Moore, Bryan, Schroff & Inoue LLP

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Sharon A. Bryan

EDUCATION: Juris Doctor, University of Southern California Law School
Professional Designation in Financial Planning, University of California at Los Angeles
Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri
PROFESSIONAL: Certified Specialist, Family Law
The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
BAR MEMBERSHIP: California State Bar
U.S. District Court, Central District California
American Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
South Bay Bar Association
Women Lawyers of Los Angeles
South Bay Women Lawyers
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
BAR ACTIVITIES: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers:
Board of Directors, Southern California Chapter, 2013-
Treasurer, Southern California Chapter, 2014-
State Bar of California:
Member, Family Law Section Executive Committee, 2009-2012
Editor, Family Law News 2011-2012
Statewide Association of Certified Family Law Specialists:
Board of Directors, 2003-2009
Newsletter Editor Elect, 2003
Newsletter Editor, 2004-Winter 2007
President-Elect, 2007
Chair, ACFLS 15th Annual Spring Seminar, March 2007, and co-chair 2008
President, 2008
Past-President, 2009
Los Angeles County Bar Association:
Delegate to State Bar of California, 1991-1999
Executive Committee, L.A. Delegation, 1996-1998
Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 2001-2004
South Bay Women Lawyers:
Recording Secretary, 1993-1995
President-Elect, 1995-1996
President, 1996-1997
Parliamentarian, 1997-1998
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles:
Board of Governors, 1991-1997
Chairman and Co-Chairman, Family Law Section, 1993-1997
HONORS: Selected by vote of peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 representing top 5% of attorneys practicing in Southern California, and published in Los Angeles Magazine
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards (rated by peers and the judiciary)
Selected for inclusion in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Women Lawyers
Named a Top Women Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine
Peer selected for inclusion in 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions of Best Lawyers in America®”,
SCHOLARLY LECTURES AND WRITINGS: "Cross at Trial" American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Trial Advocacy Institute, 2016.
"Practice Tips" American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Trial Advocacy Institute, 2014.
"What Constitutes Cash Flow for Support Purposes?" California State Bar, 2007
"Tax and Estate Planning Considerations Before Marriage and During Dissolution," California State Bar Section Education Institute, 2004
"Tax Aspects of Divorce."  California State Bar, 2003
"New Legislation at a Quick Glance."  White Zuckerman Warsavsky Luna Wolf and Hunt Study Group, 2005
"Selected Bankruptcy Issues for the Family Law Attorney."  Women Lawyers of Los Angeles and Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, 1997
"Family Law Procedure."  Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law
"Marriage of Iredale, Overview and Implications for Law Firm Valuations and Other Professional Practices."  Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Newsletter, Winter 2006 No. 15
"Marriage of Pearlstein:  A Pearl of Wisdom or Further Mystifying the Cash Flow Riddle." Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Newsletter, Winter 2007
"Know the Difference Between (1)  A Blazer Investment; (2)  A Berger Election; (3)  A Dietz Argument Before and After Judgment; and (4)  Whether Alter will Alter Spousal Support vs. Child Support?" Family Law News, State Bar of California, December 2010, Issue 4, 2010, Vol. 32, No. 4
"Another Knot in the Cash Flow Issue," Family Law News, State Bar of California, Issue 4, 2011, Vol. 33, No. 4
"Breaking Up Is Hard To Do; Try Standing in the Child’s Shoe" ACFLS Family Law Specialist, Spring 2012, No. 1
"Phantom Income, Real Taxes, and Child Support, Family Law News, State Bar of California, Issue 2, 2013, Vol. 35, No. 2”.
"Death and Divorce: Crossover Issues Between Family Law and Estate Planning," ACFLS Family Law Specialist, Fall 2014, No. 4.
NEWSLETTERS Editor of Association of Certified Family Law Specialists Newsletter, 2003-2007
Editor Family Law News, State Bar of California, 2011-2012
(Both publications publish educational articles on family law)
PRO BONO/
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Volunteer, Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, 1990’s
Service as Temporary Judge in different branches of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, 2003-present
Service as mediator in Los Angeles Superior Court Central District, and formerly in Southwest District, early 1990’s-present
President, Malaga Cove Homeowner’s Association, 1998
Docent, Los Angeles Museum of Natural History, 1980’s
Patron, Los Angeles Opera, 1998-2003