Ann M. Moder

Ms. Moder is a Certified Family Law Specialist, and is licensed to practice law in both California and Illinois. Her primary focus is complex family law matters and the distribution of multimillion-dollar estates. Ms. Moder represents clients from a variety of backgrounds, including business owners, entrepreneurs, heirs, and sports and entertainment industry professionals.

Ann M. Moder

Email:    moder@bgfllp.com

Phone:    (818) 594-0800

Address: 15260 Ventura Boulevard
               Suite 1500
               Sherman Oaks, CA 91403


Ms. Moder has an extensive litigation background representing individuals in all aspects of family law matters, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, property division, complex financial matters, tax consequences, and pre and post nuptial agreements. Ms. Moder believes that clients should take an active role in determining their future via the settlement process. Although she seeks to resolve matters prior to going to court, she is not reluctant to litigate aggressively on her clients’ behalf.

Ms. Moder has been published several times in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Family Lawyer Magazine, and Attorney At Law Magazine. She attended the National Family Law Trial Institute in Houston, Texas, in 2015 and the Advanced Business Valuation course at the same institute in 2017.

Ms. Moder lived in South America for extensive periods of time and is fluent in Spanish. She attended university in Merida, Venezuela and Santiago, Chile. Prior to obtaining her Juris Doctorate at John Marshall in Chicago, she also lived and worked in Europe.

Community Involvement:

  • Volunteer at the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, volunteer attorney representing clients in dissolution and paternity matters since 2013
  • Volunteer at the Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center, volunteer attorney representing clients in dissolution and paternity matters since 2016
  • Volunteer at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services from 2006 to 2011 – volunteered in the capacity of a guardian ad litem representing minor children through guardianship litigation
EDUCATION

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, JD

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, BA

International Relations, Spanish

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois, 2006

California, 2013

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member of the Family Law Executive Committee

Los Angeles County Bar Association, former Barristers Section liaison to the Family Law Executive Committee

Former member Illinois State Bar Association

Former member Chicago Bar Association, Co-Chair on the Family Law Committee and Co-Chair of the Social Committee, Young Lawyers Section

Former member Small Business Association Council of Illinois

US Supreme Court, 2006