Joel S. Seidel, Attorney
Joel S. Seidel has been certified as a specialist in Family Law since 2004 by the State Bar Of California Board Of Legal Specialization. While Mr. Seidel is honored to hold that distinction, he is far more proud of his work representing clients. Mr. Seidel is an experienced trial attorney who has handled cases of all levels of complexity from inception through appeal, even reversing a judicial officer through the appellate process. Mr. Seidel has not only handled trials in the Family Law context, but has successfully handled civil jury and bench trials and trials in Federal Court.
While Mr. Seidel is comfortable in a courtroom, and comfortable in the most highly contested situations, Mr. Seidel is adept at settling cases whenever possible and advantageous to the client from a global perspective.
Mr. Seidel is a zealous and smart advocate for his clients. He prides himself on spotting the key issues in a case quickly, and intelligently exploiting those key issues as necessary to obtain the best possible result for his client.
Family law is a fascinating area of the law that requires a keen knowledge of family law, nuance in knowing when or if to raise a particular issue, and an understanding of how the various aspects of a family law case interrelate (such as domestic violence allegations, custody and support) and can affect a client's rights.
Successful Family law litigation is the result of detailed legal and factual analysis, and a litigation approach appropriately tailored to a particular set of facts and personalities. Every case is different, and every case calls for a specific approach
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