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Robert C. Brandt

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Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein

Contact Information

Office
Ninth Floor
12424 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90025
Work (310) 447-8675
Fax (310) 447-8678


Practice State

California

Introduction

Robert C. Brandt, CFLS*, is a partner in the law firm of Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt & Klein, LLP. Mr. Brandt has been a Certified Family Law Specialist since 1992 and has been practicing law since 1977. Mr. Brandt has been named a Southern California Super Lawyerby Los Angeles Magazine from 2005-2015, was named one of Southern California's Top 100 lawyers from 2009-2015 and was named one of Southern California’s Top 10 lawyers from 2012-2015. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers®, 2010 - 2015. Mr. Brandt has an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

Prior to law school, Mr. Brandt obtained his BA with distinction in Speech Arts from San Diego State University and earned a Masters Degree in Speech from the University of California at Los Angeles. In 1976, he received his JD from Southwestern University School of Law. Mr. Brandt is President Elect of the AAML Southern California Chapter. He is The Past Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section and former Chair, Chair Elect, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary, and has been a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Committee for more than ten years. Mr. Brandt is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Section Executive Committee. He has previously served as the Chairperson of the Continuing Legal Education Subcommittee of the Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Section. In addition, Mr. Brandt participated in the forming of the Family Law Branch of the American Inns of Court and has been on its Executive Committee since 2006.

Over the years, Mr. Brandt has given his time as a grader for the State Bar of California Legal Specialization Examination in Family Law. He has been a lecturer and/or moderator for a number of continuing legal education presentations through the Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB). Mr. Brandt has either been a participant or a Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Symposium Committee from 2004-2011. He co-authored the chapter, "Family Law/Domestic Relations Issues Affecting a High Net Worth Athlete or Coach," in Thompson West's Law of Professional Amateur Sports, 2009. He also co-authored the article, "Undue Influence in Probate and Family Law Matters," which was published in the September 2008 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer.

Emphasis

Robert C. Brandt is a Certified Family Law Specialist. He is head of Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein's Family Law Department.

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Education

Mr. Brandt graduated from San Diego State University in 1971 with Distinction in Speech Arts. He earned a Masters degree in Speech from UCLA in 1972 and his JD from Southwestern University School of Law in 1976.

Legal Organizations

California State Bar; Los Angeles County Bar Assn.; Los Angeles County Bar Assn. Family Law Section, Family Law Section Executive Committee member (2003 to present); Immediate Past Chair of the LACBA Family Law Section, former Section Chair Elect, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary; Participant, Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Symposium Committee (2004-2012); Chair of the Symposium Committee; Chair Person for Los Angeles County Bar Assn. Family Law Section Continuing Legal Education (2007-2008); Member of Assn. of Certified Family Law Specialist (1995 to present); Organizing Committee Member of the Los Angeles Family Law Branch of American Inns of Court and a member of its Executive Committee (2006 to present); Beverly Hills Bar Assn. Family Law Executive Committee.

Awards

Southern California Super Lawyer, 2005-2016; Top 100 Super Lawyer, 2009-2016; Top 10 Super Lawyer 5 Consecutive Years, 2012-2016; Best Lawyers 2010-2016; AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell; Certificate of Appreciation for Services to the Los Angeles Superior Court and Branch Courts for 2005 and 2006; Grader: State Bar of California, Family Law Certification Exam.

CLE Presentations

Lecturer and participant in Representing Parents and Children in Custody and Visitation Matters, State Bar of California, 1995; Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar and Los Angeles Superior Court Continuing Education Program with respect to Local Rules and Stipulations, 1998; Sub-Committee Member, Sponsorship, Los Angeles County Bar Assn., Family Law Symposium, presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Assn., Family Law Section, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2000; Los Angeles County bar Assn., Family Law Symposium Panel Moderator for Cross-Over Areas in Family Law, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Juvenile Dependency, 2005; Los Angeles County Bar Assn., Family Law Symposium Producer, Ethics Panel, 2006; Presenter and moderator, Los Angeles County Bar Family Law CLE in Effective Techniques in Family Law Deposition, 2006; Presenter and moderator, Los Angeles County Bar Family Law CLE presentation on Family Law Trial Institute 101, 2007; Presenter and Moderator, Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Symposium, Client Relations- Avoiding Malpractice, 2007; Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Assn., Family Law CLE Presentation on Preparation, Prosecution and Defense of the Typical Order to Show Cause, 2008; Presenter and Moderator, Beverly Hills Bar Assn., Family Law CLE Presentation on Evidentiary Objection, 2008; Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Assn., 41st Annual Family Law Symposium, Proof and Presentation Issues: A Judicial Perspective, 2009 and 42nd Annual Family Law Symposiums. Determining Income Available For Support 2010.

Author

Parents and Children: Custody and Visitation Matters program, handbook, October/November 1995 CEB and the State Bar Family Law Section of California, co-author. Various program materials in connection with Continuing Legal Education presentations; Co-authored the article, "Undue Influence in Probate and Family Law Matters," with partner Howard Klein; the article was published in the September 2008 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer, and Brandt and Klein were featured on the cover of the magazine. Co-authored chapter entitled, "Family Law/Domestic Relations Issues Affecting a High-Net Worth Athlete or Coach, "Thompson West, Law of Professional Amateur Sports" (c) 2009.

AAML Chapter

President Elect, Southern California Chapter.

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