Our Attorneys

Hugh A. Lipton

Hugh Lipton, a Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar Board of Legal Specialization has been in practice for over 42 years. Handling all phases of Family Law. Hugh has sub-specialized in child custody and regularly interfaces with psychotherapists and custody evaluators to best assess your case and determine the proper procedures to obtain a result that works for you and your child(ren).

Mr. Lipton has been active in appellate cases for over 40 years and has successfully appealed cases previously lost in the trial court and has been equally successful in protecting trial court verdicts which were appealed against his client. Mr. Lipton has been published no less than 10 times and has also successfully prosecuted Writs to the Court of Appeals. He is now successfully interfacing with his Associate Brian G. Magruder to better serve the clientele of Lipton and Margolin

Brian G. Magruder


Brian pays meticulous attention to detail and has a passion for learning the law and has advanced persuasive writing skills. Brian Magruder in good stead as the principal researcher and writer in the firm. Tandem with Hugh Lipton they are one of Los Angeles county premier litigators, they make quite a one-two punch