Kelly Chang Rickert’s Curriculum Vitae

Kelly Chang Rickert
Kelly Chang Rickert


      • Born in Taiwan, 1976
      • Admitted to State Bar of California, 2000
      • State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization: Certified Family Law Specialist, 2008 – present.
      • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
      • Los Angeles Magazine, Los Angeles SuperLawyers, 2007 – 2022
      • SuperLawyers, Top 50 Women Lawyers, 2021-2022
            • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, UCLA, Honors, 1997
            • Juris Doctor, University of San Diego School of Law, Honors, 2000
            • Drafting and representation on prenuptial agreements.
            • Family Law Trial Court Proceedings. Consultation and Representation in Marital Dissolution and Annulment cases involving issues of child custody and visitation; child support; spousal support; and property division.
            • Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation of issues, coordinating parenting plans in contentious custody cases.
            • Los Angeles County Superior Court, Small Claims Court: Judge Pro Tem
            • Los Angeles County Superior Court, Family Law Department: Mediator
            • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section
            • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Board of Directors
            • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Member
            • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts – California Chapter
            • Harriet Buhai Legal Aid, Volunteer Attorney
            • CBS News, Legal Expert
            • Entertainment Tonight, NBC, Legal Expert
            • Extra!, NBC, Legal Expert
            • MTV, Legal Expert
            • K CAL 9, Legal Expert
            • TV Guide, Legal Expert
            • Style Network, Legal Expert
            • People Magazine, Legal Expert
            • US Weekly, Legal Expert
            • Inside Edition, Legal Expert
            • Hollywood Reporter, Legal Expert
            • NPR, Legal Expert
            • Hope’s Broken Snow Globe (2021) Amazon #1 New Release in Children’s Marriage and Divorce Books
            • Two Adventures With Mom and Dad (2020)  Amazon #1 New Release in Children’s Marriage and Divorce Books
            • Protecting Yourself From False Accusations (2020) Amazon #1 Best Seller in Law Books
            • Strategies in Family Law, Aspatore Books Publishing (2013)
            • Before Divorce: Do’s and Don’ts¸ (2010)
            • How Much Will My Divorce Cost?, Custody Match (2009)
            • Strange Prenuptial Agreements, Divorce (2009)
            • Is Alimony Possible in Common Law Marriages? , Divorce (2008)
            • YouTube, Divorce, and Airing your Dirty Laundry , Divorce (2008)
            • Filing for Joint Custody, Divorce (2008)
            • Not your Grandchildren’s YouTube Lawyers, USA Lawyers (2008)
            • Should I get a Prenup, and When?, Tie The Knot (2008)
            • The Purpose-Driven Divorce, Modern Woman’s Divorce Guide (2007)
            • Mandarin Chinese
            • Taiwanese
            • French (conversational)
          • Wife and Mother
          • Christian faith
          • Complete Los Angeles Marathon
          • World Traveler (over 30 countries)
          • Pianist with perfect pitch (since age 3)