Thomas L. Simpson

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Thomas Simpson is a Certified Family Law Specialist and Partner at Feinberg Mindel Brandt & Klein. Before joining forces with the FMBK Team in 2021, Tom was the managing partner for the highly reputable family law firm The Simpson Law Group for 25 years. With the two offices merging, the team is now over 20 attorneys, with offices in West LA, Calabasas, and Glendale.

Tom’s experience as a family law attorney spans almost four decades, giving him vast exposure to complex child custody matters, child and spousal support modification, complex property issues, and mediated agreements. In addition to litigating and mediating hundreds of family law cases, Tom has qualified as an expert witness for plaintiff and defense work, having completed more than 10 Superior Court legal malpractice cases involving complex issues of Family Law. Presently, Tom volunteers as a Daily Settlement Officer and Mediator for the Family Law Department of the Los Angeles Superior Court, one of many pro bono affiliations he provides to the underserved in Greater Los Angeles.

In addition to being an AAML Fellow, Past President and Vice President for the SoCal Chapter, Tom is involved with several other esteemed legal organizations including: International Academy of Family Lawyers, The Chancery Club of Los Angeles, California State Bar Association, Pasadena Bar Association, Glendale Bar Association, California Trial Lawyers Association, The American Bar Association, the California Bar Association and the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.


  • J.D.

    Santa Clara University, School of Law
    - 1973

  • Graduate School of Business

    Santa Clara University
    - 1970

  • B.A.

    Santa Clara University
    - 1969

Awards & Accolades

  • Super Lawyers, Southern California Top Attorneys List, 2005-Present
  • Pasadena Magazine, “Top Attorneys,” 2010-Present
  • Elected to Chancery Club of Los Angeles, 2012
  • United States Army Reserve, Adjutant Generals Corps, Honorable Discharge with Rank of Captain, 1978

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • California State Bar’s Judicial Nominees Evaluation (JNE) Commission, 2016-2019
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Southern California Chapter, Fellow
    • Served as Past Vice President and Past President
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
    • Appointed to the National Board of Governors, 2020-2023
  • Glendale Bar Association, Member
    • Served as Past President
  •  Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
    • Served as Past Executive Committee Member
  • The Campbell Center, Member
    • Served as Past Board Member
  • Glendale Healthy Kids Association, Member
    • Served as Past Advisory Board Member
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court Family Law Mediation Panel

Counties Served

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

    Glendale, CA