Judi Curtin was born in New York City, New York in 1951, and has been an Orange County resident since 1979, following her graduation from law school and admission to the California Bar Association in 1978. She is married and has three children (Jessica is a lawyer, Jordan is a clinical social worker, Jillian is a second-year student at NYU and has her black belt in Shaolin Kempo).
Judi is a Certified Family Law Specialist, admitted to the US Supreme Court, and has been rated AV by Martindale Hubble since 1985. Judi has been rated as a Super Lawyer and recognized as one of the top 50 lawyers in California by California Lawyer Magazine since 2004 and has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2006.
Judi has been a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers for the past 10 years and a member of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, an organization comprised of the best family law lawyers in the world, since 2001. She has been previously honored as a family law trial lawyer of the year by Orange County Trial Lawyers.
In Orange County, Judi is a past President of Family Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association and past President of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association, as well as a past member of the Board of Directors of the Orange County Bar Association.
Judi has been a featured speaker in seminars sponsored by the Family Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association as well as CEB Family Law Seminars sponsored by the California Bar Association. She has been likewise the featured presenter at Rutter Group Family Law Seminars.
In addition to having served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Orange County Superior Court over 20 years, has mediated a number of cases and completed a mediation program through the Pepperdine University.
While Ms. Curtin’s practice embraces all areas of family law, she specializes in child custody, complex, and large-asset litigation.