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Kelly Chang Rickert, Attorney

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Kelly Chang Rickert (formerly Kelly Yi-Yi Chang) is the founder of the Law and Mediation Offices of Kelly Chang, A Professional Law Corporation, a firm dedicated exclusively to Family Law. She has been certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a Family Law Specialist, a distinction earned by only approximately 200 California family law attorneys.

She is frequently quoted in the media, and is a legal expert for CBS, ABC, CNN News, KTLA, NBC, Style Network, TV Guide and MTV on Mel Gibson, Tiger Woods, Britney Spears, Christie Brinkley, Madonna, Charlie Sheen, and the Kardashians divorce and custody cases.

Areas of practice include Divorce, Annulment, Legal Separation, Establishing Child Custody and Visitation, Parenting Plan Coordinating, Modification of Child Custody orders; Establishing Child Support  and Spousal Support, Modification of Child Support and Spousal Support; Prenuptial Agreements: Drafting, Negotiating and Representing; Simple Property Division; Complex Property Division; Restraining Orders; Family Law Mediation.

Ms. Rickert was born in Taiwan, and she is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, and conversant in French.


University of San Diego Law School, J.D., Honors
UCLA, B.A. English, Honors
Certified Family Law Specialist
California Board of Legal Specialization
California Real Estate Broker (01441274)
California Notary (2126117)

Awards: SuperLawyers, Rising Star Family Attorney, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Member: Association of Certified Family Law Specialists; Association of Family and Conciliation Courts; Los Angeles County Bar Association; San Francisco County Bar Association; San Diego County Bar Association

Law and Mediation Offices of Kelly Chang, A Professional Law Corporation
438 S. Pasadena Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 765-5767