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November 1, 2017 – BROT & GROSS, LLP. – Recognized in 8th Edition of “Best Law Firms” for 2018 by US News – Best Lawyers.

October 2017 – ELISE C. GREENBERG – Speaker at Minor’s Counsel Training Program, Los Angeles County Bar Association “Special Issues in the Representation of Children”

August 2017 – RONALD F. BROT – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Family Law)

June 6, 2017 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles County Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

February 4, 2017 – MARK P. GROSS - Speaker on Joinder and 3rd Party Issues at a program by the Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association.

February 2017 – RONALD F. BROT & MARK P. GROSS – Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2017, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine.

November 5, 2016 – ELISE C. GREENBERG - Speaker at Beverly Hills Bar Association Family Law Symposium:  The Complexity of Custody Litigation “The Effects of Domestic Violence on Custody Proceedings and the Interplay with the Dependency Court System”

November 1, 2016 – BROT & GROSS, LLP - Recognized in 7th Edition of “Best Law Firms” for 2017 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

October 14, 2016 - ELISE C. GREENBERG - Faculty at Women in Law Institute Workshop, Women Lawyers “Build Strategic Relationships”

October 8, 2016 - ELISE C. GREENBERG - Speaker at Minor’s Counsel Training Program, Los Angeles County Bar Association, “Considering Conflicts of Interest and Other Ethical Dilemma When Representing Children”

August 2016 - RONALD F. BROT - Recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Family Law)

June 2016 - RONALD F. BROT - Elected as Trustee on Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association

March 17, 2016 - RONALD F. BROT - Speaker on Attorney’s Fees at program by the Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

February 2016 - RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS - Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2016, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine

January 25, 2016 - ELISE C. GREENBERG - Joined the Firm as a Partner

November 2, 2015 - BROT & GROSS, LLP - Recognized in 6th Edition of “Best Law Firms” for 2016 by U.S. News & World Report

October 17, 2015 - RONALD F. BROT - Speaker on Cross-Examination of Experts at Child Custody Colloquium presented by the Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

October 3, 2015RONALD F. BROT - Speaker on Evidence at Minor’s Counsel Training Program, Los Angeles County Bar Association

August 2015 - RONALD F. BROT - Recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Family Law)

May 14, 2015RONALD F. BROT – Speaker on Expert Witnesses on Financial Issues at Family Law Symposium for the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association

May 2015 - RONALD F. BROT - Elected Chair of the Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

March 2015 – ELISE C. GREENBERG – Speaker of “Dependency Court Issues in Family Law Custody Care” presented by San Fernando Valley Bar & Association

February 2015 - RONALD F. BROT and MARK GROSS - Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2015, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine

October 11, 2014 – RONALD F. BROT - Panel Chair and Speaker on Evidence in Family Law at Minor’s Counsel Training Program, Los Angeles County Bar Association

August 2014 – RONALD F. BROT – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Family Law)

July 12, 2014 – RONALD F. BROT – Judge, Mock Trial, Family Law Trial Tech Program, San Fernando Valley Bar Association

July 12, 2014 – RONALD F. BROT – Speaker/Instructor on Closing Argument, Family Law Trial Tech Program, San Fernando Valley Bar Association

July 2014 – RONALD F. BROT – Appointed as Family Law Section Representative on Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association

May 10, 2014 – RONALD F. BROT – Chair, 46th Annual Family Law Symposium, Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

May 2014 – RONALD F. BROT - Elected Chair-Elect, Family Law Section Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association

February 2014 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS – Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2014, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine

November 2013 – MARK P. GROSS – Speaker on “Persuasive Presentations” at Family Law Conference, California CPA Education Foundation

October 28, 2013 – RONALD F. BROT – Speaker/Instructor on Closing Argument, Family Law Trial Tech Program, San Fernando Valley Bar Association

October 2013MARK P. GROSSKutcher/Moore Divorce  [more]

October 2013 – RONALD F. BROT – Speaker on Family Law Evidence for Minor’s Counsel at Minor’s Counsel Training Program, Los Angeles County Bar Association

August 2013 – RONALD F. BROT – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Family Law)

May 28, 2013 – MARK P. GROSS – Guest speaker: “Pereira and Van Camp – What do they really mean?”  MCLE meeting

May 22, 2013 – MARK P. GROSS – Guest speaker: “Premarital Agreements”

May 2013 – RONALD F. BROT – Elected Vice Chair, Family Law Section Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association

April 2013 – RONALD F. BROT – Speaker on family law discovery at annual Family Law Symposium for the Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

April 11, 2013 – MARK P. GROSS – Designated as expert witness on civil case with family law issues

