Deborah Millington Holmes

Deborah Millington Holmes, partner in the firm, is a licensed attorney in California, the District of Columbia, and before the United States Supreme Court. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge in 1977 and her Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 1990 and a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science from National University in 2009. Her current practice emphasizes adoption litigation, adoption, and paternity matters. She also practices in areas addressing child related issues such as child abuse, guardianship and grandparent visitation.

Deborah has served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Los Angeles Superior Court, is frequently appointed by the courts to represent children and does extensive pro bono work furthering the rights of children and families. She is active in the National Association of Counsel for Children, the American Professional Society on Abuse of Children and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Deborah resides in Glendale with her husband and law partner, Robert, and their five children. She enjoys traveling, scuba diving, horses and reading. She is a proud member of the Advisory Board for Children International, a worldwide charity dedicated to helping impoverished children throughout the world.