Stephen Cawelti, divorce attorney in Los Angeles

Stephen Cawelti: Attorney

Stephen is a board certified divorce attorney who has specialized in complex family law matters since 2006 in California. He has acted as the lead attorney on hundreds of divorce cases and argued before the Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura County Superior Courts. He was voted by Pasadena Magazine as one of the “Top Family Law Attorneys” in the area for 7 years in a row and named a “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers.

Stephen is active in the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, and Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (ACFLS). He currently serves as the Chair of the Family Law Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (FLEXCOM) and is a member of the Volunteer Mediation Panel for the Pasadena Courthouse. He also serves in the Temporary Judge Program for the Los Angeles Superior Court, hearing family law and domestic violence cases on a volunteer basis. He has written a number of articles on family law issues, including domestic violence and complex financial matters.

Stephen earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School. He completed his undergraduate degree at USC, earning a B.S. in Psychology and Child Development.

Yolanda Holland : Associate Attorney

Yolanda is an experienced family law attorney who is passionate about helping others. She has been an attorney since 1982, graduating Cum Laude from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles in the top 10% of her class. During law school, Yolanda interned with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, as well as Justice Elwood Lui of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District in Los Angeles and the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney. She was also a member of the Dean’s List and the Southwestern University Law Review.

As a mother of three, Yolanda is honored to help parents navigate the divorce process and protect their parental rights. She is currently active in the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, reading and traveling.

divorce paralegal Jonnie Kimmons

Jonnie Kimmons: Paralegal

Jonnie is Senior Paralegal at Cawelti Law. She has over 20 years of experience in the legal field, specializing primarily in family law. Jonnie has a passion for helping others with their family law needs as she has a personal understanding of the challenges and difficulties that many people experience when dealing with highly contested divorce and child custody proceedings. Jonnie is there to help clients navigate their case from beginning to end, whether it is a simple uncontested divorce or a complex multi-issue litigation cases. Her knowledge, compassion, experience, and insight are just some of the qualities that make Jonnie an integral part of the Cawelti Law team. Outside of work, Jonnie enjoys handcrafting artisan soaps, candles, and natural bath and body products, but her greatest joy comes from the time she shares with her family and friends.
Laura Sadler, COO of Cawelti law

Laura Sadler: COO

Laura Sadler is the COO at Cawelti Law, where she oversees the firm’s complete operations, from managing the office to financials. Laura comes to Cawelti Law with a wide breadth of experience, from managing operations at one of the first online mail-order companies to doing website and graphic design on projects such as The Lord of the Rings series, Austin Powers, & Toy Story. In Laura’s free time, she enjoys riding her horse Tyler and going for hikes in the nearby hills. She also loves spending time with her family, which includes her recently adopted daughter, Hannah.