Matthew A. Breddan Los Angeles Divorce Law Firm

Matthew A. Breddan


University of La Verne, College of Law
Super Lawyers 2010, 2012, 2015-2024
Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent 2019-2024
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
Vice President - Valley Community Legal Fund
Member - Family Law Executive Committee
Ventura County Bar Association
Board Member - Haven Hills Domestic Violence Org.
Board of Trustees - VCC Boy Scouts of America
Executive Board - BumbleBee Foundation

Matthew A. Breddan
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Matthew A. Breddan earned his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Fullerton, in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology. Mr. Breddan obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of La Verne College of Law and began practicing in 1994. He later opened his practice in the San Fernando Valley, focusing predominately on all aspects of family law. In December 2013, Mr. Breddan joined The Reape-Rickett Law Firm as a trusted shareholder and became head of the Calabasas office.

Mr. Breddan is a tireless advocate for his client’s rights and best interests. His goal is to achieve the best possible results for his clients and throughout the process, assuring that children are not used as “pawns” or bargaining chips to accomplish a goal or agenda of either party. From divorce to paternity, establishing parental rights, child custody and visitation, child support, domestic violence restraining orders, and beyond, Mr. Breddan is committed to providing the highest level of family law representation.

In 2019, Mr. Breddan received the first of five consecutive AV Preeminent ratings,  Martindale-Hubble’s highest peer rating, in recognition of his professional excellence and high ethical standards. He has also been selected to the Southern California Super Lawyers list twelve times, reflecting his high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

When not fighting for his clients, Mr. Breddan volunteers his time to the Los Angeles County Superior Courts and mediates in San Fernando, Van Nuys, and the Central Courthouses. He also holds leadership positions within the legal community. Mr. Breddan was appointed as a Trustee to the San Fernando Valley Bar Association in 2016. Following his first successful year as Trustee, Mr. Breddan was re-elected for a second term, and in 2020 he was elected Secretary. In 2022 Mr. Breddan was voted President of the SFVBA and in 2023  he was voted Vice President of the Valley Community Legal Fund. He looks forward to continue serving the greater San Fernando Valley and upholding essential services for the community. In addition to his work in the legal community, Mr. Breddan is a board member of Haven Hills, a domestic violence organization, and has participated in community outreach and education to support domestic violence survivors. He currently serves as the organization’s Vice President. In November 2023, Mr. Breddan was appointed as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Ventura County Council for the Boy Scouts of America (VCCBSA). Mr. Breddan became a member of the Bumblebee Foundation’s Executive Board, a non-profit organization supporting pediatric cancer families in March of 2024.


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