FOUNDER, NELSON KIRKMAN
WHY: Started Newport Beach law firm that specializes in complex family law litigation.
Has tried hundreds of family law matters, “giving him uncommon familiarity with local judicial officers and opposing counsel,” company’s website notes.
IN THE NEWS: Chosen as a Super Lawyer for 2021 and 2022.
NOTABLE: A member of the Family Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association, he also belongs to the Family Law Section of the State Bar of California and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. A licensed private pilot, “which allows him to handle cases throughout the state,” firm notes.