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Senior Supervising Attorney

Elizabeth Lefiti

Elizabeth Lefiti is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she served as President of the Criminal Law Society and interned for two years with the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office. Elizabeth, a San Diego native, received her B.A. in Urban Studies with an emphasis on Crime and Society from San Diego State University.

Practice Areas

Divorce

40e%

Spousal Support

30%

Domestic Violence

20%

Since admittance to the California State Bar in 2016, Elizabeth has exclusively practiced Family Law. She joined Minella Law Group in 2017 and has been fighting for client’s rights since.

In 2022, Elizabeth became certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.

Elizabeth’s practice includes all aspects of family law, domestic violence, guardianship, adoption, and assisted reproductive technology law. Primarily a trial attorney, Elizabeth welcomes complex and challenging cases and is never afraid of difficult issues.

While Elizabeth excels in the courtroom setting, she encourages settlement if it promotes the best outcome for the client. Elizabeth has a passion for representing and advocating for clients in the courtroom and beyond.

Certified Legal Specialties

•Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California, 2022

Honors and Awards

•Super Lawyers Rising Star 2021, 2022, and 2023

Professional Associations and Memberships

•San Diego County Bar Association – Family Law Section
•Section Leadership – New Attorney Member – 2019
•Section Leadership – Member at Large – 2020
•Section Leadership – Member at Large – 2021
•San Diego Family Law Bar Association

Recent Posts From The Team

move-away-caChild Custody & Visitation
July 12, 2024

What California Law Says About Moving a Child After Divorce

A common issue in child custody matters is when one parent wants to move out-of-state, or a good distance away, usually for a new job or to get remarried.
Types of Restraining Orders in a DivorceDivorceFamily Law BlogMediation
July 11, 2024

Collaborative Divorce Can Reduce Conflict

Collaborative divorce is when spouses work together in an honest and open manner to attempt to reach a settlement without having to go to court.
Child Support
July 10, 2024

Can California Child Support Be Changed Without Going to Court?

In California, a change in child support must be approved by the court but it is possible to modify your child support order without stepping foot inside a court room.…