Reape-Rickett Attorneys Receive Highest Ethical Rating


The Reape-Rickett Law Firm is proud to announce Shareholder Matthew A. Breddan, Esq., Attorney Lawrence R. Goldman, and Donald R. Klahs, Of Counsel, have received the AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This year’s selection is Mr. Breddan’s third consecutive AV Preeminent rating, Mr. Goldman’s twenty-seventh, and Mr. Klah’s twenty-first, reflecting the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise.

Highest Rated Family Law Attorneys in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties

For over 25 years, Mr. Breddan has provided family law services to families across Ventura and Los Angeles counties. When not assisting his clients, Mr. Breddan volunteers his time as a Daily Settlement Officer throughout Los Angeles County Courthouses and serves as Secretary for the San Fernando Valley Bar Association Executive Community. Mr. Breddan is also committed to serving his community; in 2019 he became a Board Member of Haven Hills, a domestic violence agency and non-profit organization that provides life-saving support for domestic violence survivors. In addition to receiving the AV Preeminent Rating, Mr. Breddan has received the Super Lawyers distinction for nine years in acknowledgment of his high degree of peer recognition and professional achievements in family law.

Laurence Goldman has been practicing for over 40 years and has assisted clients throughout Conejo and San Fernando Valleys. In 1990, Mr. Goldman became a Certified Family Law Specialist under the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, in recognition of his extensive knowledge of family law matters. He has also served as a Mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court for over 30 years and has volunteered to support LA Superior Courts. Mr. Goldman is committed to his community and has served the Chamber of Commerce in both Calabasas and the San Fernando Valley and was a member of the West Hills Hospital and Medical Center for over twenty years. In addition to his AV Preeminent Rating, Mr. Goldman has received the Super Lawyers distinction 17 times as one of the top attorneys in Southern California.

Donald R. Klahs has over 35 years of experience and served clients throughout the Santa Clarita Valley before joining The Reape-Rickett Law Firm as an Of Counsel member. In addition to providing clients with straightforward, and results-oriented assistance, Mr. Klahs also served as a Judge Pro Tem and mediated cases for the Los Angeles Superior Court for over 15 years.

Family Law Representation Second to None

As members of The Reape-Rickett Law Firm, Mr. Breddan, Mr. Goldman, and Mr. Klahs are committed to providing distinguished family law services for families across Conejo Valley, Los Angeles, and Santa Clarita Valley. To learn more about the attorneys or if you need family law representation second to none, contact The Reape-Rickett Law Firm at (888) 851-1611 or

For additional information regarding the AV Preeminent rating visit, Martindale-Hubbell, and to learn more about the Super Lawyers distinction visit, SuperLawyers.

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