Susannah (Shani) Braffman Amen


p. (310) 550-7477 | f. (310) 271-8313

Shani Amen’s well-rounded legal experience provides for an understanding of the unique needs in sensitive, complex family law matters. She handles all aspects of cases including dissolution, paternity, post-judgment to settlement or trial, as well as negotiating and preparing prenuptial agreements and obtaining and opposing domestic violence restraining orders when necessary. As part of her practice, she regularly takes and defends depositions, performs legal research, drafts pleadings, makes court appearances and attends settlement conferences.

Shani’s past experience includes working at other highly regarded boutique family law firms in the Los Angeles area. She was also a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Aviva K. Bobb in Los Angeles.

In the community, she has volunteered at the Harriett Buhai Center and served five years on the Executive Board of the PTA of Lanai Road Elementary School, which is a National Blue Ribbon School.