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Minella Law Group, APC, was established in January 2014, by attorney Kathy Minella. Minella Law Group, is a full-service family law firm handling all cases from adoptions to divorce to domestic violence. At Minella Law Group, our motto is service first. Divorce is hard enough; you should not have to struggle with your representation as well. We ensure you are always up to date with your case, presented with all the options available to you, and aim to keep the cost to you reasonable.

We have a very diverse clientele as we open our services to everyone. We are committed to providing high quality representation regardless of your case. As we practice exclusively in family law, we are able to devote all our resources to ongoing education and training. There is no one size fits all approach to litigation especially in family law. You will always be presented with options depending on how you want your case to proceed.

Minella Law Group is conveniently located in Mission Valley. We offer no-cost consultations to determine if we are the right fit for each other as this is a relationship just like any other. Let’s meet to discuss your case, your rights, and your options.

Minella Law Group is your source for skilled and trustworthy San Diego divorce attorneys – we are certified family law specialists.  

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Our Attorneys & Staff

Meet Minella Law Group

Founding Attorney

Kathy Minella


Elizabeth Lefiti

Associate Attorney

Elizabeth has been an associate attorney with Minella Law Group since March 2017. She has a passion for advocating for clients and asserting their rights in the family court setting. Elizabeth is never afraid of a difficult case or challenging issues, she has a knack for discovering the truth in complex financial custody cases. As a young attorney, Elizabeth has litigated several full day trials and passionately continues to grow her experience as a family law attorney. Elizabeth practices all aspects of family law from divorce to custody and support issues to domestic violence restraining orders. Elizabeth is a fierce advocate but also understands the benefit of mediation and working through differences collaboratively.

Elizabeth is a San Diego native. She graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies with an emphasis in Law and Society before attending Thomas Jefferson School of Law. In law school, Elizabeth was certified legal intern with the San Diego Public Defender’s office and earned a coveted spot with their graduate law clerk program and trained in their Trial Skills Boot Camp. Prior to joining Minella Law Group, she practiced with one of San Diego’s most experienced domestic violence restraining order attorneys. Additionally, in 2017 she attended the American Association of Matrimonial Attorney’s Trial Skills Seminar.