James Reape Selected 2023 Best Lawyers in America


The Reape-Rickett Law Firm is pleased to announce Shareholder James P. Reape is a 2023 Best Lawyers in America® selectee for family law. Mr. Reape previously received the Best Lawyers in America® for family law in 2021 and 2022. Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence since being published in 1983.


James P. Reape has practiced family law for over 35 years and has significant trial and settlement experience. Mr. Reape is an expert in highly compensated individuals, business owners, complex compensation schemes, and complex or multiple asset matters. He is highly adept at resolving high-net-worth divorces and has extensive trial and settlement experience. Throughout his career, Mr. Reape has represented a diverse range of professionals, including business owners, professional athletes, doctors, lawyers, dentists, corporate executives, and celebrities. His reputation and excellent track record are widely recognized throughout Southern California.


Mr. Reape is a member of the Family Law Sections of the California State Bar, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and the Santa Clarita Valley Bar Association. He has taken leadership roles in each of these organizations throughout his career. Mr. Reape has also served as an Arbitrator and Mediator for Los Angeles Superior Court and Arbitrator for Los Angeles County Bar Fee Dispute Program. He previously served as Chairman of the Los Angeles area for UNICEF, pro bono attorney for Domestic Violence Clinics, and donates his time to various non-profit groups within his community.


Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America® list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to ensure they are in current practice and good standing. Best Lawyers has earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. For the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed to identify the top legal talent, as identified by their peers. In addition to receiving the Best Lawyers distinction, Mr. Reape is a nine-time Southern California SuperLawyers selected and received the AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell for his decades of experience and high ethical standing. He was also voted the Ultimate Attorney in Santa Clarita by elite Magazine readers in 2019.


Mr. Reape provides accomplished legal representation for a wide range of family law matters, including divorce, high-net-worth divorce, premarital agreements, post-nuptial agreements, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, property division, mediation, and more. If you have family law questions or need experienced, assertive representation, contact The Reape-Rickett Law Firm at (888) 851-1611 or contact us Here.

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