Jennifer M. Riemer

Jennifer M. Riemer received her Bachelor of Arts Degree, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and her Juris Doctor from Boston University Law School. Jennifer practices exclusively family law and handles cases in the areas of dissolution, child custody and support, spousal support, property valuation and division of property, post divorce issues/support & custody modifications, and domestic violence restraining orders. During her time in law school, Jennie served as a law clerk at Children’s Legal Services in Boston, Massachusetts, and served on the moot court honors board, as an executive committee member, participant, and student judge.

Jennifer is a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California, the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. She serves on the Executive Committee for the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section, and is the Chair of the Child Support Committee for the ABA, Family Law Section.  She recently was appointed to the ABA Family Advocate Editorial Board and the ABA Family Law Section CLE committee.  Jennifer has lectured on family law issues for the American Bar Association, the State Bar, the Inn of Court and other organizations. Jennifer has written articles that appeared in the ABA Family Advocate and Family Law News, a California State Bar publication. She was selected to Southern California Rising Stars in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSE

  • December 2008-present, Member #259352, State Bar of California

 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND POSITIONS

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive Committee Member
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, International Law Section, Executive Committee Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member of Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member of Family Advocate Editorial Board
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member of Fundraising Committee
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member of Nominating Committee
    State Bar of California, Family Law Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section

EDUCATION

  • May 2008, Juris Doctor, Boston University Law School, Boston, MA
  • May 2005, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2008 to present, Attorney, Walzer Melcher LLP, Woodland Hills, CA
  • 2007 to 2008, Law Clerk, Lee & Levine LLP, Boston, MA
  • Summer 2006, Law Clerk, Children’s Legal Services, Boston, MA
  • Summer 2004, Legal Aid Society: Juvenile Rights Division, Legal Intern, Brooklyn, NY

RECOGNITION

  • Selected to Southern California Rising Stars 2015
  • Selected to Southern California Rising Stars 2014
  • Selected to Southern California Rising Stars 2013
  • Selected to Southern California Rising Stars 2011
  • Selected to Southern California Rising Stars 2010
  • Selected to Southern California Rising Stars 2016

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

  • Chair of Los Angeles Chapter of the Vanderbilt Commodore Recruitment and Training Program (2011-2014)

ARTICLES AUTHORED

  • “The Deductibility of Attorneys’ Fees” – Family Advocate, ABA Section of Family Law, Fall 2014
  • “Walking in the Footsteps of International Shoe: Jurisdiction in Family Law Cases” – The State Bar of California Family Law News, Issue 3, 2015
  • “Premarital Agreements for Seniors” – Family Advocate, ABA Section of Family Law, Winter 2017
  • “Premarital Agreements for Seniors” – Family Law Quarterly, ABA Section of Family Law, Spring 2016

 SEMINARS TAUGHT/UPCOMING

  • State Bar of California
    • Initial Pleadings in a Family Law Action – July 2009
    • Family Law Disclosures – January 2012
    • Cigars and Seafood Don’t Mix: Allocating Separate and Community Interests in a Business – June 2015
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Inn of Court
    • “Unreal Estate” – November 2009
    • Electronic Evidence and Elkins Testimony – February 2011
    • “Legal or Illegal – Electronic Evidence” – September 2011
  • Ventura County Bar Association
    • “Social Media Sleuthing: How to Find the Smoking Gun, and Use It” – May 2014
  • National Business Institute
    • “Family Law A to Z” – January 2014
    • “Divorce Cases from Start to Finish for Paralegals” – October 2014
    • “Financial Divorce Settlements from Start to Finish” – January 2015
  • Attorney Credits
    • Initial Client Interviews – June 2013
  • Live CLE Seminar
    • Introduction to Divorce Law – May 2012
  • American Bar Association, Family Law
    • Bankruptcy and Divorce – May 2014
    • My State or Your State: Conflicts of Law in Family Law Cases – May 2015
    • My State or Your State: Conflicts of Law in Family Law Cases – September 16, 2015
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • Trial Training Program – April 2015
  • CEB/Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Los Angeles Paralegal Association
    • Walking in the Footsteps of International Shoe – February 2016
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Strafford
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association