Tamara Shuff Mortensen

  • Tamara Shuff Mortensen

  • Associate

  • Tamara Shuff Mortensen has limited her practice exclusively to family law since she was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2006. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist, possessing extensive knowledge, experience and success in the area of family law, and having demonstrated the highest standard of legal competence in the field of family law.

    Her experience includes the handling of divorce, annulment and legal separation proceedings, high-conflict child custody cases, the establishment of child and spousal support orders, resolution of complex business valuation issues, the characterization of assets and their valuation, including reimbursements, preparation of Premarital Agreements, and the pursuit and defense of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders. She has the credentials, skill and expertise necessary to obtain the best possible result for her clients.


    State Bar of California, 2006

    U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2006

    U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2006


    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California, J.D. - 2005

    Scripps College, Claremont, California, B.A. - 2002


    Certified Family Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California


    In re Marriage of Melissa (2013) 212 Cal.App.4th 598

    In Re Marriage of Shimkus (2016) 244 Cal.App.4th 1262
    (A landmark case relating to termination of spousal support after retirement of California firefighters)