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Judith C. Nesburn

img-judith.jpg (12405 bytes)Judith C. Nesburn is a Family Law attorney, Mediator and Collaborative Law practitioner, practicing in Los Angeles. Judith has years of experience in all family law matters, has published many articles and continues to teach classes and give lectures on family law at a wide range of forums.

Mediation/ Collaborative Law Training, includes:

Collaborative Law Training Instructor, Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association (LACFLA) Interdisciplinary Annual Training Program, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Advanced Mediation Training, Gary Friedman and Jack Himmelstein, Center for Mediation in Law, Mar de Jade, Mexico, pre Conference Institute, IACP, Chicago

Advanced Collaborative Law Training, Pauline Tessler, Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association, Los Angeles.

Advanced Mediation/Collaborative Law Seminar, Gary Friedman, Center for Mediation in Law, Los Angeles, CA.

Collaborative Law Seminar/Training, Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association.

Collaborative Law Training, Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association.

Mediating with High Conflict Couples, Gary Friedman, Center for Mediation in Law, Santa Barbara, CA

Basic Mediation Skills, Center for Mediation in Law, Mill Valley, California, Fall.

Los Angeles County Bar Association Dispute Resolution Training Program, Winter.

Bar Admissions
California State Bar, 1986
United States Supreme Court, Central District, 1986
Peer Recognition
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell: 10 Year Top Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Professional Ethics

Southern California Super Lawyers: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, Top 5% of Attorneys in Southern California

Education
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
Juris Doctor
Honors: Law Honor Society
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award - Trial Advocacy
Honors: Dean's Honor List

Columbia University, New York, New York
Masters of Social Work
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: National Institute of Mental Health Scholarship

University of California, Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Honors: Dean's Honor List, 7 semesters
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Scholastic Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships (Past, Present)

Board Member, California Dispute Resolution Council, 2013

Board Member, Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association (2008-Present)

Founding Member, State Bar Consensual Dispute Resolution Committee (formerly ADR Committee) for Southern California, Family Law Section, State Bar of California (1997-present)

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, (1986-present)

Chair, Continuing Legal Education, Family Law Section Execution Committee, State Bar of California, (2000 - 2001, 2001-2002)

Member, Family Law Executive Committee, State Bar of California (1999 - 2002)

Chair, State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee For Southern California, Family Law Section, State Bar of California (1997-2001)

Founding Member, State Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee for Southern California, Family Law Section, State Bar of California (1995-Present)

Member, Executive Committee, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, (1993-2005)

Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association (1996 - 1999)

Chair, State Bar Committee on Adoptions For Southern California, Family Law Section, State Bar of California (1990- 1992)

Member, State Bar Committee on Adoptions For Southern California, Family Law Section, State Bar of California, (1988-1992)

Mediation Related Volunteer Activities
Family Law Mediator, L.A. County Superior Court, Central District

Founder and Co-coordinator, Family Law Mediation Program, LA County Sup. Ct, West District

Family Law Mediator, Court of Appeals Appellate Mediation Project

Sample Presentations, Panel Participations and Lectures
2013 - present

UCLA Law School Mediation Course: “Caucusing in Mediation, Challenges and Opportunities”

USC Graduate School of Social Work, Law and Social Work Program: “Mediation and Collaborative Divorce: Overview of the Family Law System”

Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section Child Custody Colloquium: “Language Matters” The Importance of Verbal, Written and Nonverbal Communication in Child Custody Cases

Pepperdine University Strauss Institute: Consensual Dispute Resolution Committee: Family Law Section, State Bar of California: “The Next Decade in Dispute Resolution: Creating Opportunities in Challenging Times” “Collaboratively Negotiating Premarital Agreements”

Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association (LACFLA): annual Collaborative Basic Training: “Between the Sessions” “Moderator, Facilitator for Role Play Sessions”

2010 - 2012:

Consensual Dispute Resolution Standing Committee of the State Bar of California, Pepperdine University, Strauss Center for Dispute Resolution: "Helping Families in transition: ADR in Challenging Times"

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) 2012 Conference: "Parenting Plans for Late Adolescents"

Family Law Section, State Bar of California, Dispute Resolution Standing Committee, A Better Divorce: "Protecting Your Clients and Expanding Your Practice."

USC Graduate School of Social Work, Law and Social Work Program: " Mediation & Collaborative Divorce: Overview of the Family Law System"

Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Section (LACFLA); Collaborative Basic Training (annual program):
"The First Four Way Session";
"Brainstorming Options for Resolution";
" Between the Sessions - Opportunities and Challenges";
"Moderator for Role Play Sessions"

International Association of Collaborative Professional (IACP), Annual Conference, Washington, DC: "When Termination is Inevitable: Exiting the Collaborative Highway: A Guide for Assessing Road Conditions and Avoiding a Collision on the Offramp"

USC Graduate School of Social Work, Law and Social Work Program, "Overview of the Family Law System; Alternative Dispute Resolution for Divorcing Families"

The Family Law Section, State Bar of California, A Better Divorce and Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association (LACFLA): "Divorce in the 21st Century: Understanding the Expanding Role of Mental Health Professionals"

Prior to 2010:

Basic Skills I Collaborative Law, Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association

UCLA Extension Program, Collaborative Family Law
"Interest Based Negotiations"

USC Graduate School of Social Work, MSW Program
"The Nexus of Law and Social Work in Family Law"
"Overview of the Family Law Court"

International Association of Collaborative Professionals
"A (Not So) Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Altar:
Premarital Agreements as a Collaborative Dialogue"

American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Seventh Annual Conference
"The Golden State of ADR"
"The Language of Agreement: How the Words You Use Can
Create a BluePrint for Successful Resolution"

American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Eighth Annual Conference
"ADR in Bloom"
"Transforming Families"

American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Sixth Annual Conference: Family Law Mini Plenary
"There's Room at the Table"

Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association
"Collaborative Premarital Agreements: Tying the Knot Without
Strangling the Romance"

California State Bar Section Education Institutes
"Family Law Mediation - What's in it For You?"
"The Nightmare Case: Solutions Through Mediation"
"A Guided Tour Trough the Successful Family Law Mediation"
"Caucusing in Family Law Mediation: Magic or Mistake?"

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, ADR Committee, Continuing Education Workshop
"Expanding Your Practice Through Family Law Mediation; The
Roles and Responsibilities of Participants in the Process"

Beverly Hills Bar Association Annual Family Law Workshops
"Private Matrimonial Mediation - What it Really is and Can
You Ignore it any Longer?"
"Private Matrimonial Mediation - How It Works"

Southern California Mediation Association 10th Annual Interactive Conference
"The Challenging Family Law Case: Solutions Through Meditation"

California State Bar Annual Meeting
"Mediation After the Divorce"
"Caucusing in Mediation: Magic or Mistake?"
"Premarital Agreements in the New Millennium: Tying the Knot
Without Strangling the Romance"

Collaborative Law & Divorce Mediation Attorney Los Angeles CA

law & mediation offices of Judith C. Nesburn | 11661 San Vicente blvd. | Suite 500 | Los Angeles, CA 90049 | Phone: 310-207-4400 | Fax: 310-207-3118
law & mediation offices of judith c. nesburn
11661 san vicente blvd. | suite 500 | los angeles, ca 90049
phone: 310-207-4400 | fax: 310-207-3118
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At the Law and Mediation Offices of Judith C. Nesburn, we handle divorce and family law matters for individuals throughout Greater Los Angeles County, including Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Brentwood, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, the San Fernando Valley, Malibu and Pacific Palisades.