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Brian D Mullen

Brian D Mullen

18952 MacArthur Blvd
Suite 305
Irvine, California 92612
United States

Telephone: 949-955-9155
Facsimile: 949-955-9153
Firm: Wilkinson & Finkbeiner LLP
Practice Overview:
At the law firm of Wilkinson & Finkbeiner, LLP, our mission is to provide high-quality legal services for those facing family law issues such as divorce, child custody, child support, post-judgment modifications and more. The firm's founding partners are certified family law specialists through the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization - a distinction held by only a handful of California lawyers. We draw on extensive experience handling hundreds of cases. This background gives us the ability to approach every case, from the simplest to the most complex, with the skill and foresight to lay a strong foundation for success.
Your goals are important to us. When you come to our office for confidential help, you can expect our lawyers to listen to your story and understand your circumstances. We, in turn, will provide clear guidance and understandable explanations of your options. You can walk away with the peace of mind that comes with knowing what's ahead.
We understand that each case is unique. Our approach will focus on meeting your needs - whatever that may entail. Our legal team is well-equipped with the tools to guide you through any direction your case may take. Whether you end up negotiating an amicable settlement, mediating contested issues or pursuing full-fledged litigation, our attorneys and staff will work hard to protect your interests each step of the way.
Call us to discuss your case with a certified family law specialist during a free and private consultation. Our main office is centrally located in Mission Valley in San Diego, California, with plenty of free parking and easy access. Offices also located in Irvine, Temecula, Corona, and Escondido. In 2013 we expanded to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with offices in Boston, New Bedford, and Hingham.


Professional Profile:
Brian D. Mullen, partner and Wilkinson & Finkbeiner LLP, is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and California Western School of Law. After law school he served as a law clerk to a veteran San Diego attorney whose family law practice deals with primarily heavily contested custody matters before family law and juvenile courts, domestic violence Restraining Orders, guardianships, complex dissolution of marriage cases involving division of assets and debts, and criminal defense. After passing the Bar Exam, Mr. Mullen joined another law group in San Diego for several years. At that firm, Mr. Mullen handled straightforward and complex divorce matters from inception to judgment, including motions for child support before the Department of Child Support Services and Family Support Division. Mr. Mullen also served as lead counsel to several civil matters. In September 2009, he temporarily joined another well-known family law firm, which also handles complex dissolutions and contested child custody matters including guardianships. Mr. Mullen recently prevailed in a highly acrimonious guardianship matter. The case went to trial in November 2009, and at trial the court ordered permanent guardianship to Mr. Mullen’s client, who was the paternal grandmother.
Mr. Mullen’s experience in family law matters helps him as an effective advocate for those who strive to enforce their rights in the California family law courts. He assesses each client’s goals, fights for their priorities and returns telephone calls promptly. Mr. Mullen is familiar with the Family Law and Family Support Division courts in Orange County, as he appears before these departments regularly.
Mr. Mullen is a fluent Spanish speaker, and represents Wilkinson & Finkbeiner Spanish-speaking clients residing throughout Orange County.

UndergraduateUniversity of California San DiegoB.A.1999
LawCalifornia Western School of LawJ.D.2003