Peter Walzer

Walzer Melcher & Yoda LLP



Southwestern University School of Law, J.D. 1980

Admitted to Practice


AAML Position(s) Held

  • President
  • President

Legal Organizations

  • President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2018-2019President-Elect, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2017-2018Vice-President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2012- 2018Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Section, 2015-2016Co-chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee, American Bar Association Family Law Section, 2012-2013Vice-President, U.S. Chapter, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2010-2012Appointed in 2008 to the Elkins Family Law Task ForceBoard of Directors, Southern California Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, (2010-2011)

CLE Presentations

  • Divorce & Tax Issues, AAML 2017
  • Social Media Meets the Courtroom, AAML 2017
  • Strategies for Business Valuation in a Depressed Economy
  • Lecturer, Evidentiary Issues in Divorce, LACBA, Family Law Section 2008
  • Drafting Premarital and Postmarital Agreements, UCLA Extension, 2008
  • Effective Legal and Psychological Approaches to Parental Aligment, Estrangement, and Alienation, AFCC, 2008
  • The Art of the Trial Ethical and Malpractice Minefields in Preparation of and During the Family Law Trial, AAML So Cal Chapter Trial Institute, 2008.

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