|Warren R. Shiell is a Certified Family Law Specialist - a distinction earned by less
than 1 in 200 family attorneys and has been endorsed by other family lawyers and family
court judges. Applying nearly 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Shiell focuses on resolving
his clients’ family law issues with a minimum amount of conflict and litigation through the
use of negotiation, mediation and settlement conferences.
Graduating from Oxford University with an M.A. in Law in 1985, Mr. Shiell practiced
commercial litigation in the City of London before moving to New York. In New York,
Mr. Shiell handled numerous civil and family law trials and won several appeals at the
New York Appellate Division. Mr. Shiell’s practice is focused exclusively on family law.
He has lectured and published articles on behalf of various local Bar Associations,
newspapers and magazines and has volunteered his time for a number of not-for-profit
legal organizations. He has been named a "Super Lawyer" by Los Angeles Magazine and
has served as a member of the Family Law Executive Committee of the Los Angeles
County Bar Association.
Solicitor of the Supreme Court, England and Wales 1988
New York State 1992
California State 2004
United States District Court, Northern District of New York 1992
United States District Court, Central District of California 2004
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
(PRESENT AND PAST)
Board of Directors of Madison County Office of the Ageing
Oneida Nation Legal Services Volunteer
Harriet Buhai Legal Clinic Volunteer
Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Bar Association
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Southern California Chapter
SELECTED PUBLISHED WORKS AND SEMINARS
“Viral Online Copyright Infringement in the UK and US,” Ent. Law Rev., 2004
“Valuation of Medical Practices in Divorce” co-author with JB Rizzo CPA, Los Angeles
“Recurring Questions Under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act,” co-author with
Alyce LaViolette, California State Bar News, 2017
“Facing the Music In Divorce,”co-author with Kevin Koloff, ACFLS Family Law
Moderator, Beverly Hills Bar Association Symposium, “The Hollywood Divorces:
Navigating a Divorce When Representing Clients in the Entertainment Industry,” 2019
Panelist and Moderator, “Digital Media and Families: Managing Conflict Around
Technology,” Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2019
Presenter and Moderator, Cultural Competency Seminar, “Custody and Visitation in a
Borderless World: International Children in California Custody Disputes,” 2018
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