Marie A. LaMolinara



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Los Angeles Family law attorney Marie A. LaMolinara has worked on a wide range of cases for clients involved in marital dissolutions and disputes over custody and property division.

A highly skilled family law attorney, Marie A. LaMolinara prides herself on her professionalism and the tireless work she does on behalf of her clients. As a Partner at the law firm of Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP, she compassionately represents individuals throughout Los Angeles County, those who are often going through a period of trouble or hardship. Having practiced exclusively in the area of family law for nearly two decades, Marie is, perhaps, most well known for her dedication, diligence, empathy, and legal prowess, focused on securing favorable resolutions for her clients. Marie has extensive experience in matters involving high-asset divorce, paternity, domestic violence and related restraining orders, custody and visitation, support, and pre- and post-marital agreements. Not only a strong negotiator but Marie is always prepared to litigate cases, as and when necessary.

For over five years, Marie has served, by appointment of the Supervising Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Family Law Division, as a volunteer in the Temporary Judge Program, and is certified to serve as Minor’s Counsel. She co-authored, “Strategic Decisions to Minimize Risks in Domestic Violence Actions,” an article published in the Daily Journal, and was featured in Los Angeles Magazine as a Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” for several consecutive years. Marie also currently serves on the Board of Directors for LevittQuinn, a non-profit organization that provides low-cost/pro bono legal services to low-income families. Joined by two of the Firm’s founding partners, Marie was also nominated for the Los Angeles Business Journal’s, ‘2024 Women’s Leadership Awards’.

Marie earned her law degree from Southwestern University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California.

Marie A. LaMolinara

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Super Lawyers SoCal Top 50 Women List
Los Angeles Business Journal 50 Largest Law Firms In L.A.
AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer 25 Years Running
Southwestern Law Firm Outstanding Law Firm
Certified Family Law Specialist

Marie A. LaMolinara

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Dissolution
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Marital Property
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2003


  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 12/2002
    • Honors: Southwestern Moot Court Honors Program, Member, 2001
    • Honors: First-Place Regional Team and Individual Recipient, Best Oralist Award, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Competition Final Rounds
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles
    • B.A. - 1997
    • Honors: Dean’s List Commendations, 1995 and 1996

Professional Associations &

  • Association of Trial Lawyers, Member, 2003 to Present
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member


  • Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” 2008–2012

Published Work

  • “Strategic decisions to minimize risks in domestic violence actions,” Co-Author, Daily Journal, June 19, 2019

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Minor's Counsel

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, LevittQuinn Family Law Center (January 1, 2024)