Best in Southern California, LA Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt & Klein is a law firm in Southern California with a reputation for high-caliber legal representation. Working together with our clients, our goal is to achieve the best results for our clients as efficiently as possible.

We are a first-rate staff of attorneys with impressive professional backgrounds who demand top-quality work. At FMBK, we strive to achieve a satisfying resolution to your case with a minimum of expense and frustration. We balance thorough knowledge of and experience in law with exemplary personal service. FMBK was voted 2010 and 2012 Best Family Law Firm in Southern California by Best of LA TV Viewers (KCAL 9). In 2011, FMBK was included in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.

FMBK was founded in 1996. Today, with seventeen talented lawyers, our firm concentrates on five distinct areas of law: Litigation, Family Law, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Litigation, and Business Transactions. Our law firm is based in Los Angeles.


All of the attorneys in our firm are first-rate professionals with substantial legal backgrounds. We attended top American law schools. Our partners have many years of experience in their legal fields and bring with them impressive lists of credentials.

Six of our attorneys have an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Eight of our attorneys have earned the special distinction of Certified Family Law Specialists* (CFLS) and another one is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law (CEPTPLS)**. As we work with you, you will gain a sense of security, knowing that we will handle your issues in a professional and competent manner.


Our goal is to meet your needs and solve your problems as efficiently, fairly and painlessly as possible without jeopardizing your best interests or rights. Our lawyers aim to achieve the best outcome in the most cost-effective manner.


Our firm provides dedicated personal service. We see ourselves as our clients’ legal counselors – acting as a source of information in order to guide you toward informed, beneficial decisions. We are large enough to offer an impressive variety of legal services, yet small and accessible enough that you can establish a close working relationship with us. Our attorneys respond to clients quickly and make ourselves available. Your calls will be returned promptly, we will keep you informed about what is happening with your case and explain your case to you in a way that you will understand. We will listen carefully to your concerns and understand your needs.


Our attorneys are unique for their versatility. Although we each concentrate in a certain legal area, some of us have expertise in more than one type of law. We are prepared to deal with multiple issues your case may present. With our diverse clientele and various practice areas, our attorneys can benefit from each other’s expertise to provide successful representation.


FMBK attorneys give back to the community by volunteering for many organizations. For a complete list, please click here.


We encourage you to bring matters to us at the first sign that a dispute may entail litigation. The sooner we get involved in a case, the more options we will have. We will assist you in trying to resolve your matter quickly and easily so we can resolve it before it escalates and becomes an expensive trial. By resolving a situation without battling it out in court, we can save you money, time, frustration and stress. However, should an amicable settlement be impossible, our lawyers are also highly skilled litigators who will work for you to present your case professionally and fight for your fair share.

For general information, please contact Steve Mindel, Managing Partner at (310) 447-8675, ext.220 or

** Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law
* Certified Family Law Specialist
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization