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Eugene M Siegel

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Downey, California

I am family law attorney Eugene M. Siegel, dedicated to giving my clients and their legal matters the attention needed to achieve their goals whenever possible. I counsel my clients personally, and in detail, as we prepare their divorce petitions and responses or other family law documents. I do my own legal research. I make court appearances. My clients work directly with me from beginning to end. Each client collaborates with me in a team effort to achieve their goals in practice areas including the following:

I adeptly handles a wide variety of other types of general civil litigation matters as well, including the following:


Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Litigation
  • Business and Civil Litigation
  • Contract Litigation
  • Debt Collection
  • Construction/Contractor Litigation
  • Business Tenant
  • Collection
  • Debtors
  • Fraud
  • Conversion
  • Property Damage
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Negligence
  • Nonjury Trials
  • Arbitrations
  • Mediations
  • Settlement Conferences
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Legal Separation
  • Nullity of Marriage
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Pension Issues
  • Paternity Cases
  • Grandparent Visitation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1980
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of California, 1980


  • Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California
    • J.D. - June, 1978
  • St. Johns University, Jamaica, New York
    • M.A. - December, 1974
    • Major: Government and Public Administration
  • Long Island University, Richard Connelly College, Brooklyn, New York
    • B.A. - June, 1972
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: History/Speech

Published Works

  • Editor, Southeast District Bar Association Membership Bulletin


  • Speaker and Program Director, Legal Education for Youth Program

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California State Bar Association, Member
  • Southeast District Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Southeast District Bar Association, President, 1995
  • Southeast District Bar Association, Officer and Trustee, 1990 - 2000

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Dorothy L. Carfrae, 2000 - 2002
  • Law Firm of Siegel & Olsen, Partner, 1981 - 1982
  • Law Firm of Dinces, Siegel & Olsen, Partner, 1980 - 1981

Pro Bono Activities

  • Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles County Southeast District Courts
  • Judge Pro Tem, Los Angeles County Superior Court
  • Arbitrator, Southeast District Limited Jurisdiction Courts
  • Past Arbitrator and Mandatory Settlement Conference Officer, Southeast District Superior Court
  • Voluntary Settlement Conference Officer, Dispute Resolution Services for the Southeast District Superior Court
  • Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee Arbitrator, Los Angeles County
  • Mandatory Fee Arbitration Committee Arbitrator, Orange County Bar Associations
  • Volunteer Attorney, City of Cerritos Senior Citizens Legal Clinic
  • Probation Monitor, State Bar Court