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Firm Overview: Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation

Torrance Law Firm Focused on Divorce & Family Law Since 1977

Our firm has 70 years of collective experience in the area of divorce and family law. In that time, we have served countless families and individuals throughout South Bay, helping them find smooth and successful resolutions to a wide variety of legal disputes. Let a Torrance divorce attorney at our firm help you face the legal complexities standing between you and the resolution you need.

Our Attorneys

Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation was founded in 1977. Since that time, Patricia Barberis has served in a volunteer role for a number of Los Angeles County Courts as judge pro tempore, arbitrator, and mediator. One of the first female litigators in South Bay, she was also a founding officer and member of the South Bay Women's Bar Association.

Before joining the firm, Colleen Barberis worked at County Counsel Children's Dependency Court. After she began working at the firm, she was appointed by the court as minor's counsel. In this capacity, she was able to interview children, protect their best interests, and function as an impartial voice for children in custody cases as minors are rarely allowed to testify in California courts. She then worked with the Los Angeles Office of the County Counsel in the area of juvenile dependency.

Now, Colleen & Patricia Barberis serve California families as a mother-daughter team dedicated to lending perspective and effective guidance to a range of legal issues in the area of family law. Our invaluable experience allows us to help families and individuals throughout Torrance and the greater South Bay region. Our firm stays closely connected to clients throughout their cases so that they are always fully informed of what is going on, allowing our team to assist them in the best ways possible.

South Bay Divorce Lawyers Dedicated to Communicating with Clients

In our years of practice, we have learned to appreciate the fact that no two cases are alike. That's why we are committed to individualized care and attention for every client. We serve clients throughout Southern California who come from all walks of life and economic backgrounds. Based on our experience working with so many different types of people from diverse areas, we have become skilled at listening closely, identifying their unique needs, and achieving their goals. While many firms say they keep the lines of communication open with their clients, at our firm, this is not an empty promise.

Time and again, our past clients have informed us how surprised they were to find that we truly care about them as individuals and are always available to talk and answer their questions. Unfortunately, this type of client service is a rare reality in the legal world.

Skilled Trial Attorneys with Extensive Courtroom Experience

Torrance Family Lawyers

We always strive to help our clients avoid the costly and time-consuming process of litigation by settling matters out of court. If necessary, however, you can rest assured that we are skilled trial attorneys with extensive courtroom experience who can aggressively represent you in court. Whether you are dealing with a paternity action, facing complex family law litigation, or trying to resolve contested divorce, we have the legal ability and tenacity to address your situation with competence.

Our team can assist you with establishing child custody or modifying existing orders from the court. In addition, we handle a wide variety of issues related to property division - including those that require business and professional valuations. We also can help clients obtain domestic violence restraining orders if necessary.

Other firms may claim to have courtroom skills, but at our firm, we have the trial experience needed to truly protect your interests before a judge. This level of experience is uncommon and irreplaceable. Let Colleen and Patricia Barberis of Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation defend your rights. We are prepared to put our litigation skills to work for you.

Call Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation today!

Don't hesitate to get the legal support and counsel you need and deserve in order to face a family law dispute with justifiable confidence and optimism. We will work to keep you informed and up to date throughout the process and to let you know that you are not alone: Our hardworking, successful legal team will be by your side every step of the way.

Call our Torrance law office today at (310) 904-6648 to book an appointment and learn more about how we are prepared to help you.

Client Testimonials

  • “Very well prepared and aggressive”


  • “I am grateful to Colleen Barberis for her attentiveness, her encouragement and positive demeanor, her fierce determination and her wise counsel.”

    Tom S.

  • “Nobody in the South Bay knows family law better.”

    Gene S.

  • “I highly recommend Pat, Colleen and their team. It will be the smartest move.”


  • “She was knowledgeable, experienced and very kind on top of that”


  • “She is the most trustworthy, fair, honest person I know. She is a true fighter in court to fight for you and your rights”


  • “An exceptionally well-qualified, experienced, and talented attorney.”


  • “Immediately impressed by her attentive and caring demeanor, I knew I had come to the right place.”


  • “A force to be reckoned with!”


  • “Knowledge and preparedness that exceeded my expectations.”

    Janet O.

  • “She put all her effort into the case, and had a clear picture of how the case was likely going to unfold.”


  • “Pat was very supportive and understanding and pulled me out of the mess I was in and handled my case with class and dignity”


  • “Her experience and expertise is unrivaled.”


  • “She's still a tenacious pillar of strength, sweet as can be and surpasses the majority in LA and OC.”


  • “I am so grateful for having found them and enlisted them to represent me.”


Why Choose Us?

  • Mother & Daughter Legal Team

  • 70 Years of Combined Experience
  • Tenacious & Compassionate

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