Zonder Family Law Group (ZFLG) is a Westlake Village, niche family law boutique firm dedicated to helping families through divorce. ZFLG is settlement minded, ready for trial! We first explore ways to opt out of court whether through mediation or Collaborative Divorce processes. If a settlement cannot be reached, our team will advocate your interests in court. We are “Settlement Minded. Ready for Trial!” — because settlement is never guaranteed. We have offices in Westlake Village and Calabasas. The firm was founded by Lisa R. Zonder, a 25+ year veteran attorney and a Certified Family Law Specialist (State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization) since 1999. Zonder Family Law offers numerous options for clients to resolve divorce while keeping costs down, reducing frustration, and protecting privacy. Options include traditional (court) divorce, mediated divorce, Collaborative Divorce, and private dispute resolution. ZFL handles complex divorces involving business valuations. ZFL has experience handling divorces for athletes, celebrities, physicians, lawyers, biotech execs, teachers, firefighters and stay at home parents and other hard working clients. Lisa Zonder believes ongoing legal education and mediation training is critical. Zonder has taken over 120 hours of advanced mediation and Collaborative Divorce training at pre-eminent institutions including Pepperdine Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in Malibu and the American Institute of Mediation and CDDT/CDI Collaborative Team Trainings. Zonder is dedicated to raising awareness of ways to solve divorce woes out of court. She is a member of the Coalition for Collaborative Divorce. Zonder is also actively working on behalf of the the CP Cal (Collaborative Practice California) statewide group on educational and fundraising initiatives. She is a member of the Board of Directors and is President of CP Cal since April 2016. Zonder is the lead faculty member lecturing for Second Saturday Divorce Education Workshops, and she previously hosted divorce talk radio show titled "Divorce: Lisa Zonder Style" on Ventura radio station KVTA 1590 AM. As a lecturer for Second Saturday Workshops, she provides an overview of the legal process and options for getting through divorce including mediation, Collaborative Divorce, lawyer-to-lawyer negotiation and court.Zonder is a former member of the ProVisors Westlake II Professionals Group. She is a member of the California State Bar and Ventura County Bar Association.
Honors and Awards:San Diego Super Lawyers 2007 through 2013.
Special Licenses/Certifications:Train the Trainer Collaborative Divorce Team Trainings and Shadow Trainer, Skirball Center, (CDTT and CDI), 2013
Talk Radio Show host:
2014Divorce Talk Radio Show Host (2013 to 2014) "Divorce: Lisa Zonder Style" on Ventura's talk radio station KVTA 1590 AM. Radio host and show producer for more than six months. Show is curr
Firm Practice Areas
- Collaborative Law: Family Law
- Family Law
- Family Law Mediation