Steve Mindel

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With over 30 years of family law experience, Steve Mindel is a Certified Family Law Specialist and the Managing/Founding Partner of Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein, LLP. FMBK first opened its doors in 1990 as a small Los Angeles based Family Law firm. Steve over the years grew the firm into one of the largest family law firms in all of Southern California. Today, FMBK’s team consists of over 20 attorneys with offices in West LA, Glendale and Calabasas.

Steve focuses his practice on consensual dispute resolution, mediation, contractual family law, complex premarital and postmarital agreements, cohabitation agreements and domestic partnership agreements. Using a hand-in-glove approach, Steve counsels his clients through their family law matters to achieve optimal and satisfactory outcomes.

Steve was named a Southern California Top 10 Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine for the last three years in a row (2020-2023), and has been selected as a Super Lawyer every year since 2004. In 2009, he was even featured on the cover of the Super Lawyers Magazine.

As a fellow in the AAML SoCal Chapter, Steve has served as a SoCal Trial Advocacy Institute Dean, chaired the AAML National 21st Century Committee, and served on the AAML SoCal Board of Examiners and the Website Committee. Steve also serves as the Immediate Past Chair of the Los County Bar Association’s Family Law Section.

Steve Mindel graduated college Magna Cum Laude from UCLA in 1981 and received his Juris Doctorate degree from USC Gould School of Law in 1985.

When he’s not busy practicing law, Steve’s other hats include a hobby chef who wrote his own cookbook, a blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do that teaches Kickboxing classes, and an avid NASCAR fan who cheers for team Hendricks.


  • J.D.

    University of Southern California Gould School of Law
    - 1985

  • B.A.

    University of California Los Angeles
    - 1981

Awards & Accolades

  • Super Lawyers, Southern California Top 10 List, 2020-2023
  • Super Lawyers, Southern California Inclusion List, 2004-Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-Present
  • Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center Ethel Levitt Humanitarian Award, 2017
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association Chief Executive Officer’s Award, 2019
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated℠ by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • International Academy of Family Lawyers USA/Canadian Chapter, Fellow
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Chair of the Family Law Section Executive Committee
  • Managing Partners Forum Beverly Hills Bar Association, Chair
  • Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center, Leadership Council
  • University Synagogues, Past President
  • Lifetime Eagle Boy Scout

Counties Served

Los Angeles County
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  • Feinberg, Mindel, Brandt & Klein, LLP

    Los Angeles, CA