Laurence R. Goldman

Mr. Goldman joined the Firm as an attorney in 2021, and has over 40 years of family law experience. He has held a number of senior leadership positions within organized bar associations, including President of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

Laurence R. Goldman


Phone:    (818) 594-0800

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

Mr. Goldman brings four decades of expertise and experience to Brot Gross Fishbein, LLP. He handles all aspects of family law, including divorce, annulment, child custody visitation, child support, paternity, premarital agreements, property division, restraining orders, and spousal support. Mr. Goldman strives to settle as many cases as possible, and he utilizes master litigation skills when a settlement cannot be reached.

In addition to his role at the Firm, Mr. Goldman is actively involved in a variety of legal associations. Since joining the Beverly Hills Bar Association in 1982, he has become a key member, previously serving as the President among other leadership titles. He is very active within Public Counsel, a pro bono public interest law firm, and is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Section and Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Family Law Section at the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and State Bar of California. Mr. Goldman serves with the Temporary Judge Program for the Los Angeles County Superior Court, where he has also served as a mediator.

Mr. Goldman is regularly recognized by his peers for excellence in the practice of family law. He has earned an AV Preeminent rating for legal ethics and ability by Martindale-Hubbell, and is perennially named a Southern California Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters.

Mr. Goldman received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of San Fernando Valley College of Law. He is certified as Specialist in Family Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization, which is overseen by the State Bar of California.


University of San Fernando Valley College of Law
Los Angeles, CA, J.D., 1977

California State University
Northridge, CA, B.S., 1973


State Bar of California, 1978

United States District Court for the Central District of California, 1978

Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1981

United States Tax Court, 1981

United States Supreme Court, 2004


American Bar Association

Beverly Hills Bar Association

Beverly Hills Bar Foundation

Conference of California Bar Associations

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Public Counsel

San Fernando Valley Bar Association

State Bar of California