John Donahue – West LA Family Law Attorneys

Affordable, High Quality Family Law Representation

John Donahue is totally focused on providing quality, caring, compassionate legal services that minimizes the emotional turmoil that often envelopes family law cases.

Choosing the Right Lawyer can make for a significantly better outcome in your family law case or divorce case!
—John Donahue, Esq.

At the Law Offices of John Donahue, APC- we practice Family Law. 100% Family Law. We take great pride in the personal attention we pay to every aspect of each client’s case, whether it is a child custody litigation case, a spousal support modification or a dissolution of marriage or domestic partnership matter. Our remarkable clients benefit from our 40 years of legal experience in Family Law while keeping a watchful eye on the most cost effective course of action to protect our client’s rights and achieving our client’s goals.

Small Firm Personal Attention from Big Firm Experienced Lawyers

Unlike some big and impersonal family law firms – our clients are not handed off to a new and inexperienced associate lawyer once you hire us. Our clients have the assurance that John Donahue will represent the client at all times. Clients of our firm expect and deserve the personal attention and family law expertise they get when they have John Donahue in their corner as their Family Law attorney. Our firm gives each client our best efforts from start to finish, whether in person, in a boardroom negotiation, in a mediation, or when necessary as fierce litigators in the courtroom.

Small Firm Personal Attention From an Experienced Lawyer

Negotiation is often the first step in resolving a family law dispute. Mediation and collaborative law can also be used to reach divorce, property division, and child custody agreements. When agreement is not possible, we are prepared to effectively assert your rights in family court.


Our Attorneys


John Donahue, Esq.John Donahue, Esq.

John Donahue, Esq. has practiced Family Law for 21 years since graduating Loyola Law School and brings some other unique skills to the table.

John was also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) as a second chosen career path after receiving his B.A. from Cornell University in Child Development and Psychology.

The Licensed Clinical Social Worker experience has been very useful in assisting countless family law clients negotiate their child custody and child visitation agreements.

John Donahue is the managing Partner of John Donahue and will personally make certain that this West Los Angeles Family Law practice is a bright light for those who need legal help with emotionally-draining and stressful family law and divorce matters.
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John Donahue, Esq.

John S. Donahue, Esq. has practiced Family Law for 12 years since graduating the USC Law School.

How many lawyers graduated from TWO of the most prestigious Southern California Universities of all time: both UCLA and USC ?

One comes to mind – our very own John! Prior to attending Law School at USC, John got his B.A. at UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) with the honor that all parents and family are so proud of: Cum Laude!

If it’s been a while since you’ve attended college, Cum Laude essentially means a “Straight A” student.

John is both an education and legal rock star and you’ll be thrilled to have his represent you in your family law or dissolution of marriage/domestic partnership matter.

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The Law Offices of John Donahue, APC serves individuals and families in the West Los Angeles area where our primary offices are located including the multitude of residential communities and incorporated cities around us including: Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Beverlywood, Brentwood, Brentwood Park, Carson, Century City, Culver City, El Segundo, Encino, Greater Wilshire, Hancock Park, Hermosa Beach, Hollywood, Holmby Hills, La Brea, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Malibu, Mandeville Canyon, Manhattan Beach, Mar Vista, Marina Del Rey, Miracle Mile, Norma Triangle, North Beverly Park, Pacific Palisades, Park La Brea, Playa Del Rey, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Ridgeview Country Estates, Rolling Hills, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, South Beverly Park, Studio City, The Flats, Topanga Beach, Torrance, Trousdale Estates, Venice, West Hollywood, West LA, Westgate Heights, Westside, Westwood Village, Wilshire Montana and beyond.