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Law Offices of Steven R. Liss

We provide legal services in the area of family law, adoptions, surrogacy, guardianships, mediations, and special education law.


Aug 1979Jun 1982

Juris Doctor

California Western School of Law

Moot Court, Client Counseling, Competition/Wrestling


Baseball, jogging, hanging out with my kids


Licensed California Attorney Steven R. Liss has practiced law privately from his Southern California offices for more than 20 years. An expert in family law, Steven Liss specializes in divorce proceedings, adoption, assisted reproduction programs, special education law, and juvenile dependency law. Each of these areas requires a specific skill set, and Steven Liss brings extensive experience in each of them to his practice. As a component of his expertise in family law issues, Steven R. Liss maintains affiliations with a number of organizations pertinent to his specialty. A strong advocate for the advancement of reproductive medicine, Steven Liss holds membership in both the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and the locally based Pacific Coast Reproductive Society. Mr. Liss is also involved with the nationally prominent adoption education organization, Adoptive Families of America, and the surrogacy advocacy organization, Organization of Parents Through Surrogacy (OPTS). Steven R. Liss earned his law degree from California Western School of Law. Mr. Liss is professionally affiliated with a number of legal organizations, including the California State Bar, the American Bar Association, and the San Diego County Bar Association. A charitable individual, Steven Liss supports a number of worthy causes, including the American Red Cross, United Jewish Federation, and Kids’ Turn, a non-profit organization formed to help children deal with their parents’ divorce. When not advocating hard for his clients, Steven Liss enjoys spending time with his family, playing baseball, and jogging. A longtime Southern California resident, Steven Liss currently resides in the San Diego area.

Professional Organizations

American Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Resolve, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, Adoptive Families of America, San Diego psychological Association,

Kids Turn, American Red Cross, United Jewish Federation