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Hon. Hank Goldberg (Ret.)

Mediator, Arbitrator, Judge Pro Tem, Discovery Referee, Parent Plan Coordinator

Case Administrator

Known for his extraordinary settlement rate and goals-based approach to resolving disputes, Hon. Hank Goldberg (Ret.) brings his family law court VSC experience to his mediation practice at Signature Resolution.


Judge Goldberg has earned a statewide reputation for his expertise in family law and overseeing general litigation matters. Appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court judge in 2003, he spent six years in criminal court and 10 years in family court. He managed all types of family law disputes and he also has extensive experience handling high-profile and celebrity cases.

Judge Goldberg regularly lectures on a range of family law topics including child custody, minor’s counsel, domestic violence, attorney’s fees, child and spousal support, premarital agreements, family law evidence issues, case preparation, settlement and trial advocacy. He has also written a book on family law titled ​​​​​​Keys to the Kingdom: California Family Law Findings, Orders, and Practice Pointers.

Throughout his successful career, Judge Goldberg has received a number of awards such as Judge of the Year, Outstanding Community Service and Distinguished Jurist.


  • The Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, Judge (2003-2018)
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Deputy District Attorney (1985-2003)
  • Pettit & Martin, Litigator (1988-1989)


  • Southern California Family Law Inn of Court, Judge of the Year (2017)
  • Levitt & Quinn, , Outstanding Community Service Award (2017)
  • The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Southern California Chapter (2016)
  • Distinguished Jurist Award


  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
  • B.A., UCLA