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

Feb 3, 2021

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 recognized as one of the Top 50 women attorneys in Southern California…

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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 2021

Jan 8, 2021

McGaughey & Spirito was named a preeminent Tier 1 Family Law firm in Los Angeles by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2021. M&S is one of the largest family law firms in the South Bay and is located in Riviera Village in Redondo Beach. The 2021 Edition marks the 7th consecutive…

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McGaughey & Spirito welcomes Nicole Alvarado

Jan 5, 2021

Nicole Alvarado joins us with over twenty years of experience in the legal profession. Nicole is a  certified paralegal and assists the M & S  attorneys in complex divorce litigation. Welcome aboard Nicole!

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Erin McGaughey and Joe Spirito Recognized in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Dec 15, 2020

Erin McGaughey and Joe Spirito were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for their work in Family Law.  The Best Lawyers in America highlights only the top 4% of all practicing attorneys in the United States.

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Update Regarding Operations

Sep 21, 2020

McGaughey & Spirito remains open and will be conducting all business through Zoom, email, telephone, and teleconferencing at this time. If you have any questions, please call our office at 310-465-1000.  

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Erin McGaughey Serves as Editor of Family Law Section E-News

Jan 31, 2020

Erin McGaughey was appointed as editor of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Section E-News. In that capacity, she supervised the relaunch and publication of the Winter 2020 E-News.

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Alison Spirito Published in Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine January 2020

Jan 30, 2020

Alison Spirito was published in Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine for her article titled “The ‘Collaboration Generation’ Will Make Good Family Lawyers”. Check out her article on page 9.    

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Lauren Bass Joins Membership Committee

Jan 16, 2020

Lauren Bass joined the membership committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Barristers/Young Attorneys Section.

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Joe Spirito Returns as Adjunct Faculty at Loyola Law School

Jan 9, 2020

Joe Spirito returned to Loyola Law School to teach a marital property course for Spring 2020. 80+ students enrolled in Joe’s class this semester! Congrats!

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Kim Spirito Joins M&S as Of-Counsel

Jan 1, 2020

McGaughey & Spirito is proud to announce that Kim Spirito is joining the firm as of-counsel. Kim was previously Vice President at Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, where she worked for 24 years until she retired. Before working at Lawyers Mutual, Kim was a litigator at Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith.

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