Attorney Lonnie K. Seide is a partner with the Minyard Morris LLP law firm in Newport Beach, California. Certified as a Specialist in Family Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 34 years of legal experience, Mr. Seide focuses his practice solely on family law. He represents the rights and interests of clients throughout Orange County and the surrounding areas of Southern California who have legal needs involving any of the following:
· Breaches of fiduciary duty
· Business valuations and divorce-related business matters
· Complex asset division and equitable apportionments
· Child custody, visitation and support
· Divorce litigation
· Domestic violence
· Modifications and enforcements
· Retirement plan, stock option and separate property valuations and characterizations
· Spousal support
· Pre- and postnuptial agreement validation and enforcement
A 1982 honors graduate of Northeastern University, Mr. Seide obtained his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law in 1985. He holds his license to practice in Massachusetts as well as California, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Throughout his career, he has proven himself an invaluable ally for those who are going through divorce, particularly business owners and spouses seeking a fair share of their business interests and considerable personal assets. A leader in his field, Mr. Seide has several publications to his credit, and he has conducted a number of lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics related to family law.
Recognized for his professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Seide holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. Moreover, he has received “Superb” client ratings on Avvo along with numerous positive testimonial and referrals from those he has served. Lonnie was also recognized as the BEST FAMILY LAW LAWYER OF THE YEAR—ORANGE COUNTY FOR 2020 BY BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA.
Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Seide has served on the board of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Southern California Chapter, and he is a member of the Orange County Bar Association\'s Judiciary Committee. He is also a founding fellow of the Orange County Bar Foundation\'s Society of Fellows, and he has served in a number of leadership roles with the Orange County Bar Association\'s Family Law Section, including as a president.
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