As a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and as a Certified Family Law Arbitrator, certified by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Alexandra has outstanding family law credentials. She is also a Fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML).
Alexandra is a highly experienced family law advisor, litigator, and private adjudicator. She is very well suited for the roles of family law private judge, arbitrator, referee, consultant, and mediator. During her over 40 years practicing family law, Ms. Leichter has litigated and negotiated hundreds of complex marital dissolution and high-conflict custody cases; she has consulted and testified as a family law expert in trials and arbitrations involving fee disputes and malpractice actions; and she has garnered extensive experience as a private adjudicator. Her family law experience, along with her demonstrated sensitivity to the emotional and psychological aspects inherent in family law and custody issues, renders her exceptionally qualified as an advisor and litigator to the firm’s family law clients, and as a private adjudicator to other litigants and their attorneys. She is a fierce and firm representative of her own clients, a fearless litigator and negotiator. When acting as a private adjudicator, she is decisive and judicious.
One of the select members of the dual-mediation family law panel of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Alexandra has mediated and resolved some of the most complex and litigious cases on the court’s docket. She is also a frequently sought-after lecturer and author of articles on numerous subjects, including family law practice and procedure, preparing for a child custody litigation, the differences between various private adjudication methods, the validity of pre-marital agreements, use and misuse of psychology in family law cases, parenting plan coordination, foreign marriage and divorces in California, and religious issues affecting family law and custody.