Robert C. Brandt


Contact

Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein

Locations

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

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 2005-2017, was named one of Southern California's Top 100 lawyers from 2009-2017 and was named one of Southern California’s Top 10 lawyers from 2012-2017. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers®, 2010 - 2016. 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 Immediate Past President 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.

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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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Legal Organizations

California State Bar

 

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)

  Family Law Section

   Executive Committee Member, 2003 – Present

Past Chair, Past Chair Elect, Treasurer, Secretary, Court Liaison/Family Court   Services Committee, Family Law Symposium Committee

 

Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS), 1995-Present

 

American Inns of Court, Los Angeles

  Organizing Committee Member

  Executive Committee Member, 2006-Present

 

Beverly Hills Bar Association

  Family Law Section

   Executive Committee Member, 2009-Present

Awards

Super Lawyers
Top 10 Super Lawyer 6 Consecutive Years, 2012-2017
Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyer, 2009-2017
Southern California Super Lawyer, 2005-2017

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

Presenter, LACBA 49th Annual Symposium, “From Opening to Closing – The Art of Presenting your Case at Trial”, 2017.

Presenter, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists 25th Annual Spring Seminar, “It’s None of Your Business, Or Is It?”, 2017.

Moderator, ACFLS and Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center, ESI 2.0 – Managing Electronically Stored Information and E-Discovery in Family Law, “What Is It and Why Do We Care?”, 2016.

Moderator, Iranian American Lawyers Association, Cultural Competency Seminar, “Leaders, Followers, Partners: Marital Rights & Duties Around the Globe”, 2016.

Presenter, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Annual Spring Seminar, “Orders and Judgments: The Lawyers Role”, 2015.

Presenter, Iranian American Lawyers Association Cultural Competency In Family Practice, Serving Two Legal Masters, Yes With Out Your Daughter: Applying UCCJEA to Foreign Custody Orders, 2014.

Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Association 46thAnnual Family Law Symposium, Advanced Motion Practice, 2014.

Introductory Remarks as Chairperson, LACBA Family Law Section- Los Angeles County Bar Association 44thAnnual Family Law Symposium, 2012.

Presenter, Beverly Hills Bar Association 35th Annual Family Law Symposium, Dealing with Difficult Clients, 2009.

Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar association, 41stAnnual Family Law Symposium, Proof and Presentation Issues: A Judicial Perspective, 2009.

Speaker, Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section, Inn of Court, 2009.

Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law CLE presentation on Preparation, Prosecution and Defense of the Typical Order to Show Cause, 2008.

Presenter and Moderator, Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law CLE presentation on Evidentiary Objections, 2008.

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.

Los Angeles County Bar Association, 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.

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Symposium panel Moderator for Cross-Over Areas in Family Law, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Juvenile Dependency, 2005.

Sub-Committee Member, Sponsorship, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Symposium, presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Los Angeles Superior Court, 2000.

Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar Association Continuing Education Program, “Learn the Secrets of the New Family Law Stipulation and Order Form,” December 1999.

Presenter, Los Angeles County Bar and Los Angeles Superior Court Continuing Education Program regarding Local Rules and Stipulations, 1998.

Representing Parents and Children in Custody and Visitation matters, State Bar of California, 1995.

Presenter at various legal and accounting Family Law Study Groups.

Author

Family Lawyer Magazine

 

Co-authored the article, “In re Marriage of Boblitt” with FMBK family law associate   Amy Kapner, 2014

 

Co-authored the article, “Marriage of Facter” with FMBK family law associate Amy Kapner, 2013

 

Thompson West

 

Co-authored Chapter 3A, entitled, “Family Law/Domestic Relations Issues Affecting a High Net Worth Athlete or Coach,” 2009

 

Los Angeles Lawyer

 

Co-authored the article, “Under Influence in Probate and Family Law Matters,”with partner Howard Klein, 2008

 

Featured on the cover of September 2008 Issue

AAML Chapter

AAML, Southern California Chapter

  Immediate Past President, 2017-Present

  President, 2016-2017

  President Elect, 2015-2016

  Vice President of Programs, 2014-15

  Treasurer, 2010-2014