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Erin McGaughey and Joe Spirito Recognized in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

Aug 24, 2022

August 18, 2022 Erin McGaughey and Joe Spirito were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for their work in Family Law.  The Best Lawyers in America highlights only the top practicing attorneys in the United States. This is the fourth consecutive year that Erin was…

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Alison Spirito Featured Guest on New Podcast

Mar 18, 2022

Alison was the guest on the insightful Divorce Conversations For Women podcast hosted by Rhonda Noordyk. In the episode, Alison discusses what you need to know about the mediation process. Listen to it HERE

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Super Lawyers Selects Erin McGaughey as Top 50 Best of the Best

Jan 20, 2022

Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Southern California via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. The top-rated Southern California lawyers are further recognized in Southern California Super Lawyers Top Lists.  Erin McGaughey was again recognized this year as one of the Top 50 women attorneys…

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M&S has received a First Tier Ranking for Family Law Practice in Los Angeles by U.S. News- Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2022

Jan 10, 2022

McGaughey & Spirito was named a preeminent Tier 1 Family Law firm in Los Angeles by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2022. M&S is one of the largest family law firms in the South Bay and is located in Riviera Village in Redondo Beach. The 2022 Edition marks the 8th consecutive…

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Lauren Bass featured speaker

Nov 5, 2021

On November 5, 2021, Lauren was the guest speaker at a continuing education seminar for attorneys-California Divorce Law. Lauren’s topics focused on the areas of child custody and support.

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Alison Spirito appointed to Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Section Executive Committee

Nov 4, 2021

Alison was recently appointed as an executive committee member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)’s Family Law Section, where she serves as Chair of the Membership Committee.

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Alison Spirito Certified as an MC3 Certified Mediator

Nov 4, 2021

Alison is an MC3-certified mediator, which is the premier standard for mediator certification. This certification requires at least 80 hours of mediation-specific training, 50 hours of experience, and compliance with ethical standards. Learn more about the MC3-certification process here.

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Alison Spirito Featured Guest on Podcast

Jul 12, 2021

Alison was the featured guest on the popular Moms Moving On podcast hosted by Michelle Dempsey-Multack. In the episode, Alison discusses the benefits of divorce mediation and explains the mediation process. Listen to it here

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Steven Spitzer Hosts a Child Support Services Department and Court Webinar

Apr 29, 2021

Steve arranged and moderated a zoom webinar panel co-sponsored  by seven Bar Associations. The speakers included a  Judicial Officer of a Title IV-D ( child support) courtroom,  the Director of the Los Angeles  County Child Support  Services Department, and the Chief Attorney for that Department. The webinar was attended by over a hundred attorneys. Well…

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Hollywood’s costliest – and most acrimonious – divorce! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Apr 7, 2021

Joe Spirito quoted in the online Daily Mail! Joe was quoted in a feature online story about the ongoing divorce of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Read story here. The online Daily Mail, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, is the most visited English language newspaper website worldwide. Congratulations Joe!

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