have embraced and advanced collaborative divorce.
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B. Elaine Thompson :

B. Elaine Thompson

Office Location: Torrance
Email: ethompsonlaw@gmail.com

I have been assisting clients through the divorce process since 1972. I listen to my client's concerns and help them in achieving their goals.
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Kerry Wallis : Attorney

Kerry Wallis

Office Location: Hermosa Beach
Email: kwallis@graylawcorp.com

I am certified by the State Bar of California's Board of Specialization as Family Law Specialist because while I strive to be a peacemaker, I want my clients to have faith that I have the experience and knowledge to...
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David K. Yamamoto : Attorney

David K. Yamamoto

Office Location: Torrance
Email: david@dkylaw.com

These principles form the cornerstone of David's practice. His goal is to provide you with the best legal service possible while ensuring that you receive the respect and understanding you deserve.
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Financial Professionals

Ron J. Anfuso : Financial Professional

Ron J. Anfuso

Office Location: Palos Verdes
Email: rja@anfusocpa.com

Mr. Anfuso has extensive experience in analyzing the financial, accounting and tax aspects of marital dissolution matters and civil litigation cases, including business valuations, Pereira apportionment of business interests...
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Warren Sacks : Financial Professional

Warren Sacks

Office Location: Hermosa Beach
Email: wsacks@wzwlh.com

Warren believes in friendly and personal attention to clients.  His goal is to prepare fair, unbiased reports in order to provide his client’s with options to reach the best solution for their family, as easily and effectively as possible.
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Andrew Hunt : Financial Professional

Andrew Hunt

Office Location: Sherman Oaks
Email: dhunt@wzwlw.com

Mr. Hunt is a Senior Partner in the accounting and litigation services firm of White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt. He is a Certified Public Accountant and an Accredited Senior Appraiser in business appraisal.
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Dawn Strachan : Financial Professional

Dawn Strachan

Office Location: Torrance
Email: Dawn@TouchstoneDFS.com

As a financial advisor Dawn takes a life plan approach to financial planning incorporating all areas such as retirement and estate planning, risk management, college funding and wealth management.
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Robert O. Watts :

Robert O. Watts

Office Location: Los Angeles & Torrance
Email: rwatts@gursey.com

A partner at Gursey | Schneider LLP, Bob Watts specializes in litigation support relating to financial issues. He has been involved in innumerable family law matters...
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Mental Health Professionals

Anthony Aloia : Mental Health Professional

Anthony Aloia

Office Location: Torrance
Email: ta@taphd.com

Tony Aloia has maintained a private practice as a Clinical and Forensic Psychologist since 1974. His forensic specialty is high-conflict divorce and custody disputes.
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Vi Ballard : Mental Health Professional

Vi Ballard

Office Location: Torrance
Email: hitovib@gmail.com

Divorce is a difficult process and an emotional trauma for everyone. As a "Collaborative Divorce Coach" I can help you get through the rollercoaster of emotions you may experience.
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Jon D. Kramer : Mental Health Professional

Jon D. Kramer

Office Location: Hermosa Beach
Email: jon@jkfamilytherapy.com

Jon Kramer has built his professional identity over the past 17-years helping couples and families stay together. He believes that sometimes the best way a family can stay together is for the parents to...
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David Kuroda : Mental Health Professional

David Kuroda

Office Location: Torrance
Email: dkuroda@gmail.com

David Kuroda is the former Division Chief, Family Court Services, Superior Court of Los Angeles and directed the Mediation and Conciliation Service, the first and largest court mediation program in the nation.
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Paula A. March : Mental Health Professional

Paula A. March

Office Location: Redondo Beach
Email: pmlcsw@roadrunner.com

As a collaborative mental health professional, my main goal is to support families through the inevitable stress that arises from transitioning from one household to two.
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Jaye-Jo Portanova : Mental Health Professional

Jaye-Jo Portanova

Office Location: Los Angeles
Email: jjpmd1@yahoo.com

Jaye-Jo Portanova, M.D. is an experienced adult and child psychiatrist specializing in mediation, co-parenting counseling, collaborative law, attorney/client consultation, and family therapy.
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Susan F. Schwartz : Mental Health Professional

Susan F. Schwartz

Office Location: Torrance
Email: susan@susanfschwartz.com

Susan Schwartz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in private practice in Torrance, California for more than 23 years.
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