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"She was always steps ahead of the other attorneys which helped us win the case. She was my guardian during such a difficult time.

- Eyal S.


We believe that you deserve strength, clarity, and advocacy. 

We believe in creating solutions and strategies that are in line with your values and with ours. 

We believe that children deserve to be safeguarded and cherished. 

We believe that cases should be resolved cost-efficiently.

We believe in delivering attentive service - all the time, every time.


Co-Parenting in Los Angeles During Coronavirus Pandemic

Many parents have questions about co-parenting during the coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis. Check out our blog post for tips and answers to frequently asked questions about child custody, parenting time, and child support.

March 17, 2020 by Emily E. Rubenstein

Emily E. Rubenstein Selected to 2020 Rising Stars List by SuperLawyers

Emily E. Rubenstein was selected to the 2020 Southern California Rising Stars list by SuperLawyers, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Southern California receive this distinction.

January 14, 2020 by Emily E. Rubenstein

Financial Infidelity: What It Is And How To Protect Yourself

Financial infidelity is as serious as it is common. What is financial infidelity? Financial infidelity occurs when couples with combined finances lie to each other about money. Financial infidelity can have a significant impact on a Los Angeles divorce.

October 16, 2019 by Emily E. Rubenstein

Law Office of Emily E. Rubenstein Named 2019 10 Best Law Firm for Client Satisfaction

We are proud to have been nominated and accepted as a 2019 10 Best Law Firm for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

July 24, 2019, 2019 by Emily E. Rubenstein



Ms. Rubenstein has been featured in the following publications:


US News and World Report, 

Should You Go Into Business With Your Spouse?Here's what to know before pouring your family's financial future into a single business.

MEL Magazine,

The Men Who Live Off of Alimony From Their Ex-Wives

Recording Phone Calls Can Help Prove Abuse: What you need to know about what’s legal and admissible

GO Magazine,

100 Women We Love, Class of 2017


Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020

10 Best Female Attorney

Client Satisfaction,

American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (2019, 2017)


Recognition for Excellence in the Field of Family Law,

American Institute of Legal Advocates (2017)


LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles (2016)



The State Bar of California (2014)


University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2013)

The Ohio State University (B.A., 2009)

A Los Angeles native, Emily Rubenstein is both a fierce advocate and a calming spirit. 

Throughout her career, Emily has worked with an array of clients, from celebrities and social media influencers to low income survivors of domestic violence.

Emily negotiates and litigates family and divorce cases, whether amicable or contentious. She works with appraisers, forensic accountants, and other financial experts to identify, characterize, and protect assets and income. Divorce cases often involve business valuations, real estate transactions, division of retirement funds, and “hidden” assets.


Emily has extensive experience settling and litigating child custody and visitation disputes as well, including use of private custody evaluations, private co-parenting counselors, parenting plan assessments, and professionally supervised visitations. 

Prior to starting the Law Office of Emily E. Rubenstein, Emily practiced family law at a boutique firm in Brentwood. In 2016, she served as Co-President of the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles. In 2012, she served as a family law judicial extern for the Honorable Monica F. Wiley of the San Francisco Superior Court.  She appears regularly before the Los Angeles Superior Court and has successfully argued before the California Court of Appeal.

Emily attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was an award-winning law student. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from The Ohio State University.


In her spare time, Emily is an avid reader, sports fan, and explorer of California’s beautiful mountains and coast.


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Beverly Hills, California 90210

(310) 750-0827

We proudly serve Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Culver City, the South Bay, Glendale, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Encino and all of Los Angeles County.

© 2019 Law Office of Emily E. Rubenstein. The information on this site is not, and is not intended to be, legal advice. For legal advice, consult an attorney.