April 3, 2013 – MARK P. GROSS – Guest speaker: “Business Valuation, Including Good Will”

March 2013 – RONALD F. BROT – Speaker on Expert Witness Testimony for Association of Certified Family Law Specialists

February 2013 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS – Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2013, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine

January 26, 2013 – MARK P. GROSS - Guest speaker: “Disparaging Parent”  MCLE meeting

November 2012 – RONALD F. BROT – Recognized in Los Angeles’ Best Lawyers, as featured in The Wall Street Journal

November 25, 2012 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS – Recognized in Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers, as featured in The Los Angeles Times

September 18, 2012 – MARK P. GROSS - Suvari divorce entered

August 2012 – RONALD F. BROT – Recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Family Law)

June 30, 2012 – RONALD F. BROT – Program Director and Speaker: Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Program

May 9, 2012 – MARK P. GROSS - Appointed by the Los Angeles County Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for special needs child

May 2012 – RONALD F. BROT – Elected Secretary, Family Law Section Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association

February 2012 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSSNamed Southern California Super Lawyers for 2012, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine

December 2011 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles County Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel, three minors on multi-jurisdictional child custody proceeding

October 3, 2011 – MARK P. GROSS - Appointed by the Los Angeles County Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel in parental alienation matter

October 2011 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles County Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel in custody dispute

July 8, 2011 - MARK P. GROSS – Appointed as fee arbitrator by the Los Angeles County Bar Minor’s Counsel for special needs child

May 2011 – RONALD F. BROTElected Treasurer, Family Law Section Executive Committee, Los Angels County Bar Association

March 2011 - MARK  P. GROSS – Live appearance on The Today Show with his client, Charlie Sheen, regarding child custody [more]

March 2011 – MARK  P. GROSS – Appearance on Entertainment Tonight with  his client, Charlie Sheen [more]

February 2011 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSSNamed Southern California Super Lawyers for 2011, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine

September 17, 2010 – RONALD F. BROTInterviewed by KFI Radio regarding divorce insurance [link]

August 31, 2010 - RONALD F. BROTAppeared on Los Angeles Television CBS-2 and KTLA-5 regarding the McCourt divorce case [link]

March 20, 2010 - RONALD F. BROT – Program Director and Speaker: Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Program [more]

March 9, 2010 – RONALD F. BROT – Interviewed by KFI Radio regarding the role of Facebook in divorce proceedings. [more]

February 2010 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS – Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2010, as featured in Los Angeles MagazineRONALD F. BROT was voted among the top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers [more]

December 21, 2009 - RONALD F. BROT – Appeared on CNN’s “Issues” hosted by Jane Velez Mitchell regarding international child abduction [more]

December 18, 2009 - RONALD F. BROT – Appeared on CNN Headline News regarding the Tiger Woods impending divorce proceeding [more]

December 17, 2009 – RONALD F. BROT – Interviewed by WGBO Radio (NPR affiliate) regarding the international child abduction of Sean Goldman

December 11, 2009 - MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel in a multi-state child custody proceeding

December 4, 2009 – RONALD F. BROT – Interviewed by KFI Radio regarding the Tiger Woods Prenuptial Agreement and marital issues

December 2009MARK P. GROSS - retained as expert witness

October 17, 2009 – BROT & GROSS, LLP – Sponsored continuing legal education program for the benefit of Levitt & Quinn, a non-profit legal services provider.  RONALD F. BROT and SHELLEY L. ALBAUM were speakers: Preparing and Introducing Financial Declarations in Family Law

October 15, 2009 – RONALD F. BROT – Interviewed by KFI Radio regarding the Frank and Jamie McCourt marital separation

October 7, 2009 – RONALD F. BROT – interviewed by momlogic.com regarding Christopher Savoie and the international child abduction of his two small children [more]

August 14, 2009 – RONALD F. BROT – interviewed by momlogic.com regarding Liam McCarty and international parental child abduction [more]

August 12, 2009 - MARK P. GROSS - Appointed by the Los Angeles County Bar Association as mediator for fee dispute

July 2009 – MARK P. GROSS – interviewed by E!TV for Michael Jackson guardianship

July 30, 2009 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for two learning disabled children

July 30, 2009 – RONALD F. BROT – appeared on Hollywood 411 regarding custody of the children of Michael Jackson [more]

July 23, 2009 – MARK P. GROSS - Appointed by the Los Angeles County Bar Association as mediator

July 9, 2009 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

June 29, 2009 – RONALD F. BROT – Appeared on KNBC Channel 4 News regarding guardianship and custody of the children of Michael Jackson [more]

