Ann Oakleaf, CFLS

Ann Oakleaf provides quality legal representation to her clients.  She believes that effective representation in any legal matter, but particularly in family law, requires expertise in law and the dedication to advocate for clients who are going through one of the most difficult periods of their lives.  Ms. Oakleaf gives sound legal advice and counsel acquired through experience. Before turning to family law Ann practiced business and civil litigation in large and small firm settings.  For the past 25 years she has focused her practice on family law matters and is certified by the State Bar of California as a Family Law Specialist. 

Ann participates regularly in continuing education to maintain her expertise.  She volunteers as a Long Beach and Compton Courts family law settlement officer.  She is a past president and board member of the Women’s Lawyers of Long Beach and a member of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.  She has served on the Board of Governors for the California Women’s Lawyers.







Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Civil Restraining Orders

Legal Specialization

  • California Certified Legal Specialist in Family Law -2010


  • Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, CA

                    J.D.    1984 cum laude

                    Articles Editor, Law Review                   

  • Ohio University, Athens, Ohio                                                       

                    B.A. Degree 1979, summa cum laude

                    Government Honors

Professional Organizations

Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section

Long Beach Bar Association    Family Law Section

Long Beach Superior Court  Family Law Mediator

California Women Lawyers Board of Governors, 2002-2003, 2020  

Women Lawyers of Long Beach Past President                 

Harriet Buhai Center For Family Law Former Volunteer Trial Counsel

Ball Hunt Inns of Court Former Member