Emily Shappell Edelman



5161 Amestoy Avenue
Encino CA, 91316
Phone: 310-528-2330


Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


Legal Organizations

American Bar Assn., President; Beverly Hills Bar Assn., President; Los Angeles County Bar Assn., California Women Lawyers; Women Lawyers of California; San Fernando Valley Bar Assn.; Beverly Hills Bar Foundation, President, 2003-2005; Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center, President, 2005; Beverly Hills Bar Assn., President, 2000-2001, California Bar Assn., Member of the Board of Directors of the Conference. of Delegates 2002-2005; Member of Board of Directors of The Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law.


Super Lawyes, 2008; Listed in Southern California Super Lawyers, 2004, 2006, 2007 Published by Los Angeles Magazine.

CLE Presentations

Southern California. Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Trial Institute of Fiduciary Duty 2002; Chaired Custody Panel, 2005 Institute; Southern California. Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Family Law Panels, sponsored by Beverly Hills Bar Assn.


Monthly President's Page for Beverly Hills Bar Assn., 2000-2001; Creator and Organizer of the New Attorney Project for Beverly Hills Bar Assn. (8 week substantive law program for the 1-3 year attorney) 2001; Teaches family law to new attorneys and legal secretaries.

AAML Chapter

Southern California Chapter, Board of Directors, 2005-present; Retreat Chair, 2007; Chair, Legacy Committee for Southern Calif. Chapter; Trial Institute Chair for 2011 Trial Institute.