2024 Headshot Ann Oakleaf

Ann Oakleaf, CFLS

Ann Oakleaf provides quality legal representation to her clients. She believes that effective representation in any legal matter, but particularly in family law, requires expertise in law and the dedication to advocate for clients who are going through one of the most difficult periods of their lives. Ms. Oakleaf gives sound legal advice and counsel acquired through experience. Before turning to family law, Ann practiced business and civil litigation in large and small firm settings. For the past 25 years she has focused her practice on family law matters and is certified by the State Bar of California as a Family Law Specialist.

Ann participates regularly in continuing education to maintain her expertise. She volunteers as a Long Beach and Compton Courts Family Law Settlement Officer. She is a past president and board member of the Women Lawyers of Long Beach, and a member of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She has served on the Board of Governors for the California Women Lawyers.


  • Whittier College School of Law,  Los Angeles, CA 
    • J.D. 1984, cum laude
    • Articles Editor,  Law Review
  • Ohio University,  Athens, Ohio
    • B.A. Degree 1979, summa cum laude
    • Government Honors

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Legal Specialization

  • California Certified Legal Specialist in Family Law -2010

Professional Organizations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Long Beach Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Long Beach Superior Court Family Law Mediator
  • California Women Lawyers Board of Governors, 2002-2003, 2020
  • Women Lawyers of Long Beach Past President

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