Arelis Hughes is an accomplished family law attorney. As a Certified Specialist in Family Law, Arelis zealously and passionately advocates for her clients in negotiations, court proceedings, and trials. She represents clients in a wide variety of family law cases involving child custody, child support, spousal support, property identification and division, reimbursements, domestic violence, and termination of parental rights.
Arelis is a respected litigator and negotiator. She is a graduate of the American Bar Association Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute. Arelis has been pursuing a career in the legal field for over 20 years. She began her legal career as a paralegal, attended law school, and immediately began practicing family law upon her graduation. Her ability to litigate a case was evident early on when she was noticed by a Family Law Judge and opposing counsel, who later hired her. Arelis toned her litigation skills at a prominent Orange County boutique law firm and continued fine tuning her skills as a partner in her last firm. Arelis brings a unique set of skills that allow her to settle a case or if necessary litigate the disputed issues.
Loyola Law School, J.D., 2004
University of California, San Diego, B.A., 1997
California State Courts, 2004
Certified Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Family Law (100%)
California Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
AVVO – rating of 8.1