Lee W. Salisbury

Compassionate Pasadena, California Divorce Lawyers with Decades of Experience

Attorney Lee W. Salisbury has been a prominent Pasadena divorce lawyer in California for more than 40 years, maintaining a thriving private practice where he litigates and mediates the most complex issues related to divorce, paternity, child custody and support. He has provided leadership within the legal community through his service to various bar associations, as judge pro tem in several family law departments of the Los Angeles County Superior Court and as a panelist at numerous Continuing Legal Education symposia and seminars. He is a past president of the Pasadena Bar Association. He serves on mediation panels for the downtown Los Angeles and Pasadena family law courts. His expertise, judgment and experience has been recognized by his peers through his admission to such select groups as the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Mr. Salisbury is married to his wife, Emilie, and they have two adult children.


California, 1976
California Certified Family Law Specialist, 1983 to present
U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1978
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1992
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1995 to present


Southern California Super Lawyer, 2004 – 2017
The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 – 2017


AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®


J.D., University of Southern California, 1976
B.A., Stanford University, History, 1973


Pasadena Bar Association
President, 1994 – 1995
Vice President, 1993

The Team

From your initial consultation through the final resolution of your case, you can expect the highest level of client service. We remain in contact with clients on a regular basis and will always remain available to discuss strategy, expectations and the developments in your case.


"It is with pleasure that I recommend Lee Salisbury as an excellent divorce lawyer. He made a very painful process go relatively quickly and smoothly."H.S.


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