Carrie Block, CFLS*

Family Law & Litigation


Carrie Block has been a practicing Family Law for more than 25 years. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) with experience in all areas of Family Law, including divorce, custody, child support, spousal support, paternity and premarital rights. Carrie helps clients achieve the legal outcomes they seek with compassion and sensitivity. She prides herself on being available for her clients while guiding them through the difficult transition of divorce so that they can move forward into a brighter future.

Carrie is the proud mother of two daughters who are both attending law school and following in their mother’s footsteps to become attorneys in the future.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1990 and earned her Juris Doctor Degree from Loyola Law School in 1993. Carrie has been recognized as a Super Lawyer every year since 2018. She is also on the board of the Orange County chapter of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.

Carrie is always helping her clients weigh the benefits of settlement of a case versus taking an issue to trial. She spends the necessary time talking to her clients and helping them understand every possible outcome of their actions so they can make informed decisions.

*Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.


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Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Mediation & Collaborative Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Domestic Partnership Dissolution
  • Annulments
  • Asset Division
  • High Asset Divorce
  • High Wage Earners & Self Employed Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Business Valuations
  • Dividing Retirement Fund
  • Marital Debt Division
  • Child Custody
  • Rights of Unmarried Parents
  • Visitation Rights
  • Parental Relocation
  • Grandparents Rights’
  • Stepparent Adoption
  • Domestic Violence
  • Restraining Orders
  • Parental Alienation Cases
  • Post-Decree Modifications
  • Post-Decree Enforcements

Honors & Awards

  • 2022 Distinguished – Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement (Martindale)
  • 2022 Super Lawyers selection
  • 2021 Super Lawyers selection
  • 2020 Super Lawyers selection
  • 2019 Super Lawyers selection
  • 2018 Super Lawyers selection
  • 2016 AV Preeminent Rated (Martindale)
  • 2014 BV Rated (Martindale)
  • 2010 Certified Family Law Specialist


  • Loyola Law School Juris Doctorate – 1993
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Bachelor of Arts, Psychology – 1990

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1993

Professional Positions, Associations, and Memberships

  • Associate Chapter Director, ACFLS
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Association for Certified Family Law Specialists
  • California State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Pro Growth
  • Pro Visors
  • Women’s President’s Organization
  • Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • National Charity League