STEVEN YODA is a partner at Walzer Melcher LLP. Before joining the firm, he served as a corporate litigator for over 10 years in California’s most prestigious law firms, where he handled complex civil and white-collar criminal matters. He has represented corporate and individual clients, in both state and federal court, in a wide array of cases relating to business torts, insurance recovery, intellectual property, securities, professional malpractice, employment law, and real estate. He now brings this vast experience to benefit clients in complex family law matters. Steve is actively engaged in the legal community. He has served as President of the Japanese American Bar Association (JABA), a Trustee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), and a Board Member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA). Steve is a graduate of Stanford University, where he received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees, and the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) School of Law. From 2004 to 2005, Steve served as a federal law clerk to the Honorable James Ware, United States District Judge for the Northern District of California. He was named a “Best Lawyer under 40” by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) and a “Rising Star” by the Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine since 2013. In 2016, he received the “10 Best Client Satisfaction Award” from the American Institute of Family Law.