Diana Pamela Zitser

Diana Pamela Zitser

Certified Family Law Specialist
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • California
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Reviewed by Sam C. June 14, 2020
Best Attorney
Diana exemplifies a person with great intellect and integrity who chose to be an advocate. Diana ranks far above typical lawyers. She represents the highest standards of what it means to legally protect and guide her clients through the maze of the legal process. Diana advised me about optimal legal strategies to achieve fast results at a reasonable cost. I have retained her for my personal family law and divorce case and would do it again. Few if any attorneys can offer more. Diana gets my highest recommendation in every category as an experienced brilliant, and effective advocate always looking out for her client, with genuine compassion.
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Zitser Family Law Group, APC is a highly respected and well-known firm in the family law arena. Diana, the founder, is a Certified Family Law Specialist with over 20 years of experience. She has successfully represented clients with matters ranging from high-net-worth divorces to later-in-life divorces, legal separations, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, determination of spousal support, paternity actions, and domestic partnerships. Prior to practicing law, Diana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance and was a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, handling complex multimillion-dollar realty valuation projects. Diana credits her unique finance and real estate background with helping to make her the top-rated divorce attorney. She offers a distinct advantage in litigating and negotiating complex, high asset divorces, structuring, drafting and implementing marital property settlement agreements, and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements. She also represents clients in custody move away cases. A recognized "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers Magazine (an honor awarded to only the top 5% of the lawyers in the country), five years in a row, 2017-2021, Diana was ranked as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Southern California. And, in 2019 she was also ranked as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyers. Diana also has a perfect “10” rating from AVVO for “peer recognition & client satisfaction" and Martindale-Hubbell awarded her their prestigious “AV Preeminent” rating, which is the “highest possible in both legal ability and ethical standards”. She's honored to have been named as one of the Top 25 Lawyers in the San Fernando Valley by the SFV Business Journal, named in Forbes magazine as one of the Ten Most Dependable Family Law Attorneys of the West, chosen as one of The 25 Best Divorce Lawyers from 2016-2021 by Expertise.com and is the winner of the LiveWire’s 2016 Global.

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Judge Pro Tem
Los Angeles County Superior Court
California St Univ Northridge
Undergraduate Degree
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Southwestern Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Super Lawyer 2015-2020
Super Lawyers
Selected as a Super Lawyer, Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Los Angeles; an honor awarded to only the top 5% of the lawyers in the country
Best Divorce Lawyer in Los Angeles
Selected as one of the 25 Family Law Attorneys in Los Angeles
Top 50: 2019 Women Southern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Selected to the Top 50: 2019 Women Southern California Super Lawyers List
Top 100: 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers List
Super Lawyers
Top 50: 2018 Women Southern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 50: 2017 Women Southern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent Rated
Peer rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Global Awards
Corporate LiveWire
The 2016 Global Awards Guide celebrates the achievements of the most successful individuals, companies and organisations over the last 12 months. The awards stem largely from industries featured in the Corporate LiveWire Expert Guides. Award categories include a wide variety of specialist fields such as: biotech & pharma, intellectual property, company formations and divorce law. Diana P. Zitser was one of the year’s winners along with well known names DealMarket, PwC, Ernsat & Young and American Arbitration Association.
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top Ten Most Dependable Family Law Attorney of the West
Forbes Magazine by Goldline Research
The list, published in the November 17th issue of Forbes Magazine, features ten preeminent family law attorneys spanning across four states. According to Goldline Research, those earning the Most Dependable™ designation "demonstrate a commitment to service unparalleled in their industry."
Top 25 Lawyers in the San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley Business Journal
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
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Los Angeles County Bar
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California State Bar  # 193125
- Current
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Articles & Publications
'Til death, we divorce
Daily Journal
Family Secrets: Filial Support and California Law
Valley Lawyer Magazine
Costly Divorces: Third Party Liability For Attorney Fees And Costs
Valley Lawyer Magazine
When Divorces Go Grey
Valley Lawyer magazine
Certified Family Law Specialist
California State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Century City Office
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Telephone: (310) 948-6461
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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