M&S again recognized as a First Tier Ranking for Family Law Practice in Los Angeles by U.S. News- Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2023
Alison guest lectured at Loyola Law School’s Marital Property class. Alongside mental health professional Vi Ballard and financial professional Alex Weinberger, Alison presented to law students on the topic of divorce options including mediation, collaborative divorce, and litigation, and the roles of different professionals in the divorce process.
Joe Spirito was a featured panelist in the Loyola Child and Family Society presentation “Divorce and The Media, a discussion with Family Law professionals.
Alison moderated and introduced professional visitation monitor, Tonie Piper, for the South Bay Bar Association’s Family Law Section Webinar “Professional Visitation Monitoring: Best Practices and Strategies for Hiring Professional Visitation Monitors and Drafting Orders.”
Erin was a panelist on a very interesting and enlightening discussion regarding “No Fault Divorce in California: Managing Client Expectations When They are Not Acknowledged by California Law.”
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 selected and the eleventh consecutive year of inclusion for Joe. Congratulations to both Erin and Joe!
Joe served as the moderator of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Advocacy Training Program (“FLAT”) regarding the use of Experts in divorce cases.
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
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 in Southern California across all practice areas. Congratulations Erin – so well deserved!
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
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.
Alison Spirito appointed to Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Section Executive Committee
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.