Kimberly Davidson - Esq.
Mediator & Collaborative Attorney
“Thanks for everything, you did a good job. I think Lisa and I avoided wasting years of our lives in the courtroom by using the collaborative process.”
-A.M. and L.M.
Children Always Come First
“Collaborative Practice puts the kids first. All the decisions are what we made- not the lawyers or the judges. It gave us control over the outcome of our divorce.”
Bringing Comfort & Relief
“It’s easy to see that this isn’t merely a job for you, but you truly do care for the people who come to your door and desire to bring comfort and relief in the midst of some of life’s most troubling storms.”
A Humanistic Approach
“Your ability to provide quality legal service along with a humanistic approach to settle this difficult situation in my life was greatly appreciated. ‘Under the circumstances,’ I enjoyed working with you and just wanted you to know how grateful I am that I selected you to provide my legal service.”
Best in the South Bay
“Thank you for all your kindness during this very painful and difficult process. I definitely know why you are the best in the South Bay.”
Attitude, Professionalism, Consideration, Sensitivity
“I wanted to thank you again for your help in completing my divorce. I greatly appreciated the helpful attitude, professionalism, consideration, and sensitivity that you brought to it in regards to both myself and M…”
Well-Being at the End
“I have to tell you it has truly been a pleasure working with you as you are not only very good at what you do but have a very personal interest in the outcome of everyone’s well-being at the end.”
“I can’t imagine how we could have ended up in a better spot than we are today. Your dedication to our family made this possible and I am in your debt.”
Kimberly Davidson is a founding partner of the Collaborative Center of Southern California.
Kim is a pioneer in the South Bay family law community for her work in no – court options for divorce. In 2000, she chose to stop taking litigated family law matters, and her practice since then has focused exclusively on mediation or collaborative practice as a way for couples to divorce.
She has extensive mediation and collaborative training and was a co-founder in 2000 of “A Better Divorce,” one of the first collaborative practice groups in Southern California. Kim then went on to assist in the creation of the statewide collaborative organization, “Collaborative Practice California,” and served as its second President. She is active in mentoring and presenting workshops in Mediation and Collaborative Practice throughout California.
Kim graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Psychology and from Loyola Marymount University with an M.A. in Counseling Psychology. She received her Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law. In addition to her counseling background, Kim has experience working with substance abuse issues and the unique impact those issues have on the divorcing family. She has been named by Super Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in Southern California.