Marlo Van Oorschot is a reputed attorney in Los Angeles, CA specializing in the practice of Family Law and Divorce & separation. She is the founding and managing partner of Van Oorschot Law Group PC since 2001. She has extensive experience of 24 years in helping numerous clients in resolving divorce, child custody, child & spousal support, and property disputes.
Using her trademarked strategy, guidance, and teamwork, she approaches the legal concern of every client in the spirit of a process and works with them as a trusted partner while assessing their unique needs.
As a major part of her practice, she emphasizes on helping people over the age of 50 deal with the realities of a divorce proceeding and is sensitive to the issues that older divorcing couples face ranging from retirement and insurance concerns to potential re-entry into the workforce. She is majorly committed to educating this generational group about the complexities they face in divorce.
She is the author of the book titled How To Survive Grey Divorce that has gathered immense praise for raising awareness of the complexities in divorce after 50 years of age. She has also presented ideas about how to minimize the financial impact of such complexities for the benefit of both spouses in her book.
The Los Angeles Daily Journal and LA Family Magazine have published her writings on grey divorce. She has also appeared on KCAL9 News and discussed the concerns related to grey divorce. She has written for the GPSolo magazine of the American Bar Association, and also frequently blogs and speaks on family law issues.
Marlo Oorschot tries to resolve family law disputes by effectively using mediation and other alternative dispute resolution processes and simultaneously enhances her litigation skills.
She has acquired formal training in Mediation from Mosten Mediation and completed 40 hours of basic family law mediation training through Divorce Mediation Training program and 20 hours of advanced family law mediation training.
She has also served on the Los Angeles Superior Court Family Law Mediation Panel. She graduated with honors from California Polytechnic University in Pomona in 1989 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration and major in Law, Finance, and Real Estate. She worked as a Financial Analyst for a security protection company in Culver City in California from 1989 to 1991.
She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Southwestern University School of Law and the license to practice law in the state of California in 1994. She worked with the Law Offices of Robert K. Holmes as an attorney and focused exclusively on Family Law. She simultaneously served as an adjunct professor for a semester at La Verne University School of Law and taught Community Property.
She worked with the law firms Kolodny & Anteau and Mayer, Glassman & Gaines during 1998 – 1999 and 1999 – 2001 before founding the Van Oorschot Law Group, PC in October 2001.
Her law firm exclusively focuses on all issues concerning Family Law and provides expert legal services to her clients. The Los Angeles Magazine named her Rising Star in 2004 and 2005, and Super Lawyer in 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Marlo Van Oorschot holds the membership of the Family Law Sections of both the Beverly Hills Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
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