Saul M. Gelbart

Saul M. Gelbart


Stegmeier, Gelbart, Schwartz & Benavente, LLP

Recognized since 2009

Irvine, California

Practice Areas

Family Law

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Saul Gelbart is a Diplomate in the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a Certified Family Law Specialist and a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, having served its Southern California Chapter in many official capacities including President. Mr. Gelbart is also a Fellow in the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, a Founding Fellow in the Orange County Bar Association's Society of Fellows, and a member of the Orange County Bar Association. Among his distinctions, he has been consistently named in Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. He was included on the list of the top 50 lawyers - all specialties included - in Orange County, and, most recently, elected as Diplomate in the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a select group of the top 100 family law trial attorneys in the United States. Mr. Gelbart has lectured before many groups, usually on the topics of courtroom strategy, evidence, and the use of math at trial. In past years, he served the Court as a Judge Pro Tem and a Special Master. In the community, he has served on several boards of directors, including a school board, a temple board, and an athletic board. He has litigated hundreds of cases over 30 years and now predominantly handles complex family law cases with difficult custody and/or business issues.

Location

  • 19762 MacArthur Boulevard, Second Floor
    Irvine, CA 92612

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Pepperdine University , J.D., graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • California, The State Bar of California

Affiliations

  • American College of Family Trial Lawyers - Diplomate
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists - Member
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow 2001- Present
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Fellow 2002- Present
  • Orange County Bar Association - Member

Stegmeier, Gelbart, Schwartz & Benavente, LLP
Headquarters: Irvine, California

5 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Orange County (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Family Law

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America - Orange County Family Lawyer of the Year - 2017
  • Southern California Super Lawyers - Top 50 Lawyer - All Disciplines
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers- President of So Cal Chapter, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America- every year since 2009
  • Southern California Super Lawyers- every year since 2003
  • Certified Family Law Specialist
  • “Family Law Person of the Year” by the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2017.

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