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Attorney Brian Seastrom is the President of the Seastrom Tuttle & Murphy law firm in Irvine, California. Board certified as a Family Law Specialist by The State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 21 years of legal experience, Mr. Seastrom focuses his practice solely on family law. He represents the rights and interests of clients throughout Orange County and in high net-worth complex family law litigation.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Seastrom has earned a reputation as a highly strategic, effective, results-oriented attorney who delivers exceptional advocacy and results to those he serves. No matter the complexities of his clients' cases, Mr. Seastrom provides invaluable counsel to help his clients make the best-informed decisions on the matters that affect their cases while he works hard to ensure they achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve.

Recognized for his exemplary professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Seastrom holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as consistent recognition as one of the top family law attorneys in his region from Best Lawyers**, SuperLawyers, and other peer review sources. He was also named a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as well as the International Academy of Family Lawyers. He has received numerous positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1998 graduate of Loyola Marymount University, Mr. Seastrom returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 2002. The State Bar of California admitted him to practice that same year, and since that time, Mr. Seastrom has become a regarded leader in his field.

Mr. Seastrom is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, placing him among the nation's top family law attorneys. He has also been accepted to the International Academy of Family Lawyers, a designation held only by the top family law lawyers internationally.

Mr. Seastrom has also served on the State Bar of California's Family Law Specialist Commission for over five years, where he was responsible for drafting and grading the exams of those seeking the designation of Family Law Specialist. He was selected to lead this Committee as its chair in his final year on the Commissioner. Since 2020, Mr. Seastrom has at on California's Judicial Nomination Commission, which is tasked with evaluating and making recommendations to the Governor concerning those applying for the position of Judge in California.

Additionally, he has served as President and Executive Committee Member of the Orange County Bar Association's Family Law Section. He has served on the board of the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County, and he has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of family law topics.

Mr. Seastrom is invited to speak regularly to prestigious groups regarding the practice of family law in California, including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as well as the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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Contact & Links
  • One Park Plaza, Suite 1100
    Irvine, CA 92614
  • English
  • Loyola Marymount University, JD, graduated 2002
  • Loyola Marymount University, BA, graduated 1998
Bar Admissions
  • California, 2002
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Memeber
  • Certified Family Law Specialist, Family Law, California Board of Legal Specialization - Member
  • Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation of the State Bar of California - Memeber
  • Family Law Advisory Commission to the State Bar of California - Member
  • Orange County Bar Association Family Law Section - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • AV Preeminent – Martindale-Hubbell®
  • “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-present
  • The Best Lawyers in the field of Family Law, 2020
  • “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012-2014


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