Leon Bennett

6320 Canoga Avenue
Woodland Hills, California 91367
United States
Office Phone: 818-888-7731
Member since 2013
Membership Type: IACP


Lawyer, Mediator

As a leader in the Family Law Collaborative Community for the past decade, Mr. Bennett has over 35 years of experience as a well respected Family Law Expert in Southern California. Mr. Bennett has served the Los Angeles County Superior Court’s as a Mediator and as Judge Pro Temp for over 25 years. Mr. Bennett is also a qualified and experienced Minor’s Counsel.

Area(s) of Practice: Family Law
License(s): Member of the State Bar of California Admitted to Practice before the United States Supreme Court

Professional Activities

President Los Angeles Collaborative Association (LACFLA) 2016-2018 Family Law Executive Committee Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association Past President San Fernando Valley Bar Association Faculty Member (LACFLA) Basic Training for Collaborative Family Law Professionals

Undergraduate Education

UCLA, 1978

Postgraduate Education

J.D. Southwestern School of Law 1984


Mr. Bennett is nationally recognized as an expert in Family Law and a leader in the Collaborative Law movement. He has co- authored changes to Court Rules in Los Angeles County to both inform the public of their options to Litigation, and to provide a uniform process for the handling of Collaborative Law process cases, County wide. Mr.Bennett’s experience as a proficient litigator for over 35 years allows him to bring a unique prospective to the Consensual Dispute Resolution community.