After successfully helming their own family law practices in San Diego, divorce and family law attorneys Kim Marie Staron and Bonnie Rabinovitch-Mantel are merging their individual firms to better serve the San Diego County community under the umbrella of Primus Family Law Group, LLP.
"We're thrilled to announce that our separate firms have formed an alliance under the Primus Family Law Group brand. Bonnie and I are excited to partner together for the best interests of our fellow San Diegans needing zealous advocates who will put their clients first," Attorney Staron said.
According to Bonnie Rabinovitch-Mantel, founder of Families 1st Law & Mediation, which is merging with Staron's practice, "At Primus Family Law Group, we put our clients first. Kim and I have always shared the same goals when representing individuals during highly emotional times in their lives: to make sure that our clients understand the process, understand their rights, and know that their attorney will do everything possible to exceed their expectations. Our clients come first, period."
Kim Marie Staron, who has been practicing law since 1993, previously served as an appointed attorney for the Superior Court of California, Family Support Division. She also serves as court-appointed counsel through the Lawyer Referral and Information Service for service members pursuant to the Service Members Civil Relief Act. Attorney Staron has served as President of the Foothills Bar Association, an East County association of attorneys and President of Stoney's Kids, a charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of children in East County. She was a participant in the Volunteer Lawyers Program and received the Manuel E. Wiley award for pro bono services. She previously served as co-chair of the Military Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association. She is a past member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Lawyers Club of San Diego and the Young Lawyers Association of the San Diego County Bar Association.
Bonnie Rabinovitch-Mantel was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, where she graduated from McGill University Law School with Honors, Distinction, and two law degrees. She was published twice in a prominent Canadian Law Journal. Aside from her numerous distinctions, Bonnie has two business degrees, in Marketing and Entrepreneurship, which she also received from McGill University in Montreal. She has been practicing exclusively family law in San Diego for years. Attorney Rabinovitch-Mantel is also fluent in four languages.