Maryam Atighechi
Of Counsel

Maryam Atighechi specializes in all aspects of contested and non-contested family law matters. Ms. Atighechi’s passion and goal is to obtain the best possible result for clients while alleviating the emotional charge of a divorce. Ms. Atighechi provides a listening ear through the most difficult time in a client’s life and remains compassionate without compromising aggressive representation. Ms. Atighechi has extensive trial experience and is able to deliver outstanding results through either mediation or litigation.

Awards, Accolades, Publications

  • Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization. 
  • Selected as a Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Family Law in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • Appointed as a Temporary Judge of the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles.
  • AV Peer Review Rated.


  • Western State University School of Law, JD
  • University of Connecticut, BA

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar, 2007
Areas of Expertise:
  • Division of assets and debts in divorce, including complex and mid- to high-net-worth valuations
  • Characterization of property as separate or community
  • Highly contested custody/visitation, including move-away and physical or substance abuse
  • Imputation and discovery of income for child and spousal support
  • Defending or obtaining restraining orders for domestic violence, harassment or stalking
  • Negotiation of prenuptial agreements
  • Contested temporary or permanent guardianship
  • Termination of parental rights for adoption
  • Marital settlement agreements
  • Modification or enforcement of family law orders
  • Set aside of divorce judgments