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Attorney AND MEDIATOR Profile

Michael H. Nathans

Attorney and mediator Michael H. Nathans is the right legal expert with 25 year’s of proven results.  As the founder of Nathans Family Law, APC in Los Angeles, Michael H. Nathans’ focus is on diligently serving the needs of individuals and families to resolve their family law matters out of court.

The Right Lawyer AND MEDIATOR, Right Now

Recognizing Attorney Michael H. Nathans’ divorce and family law expertise, he has been ranked in the top 5% of all California Family Law Attorneys/Mediators every single year since 2012 by Los Angeles Magazine.

Education and Background

Michael H. Nathans received his bachelor’s degree, with high honors, from UC Santa Barbara and graduated from Loyola Law School with distinction. Shortly thereafter, he opened up his own family legal practice over 25 years ago to best pursue the highest standards to the practice of family law.

Family Law Experience

A native of Los Angeles, Michael H. Nathans has decades of experience with the local legal family law process in Southern California and is licensed to practice in all California state courts. He has also acted in the capacity of Judge Pro Tem (temporary judge) for the Los Angeles County courts.

Michael H. Nathans has frequently been appointed by Los Angeles family law courts to represent minor children in contested divorce and child custody cases, owing to his long-term and demonstrated experience in family law and child custody matters.

Professional Legal Affiliations

Michael H. Nathans is affiliated with a number of California legal organizations, including membership in the family law sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Santa Monica Bar Association, the Burbank Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and Lawyers for Human Rights.

Michael H. Nathans is committed to family law and to helping clients resolve family law disputes effectively and efficiently thereby avoiding the high cost, time and stress of unpredictable litigation.  Michael H. Nathans’ career in family law remains motivated by a desire to work directly with clients and devise solutions that can address and resolve family law problems.


Michael Nathans is ranked among the top 1% of USA lawyers

Selected as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent of Attorneys by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC).

Michael Nathans is rated a top family law attorney by Super Lawyers

In recognition of his superior legal ability, Michael H. Nathans has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine every year since 2012.

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Whether it's divorce, child custody or child support, clients benefit from Michael Nathans' expertise in family law and his dedication to helping individuals and families successfully and cost-effectively resolve their family legal matters.

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What Clients are Saying

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“He owns his reputation for being reasonable, to-the-point, a high code of ethics, and able to close the deal diplomatically but in court he demonstrates a command of the language and process.” - Larry B.

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“I must say that hands down, Michael Nathans is certainly a top notch Family Law Attorney. He is very passionate, professional, experienced and extremely skilled at what he does. His counsel and expertise have proven to be so very valuable.” - LaTescia E.

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“Michael Nathans has advised me on various personal matters over several years. His office is extremely good at taking complex and often emotional issues and resolving them in a favorable, timely and cost effective manner.” - C. K.

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