February 24, 2009 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

February 2009 – MARK P. GROSS – Retained as expert witness

February 2009 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS – Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2009, as featured in Los Angeles MagazineRONALD F. BROT was voted among the top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers [more]

November 15, 2008 – RONALD F. BROT – Program Director and Moderator of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Program [more]

October 30, 2008 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

September 30, 2008 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for a learning and developmentally disabled child

September 8, 2008 – SHELLEY L. ALBAUM – Joined the Firm as a Partner

September 4, 2008 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

August 6, 2008 – RONALD F. BROT – Appeared on KNBC Channel 4 News regarding his clients and an international child kidnapping and custody matter

August 6, 2008 – RONALD F. BROT – appeared on KTTV Fox 11 News regarding his clients and an international child kidnapping and custody matter

July 2008 – RONALD F. BROT – Appointed as a member of a Blue Ribbon Panel to evaluate 2009 Southern California Super Lawyers nominees

July 31, 2008 – RONALD F. BROT – Appeared on MSNBC News regarding his clients and an international child kidnapping and custody matter

June 2008 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

May 2008 – MARK P. GROSS - Retained as expert witness

May 21, 2008 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel in a parental alienation matter

March 2008 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

February 2008 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS – Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2008, as featured in Los Angeles MagazineRONALD F. BROT was voted among top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers [more]

July 27, 2007 – RONALD F. BROT – Appointed as a member of a Blue Ribbon Panel to evaluate 2008 Southern California Super Lawyers nominees

July 6, 2007 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for two children with learning disabilities

June 19, 2007 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child and developmentally disabled child

June 9, 2007 – RONALD F. BROT – Moderator and Speaker: Psychological Testing in Child Custody Cases, presented by the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association [more]

May 29, 2007 – MARK P. GROSS - Appointed by the Los Angeles County Bar Association as Minor’s Counsel for developmentally disabled child

May 17, 2007 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles County Bar Association as sole Arbitrator in Family Law Fee Dispute

May 12, 2007 – RONALD F. BROT - Moderator: Breach of Fiduciary Obligations, 39th Annual Family Law Symposium, presented by the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association [more].

May 2007 – RONALD F. BROT – Featured in Los Angeles Magazine article, “Kids Count – Ensure Your Child’s Best Interests”

March 2007 – MARK P. GROSS – Named one of he top 100 lawyers in the Valley by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal

February 24, 2007 – RONALD F. BROT – Moderator and Speaker: The Family Law Trial Opening Statement, Direct Examination, Cross-Examination, and Final Argument, 1st Annual Family Law Trial Institute, presented by the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association [more]

February 2007 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS – Named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2007, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine [more]

September 8, 2006 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

June 26, 2006 – MARK P. GROSS – Speaker and Panel Member: Custody Cases Involving Children with Special Needs, Family Law Section, San Fernando Valley Bar Association

June 2006 – RONALD F. BROT – Re-appointed Chair of Continuing Legal Education Committee, Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

June 2006 – RONALD F. BROT – Re-appointed to Family Law Section Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association

May 27, 2006 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

May 25, 2006 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

May 13, 2006 – RONALD F. BROT – Moderator and Speaker: Family Law Appeals: Preserving the Family Law Trial Record for Appeal, 38th Annual Family Law Symposium, presented by the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association

March 27, 2006 – RONALD F. BROT – Moderator and Speaker: Challenging An Unfavorable Custody Evaluation, presented by the Family Law Sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and San Fernando Valley Bar Association

May 3, 2006 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

February 14, 2006 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles County Bar Association as sole Arbitrator in Family Law Fee Dispute

February 2006 – RONALD F. BROT and MARK P. GROSS named Southern California Super Lawyers for 2006, as featured in Los Angeles Magazine [more]

September 23, 2005 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for two learning disabled minors in a Custody Move-Away matter

September 20, 2005 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel in a matter involving alleged Parental Alienation

August 15, 2005 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles County Bar Association as sole Arbitrator in Family Law Fee Dispute

August 2, 2005 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for two minor children in a Parental Alienation matter

July 2005 – MARK P. GROSS – Appointed by the Los Angeles Superior Court as Minor’s Counsel for an autistic child

June 2005 – RONALD F. BROT – Appointed Chair of Continuing Legal Education Committee, Family Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

April 25, 2005 – MARK P. GROSS – Speaker: Custody Cases Involving Children With Special Needs, Family Law Section, San Fernando Valley Bar Association

January 1, 2005 – BROT & GROSS – Brot & Gross, LLP. formed by Ronald F. Brot and Mark P. Gross