Ruth Lynn Estep has practiced law for over thirty years, the last fifteen of which have been devoted exclusively to the practice of family law. Ruth is the Family Law Department Chair Emeritus. Ruth is also the President and Chair of the Family Law Section of the Santa Monica Bar Association. Her proven excellence and knowledge of the law and thorough preparation and skill in the Courtroom have won the respect of judges throughout the County of Los Angeles. In turn, judges have selected Ruth to assist them in making informed decisions pertaining to custody by appointing her as Minor’s Counsel in a number of high conflict child custody cases.
Ruth has been called upon to assist in Training Programs presented at the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She has made presentations at the Los Angeles Athletic Club on topics helpful to other lawyers. Ruth has written scores of articles for various publications on complex issues in family law.
Ruth is well-known among her colleagues and clients for her high standards, integrity, willingness to accommodate her client’s needs, and for her caring and extremely personable nature.
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