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Ruth S. Kremen

Ruth S. Kremen is an expert family law attorney with a broad and distinguished background that includes public service as well as law. Her commitment to family issues has led her to volunteer for many years and in various capacities in the field of child care. She presently serves as a family law mediator with the Los Angeles Superior Court. She is a past President of the Child Care Resource Center of Los Angeles County.Ms. Kremen received her B.A. from Amherst College in 1976. She then became a Coro Foundation Fellow in Public Affairs in Los Angeles, a position that culminated in an M.A. in Urban Studies from Occidental College. She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1982 and,  until 1983, clerked for the Honorable William Bryant, District of Columbia Federal District Court. Upon completing her clerkship, she was a litigation attorney in the large Boston firm of Nutter, McClennen & Fish. Returning to California, she practiced general civil litigation, business and family law with McGlashan & Sarrail in San Mateo.

Since moving to Los Angeles in 1991, Ms. Kremen has practiced family law exclusively in reflection of her thorough commitment to family interests. She is married with three children.

Practice Areas

    • Family Law
    • Divorce
    • Child Custody
    • Child Support
    • Guardianships
    • Interstate Support
    • Interstate Child Custody
    • Separation Agreements
    • Premarital Agreements
    • Post-Marital Agreements
    • Collaborative Divorce
    • Child Custody Modifications
    • Paternity
  • Domestic Partnership Dissolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • Civil Harassment
  • Spousal Support Modification
  • Spousal Support
  • Spousal Support Enforcement
  • Child Support Modification
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Name Changes




  • Amherst College, B.A., 1976
  • Occidental College, M.A., 1977

Law School
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1982

1983, California; 1983, Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; 1985, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Los Angeles County (Member, Access to Justice Committee, 2008-2011), Beverly Hills (Member, Family Law Section) and San Fernando Valley Bar Associations; Volunteer, Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law


  • Law Clerk to Judge William B. Bryant, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1982–1983
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Los Angeles County Superior Court, 2001–
  • Family Law Mediator, Los Angeles Superior Court, Van Nuys and Stanley Mosk Courthouses, 1993–


Long Beach, California