Continuing its successful pattern of hiring top talent, premier Los Angeles family law firm Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers has recently added four family law attorneys to the team. Jessee Matana, Amy Stallard Kapner, and Taylor Bouchard Wallin have joined the firm’s Los Angeles office and Nuha Alomar has joined the Orange County office.
“We are very excited to add these talented women to our team,” said Founding Partner Doreen M. Olson. “Like all our attorneys, these four have impressive backgrounds and substantial experience. Our clients certainly benefit from the expertise and skills they bring to the firm.”
Prior to her relocation to California, Matana practiced with a prominent New York City matrimonial law boutique. She has extensive experience in the negotiation and drafting of complex agreements as well as in all aspects of litigation, including a wide array of financial issues and child custody matters. She began her career in public interest work as an Attorney for the Child in child protective cases at The Legal Aid Society of New York. Matana participated in numerous trials and represented more than 150 young clients who were the subjects of abuse and neglect proceedings.
Kapner’s practice focuses on family law issues, custody matters including international and transcontinental move-aways, complex financial issues including business valuations, division of royalties, sale of real estate, valuation and division of stock options and debt, validity of pre-marital and marital agreements, and domestic violence. Kapner serves as a mentor to law students at her alma mater, Loyola Law School, and to young women through the Women’s Law Association of Los Angeles. She is an active member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and the LA County Bar Association and was named a ‘Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers in 2020.
Wallin is a Certified Family Law Specialist and a skilled litigator equipped with experience handling issues ranging from international child custody disputes to complex financial matters. She regularly handles cases involving the establishment or modification of child or spousal support, same sex marriages, obtaining and defending domestic violence restraining orders, contempt trials, dividing Royalties for BMI/ASCAP, Hague proceedings, and jointly owned businesses in a cost-efficient manner. Wallin currently serves on the President’s Advisory Committee on Women in the Legal Profession for the Los Angeles County Bar Association. In 2020 she was recognized by Super Lawyers as an ‘Up and Coming Top 100 Rising Star’ and an ‘Up and Coming Top 50 Women Rising Star’.
A graduate of Chapman University's School of Law, Alomar earned her undergraduate degree from University of California, Los Angeles. She’s a member of the Orange County Bar Association. At Chapman, Alomar received CALI Awards for Highest Grades in Environmental Law and Trial Practice. Alomar served as a certified law clerk with the Bette and Wylie Aitkin Family Protection Clinic in Orange, California. While there, her work included counseling and interviewing clients, preparing protective orders and hosting educational sessions for clients representing themselves in legal hearings.
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Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers, LLP is the preeminent female-owned family law firm in Southern California. The firm’s attorneys specialize in all aspects of family law, including complex divorce, division of high-net-worth estates, high-conflict custody matters, international and domestic child custody move-away cases, parental alienation and contested custody cases, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, dissolution of domestic partnerships and issues specific to LGBTQ+ families, and mediation. For more information, visit molfamlaw.com.