150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Alexandra Leichter

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Contact Information

8665 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills CA 90211
Work (310) 278-3112
Fax (310) 657-4346

Practice State



39+ years of family law litigation involving high conflict custody matters, complex property issues, and high income cases; member of the Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission (JNE) for the California State Bar; extensive lecturer on religious and cultural differences affecting custody and divorce matters; voted among Best Lawyers in America (2012), voted Southern California Super Lawyer, 2005-2012; Top 50 Female Southern California “Super Lawyers” (2006); interviewed on radio and television and quoted in various publications regarding high profile divorce cases;


Practice emphasizes Complex property and high conflict custody Litigation, Consultation, Private Judging, & Arbitration


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  • Los Angeles, California


B.A. in Mathematics--UCLA 1969; J.D.--Loyola Law School of Los Angeles 1972; California State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist 1980--date; AAML Certified Family Law Specialist

Legal Organizations

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; Los Angeles County Bar Association, former member of Executive Committee of Family Law Section, Chair or Co-Chair of several sub-committees; Beverly Hills Bar Association, Executive Committee of Family Law Section; Bar Association, Women Lawyers Association of L.A.


AAML Certified Family Law Arbitrator in Beverly Hills

CLE Presentations

"Privileges, Waivers & Exceptions in FAmily Law Cases" 2010--Bevelry Hills study group; "The Use & Misuse of Psychology in Family Law Cases" 2011, Beverly Hills Bar Family Law Section; "Islamic and Jewish Family Law Issues" 2009 AAML, Southern California Chapter; "Islamic Divorce Issues" 2008, AAML, North American Chapter; "Child Custody & Shared Parenting" 2007, NBI; "Religious Issues in Divorce" 2006 IAML; "Taking Deposition of Parties." 2003 ACFLS.


"The Effect of Islamic Family Law on North American Family Law Issue" Spring 2009), IAML Law Journal; "The Effect of Jewish Divorce Law on Family Law Litigation: (2009) IAML Law Journal; "Private Trials, Arbitrations, and Other Solutions to Family Law Disputes", Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Symposium, 2009; "Jewish Holiday Guide for Custody/Visitation Schedules", California Bar Family Law News, 2007; "Private Adjudication - The Good, The Bad, and The Cautionary", 2006, Cal. Bar Family Law News; "Practical Tips on Preparing and Trying Child Custody Cases," 2005-2011, Family Law Symposium Reference Book, LACBA; "Private Trials, Arbitations & Other Solutions to FAmily Law Disputes" 2009-2011, FAmily Law Symposium Reference Book, LACBA

AAML Chapter

Southern California

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