David M. Lederman

David M. Lederman

Member
Location:
Moraga, California
Phone:
866-463-2149
Fax:
925-522-8877
Email:

Mr. Lederman is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Family Law Section and served as Section President in 2008.

Mr. Lederman was appointed to the State Bar of California, Family Law Executive Committee (FLEXCOM) in 2013 and served as chair in 2017. He currently serves an advisor to the California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Family Law & Domestic Relations

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Specialist in Family Law, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1997

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1995
  • University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California
    • B.A. - 1989

Published Works

  • "Commercial Laws of East Asia" (Contributing Author), 1997
  • "Immigration Essentials for the Family Law Practitioner," Contra Costa Lawyer, Vol.13, No.5, May, 2000
  • "DCSS Liaison Report: An Overview of the New Automated Child Support System for Family Law Practitioners," Contra Costa Lawyer, February, 2007
  • Contributor, In Chancery, The Contra Costa Family Law Section Newsletter
  • Message from the Chair , The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 2, 2017
  • Message from the Chair, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 1, 2017
  • Message from the Chair, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 4, 2016
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 2, 2017
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 1, 2017
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 4, 2016
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 4, 2017
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 1, 2018
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 2, 2018
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 3, 2018
  • Technology Corner, The State Bar of California, Family Law News, 1, 2019
  • Update Author for Practice under the California Family Law Code: Dissolution, Legal Separation, Nullity, 2019, 2020, published by CEB.

Classes/Seminars

  • Presented "Handling California Divorce Cases From Start to Finish," National Business Institute Seminar, 2006
  • Presented “Social Media: A User’s Guide to Professional Responsibility, Evidence & Marketing,” Contra Costa County Bar Association, 2012
  • Presented "Divorce Litigation from Start to Finish," National Business Institute (NBI), 2014
  • Presented "How Technology Can Get You Sued," Contra Costa County Bar Association, 2010
  • Moderated "What Family Court Judges Want You to Know," National Business Institute (NBI), 2010
  • Presented "Successful Financial Settlement for your Divorce Client," National Business Institute (NBI), 2007
  • Presented "Handling California Divorce Litigation from Start to Finish," National Business Institute (NBI), 2004
  • Moderated "As Judges See it: Top Mistakes Attorneys Make in Family Court," National Business Institute, 2017
  • Teaching "Essentials 2018: Making a Real Difference," California Lawyers Association
  • Presented “One Fell Swoop: All 6.0 Hours of Specialty Credits,” California Lawyers Association, 2019
  • Moderated “The Judges Speak: Family Court Do’s and Don’ts," National Business Institute (NBI), 2019

Honors and Awards

  • “Outstanding Service Award,” Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, 2019
  • Selected as one of the "Top 100 Family lawyers" in California in 2014 by the American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
  • Traynor Honor Society, 1995
  • International Moot Court "Top Ten" Advocate
  • Rated “Super Lawyer” by Thompson Reuters, 2019
  • Superb Rating on Avvo.com
  • Recommended by Family Court Magazine, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California Family Law Executive Committee (FLEXCOM), Member, 2013 - Present
  • State Bar Family Law Executive Committee, Section Chair, 2016-2017
  • State Bar of California Family Law Executive Committee (FLEXCOM), Legislative Chair, 2015
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS), Chapter Director, 2015
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS), Technology Director, 2016-2018, 2020
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section, President, 2008
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Board of Directors, 2005 - 2020
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section, Advisor, 2017-2020
  • President-elect for the Contra Costa County Bar Association Family Law Section

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • English (Primary)