Attorney at Law Kelley C. Finan is the founder and lead counsel of the Law Office of Kelley C. Finan. Ms. Finan was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in Anaheim, California before moving to Los Angeles to attend college at UCLA. Ms. Finan graduated from UCLA in 1996 with a B.A. in History and obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 2001. Ms. Finan was admitted to practice law in California in 2002 and her practice is devoted exclusively to the practice of Family Law. Ms. Finan has practiced law in both the Los Angeles and Orange County Superior Courts. Ms. Finan’s comprehensive family law practice focuses on helping divorcing clients to resolve their conflict through litigation and/or collaboration. She works effectively in either the traditional litigation arena within the court system or within the collaborative divorce model to help couples resolve their disputes without going to court. If court involvement is necessary for any particular case, Ms. Finan competently guides clients through the litigation process. Ms. Finan’s overall goal is to assist clients facing a divorce (or other family law issue) reach a resolution in the least adversarial manner possible so they can move on with their lives. “I guide clients through the divorce process, protect their interests and listen to their concern to help them reach a resolution that is specifically tailored to their individual goals and circumstances.” Ms. Finan is a member of the American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association and South Bay Bar Association. She has also sat as a mediator for family law matters in the Southwest District. Ms. Finan is active in the collaborative practice community as a member of the Los Angeles Collaborative Family Law Association, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.