About Us/Biographies

About Us

We are a boutique family law office located in Old Town Pasadena offering a wide range of family law services designed to bring your family's security and goals first. We specialize in premarital agreements, marital dissolution (divorce), child custody and visitation, child and spousal support and property division.


Angela M. Rooney Pasadena Family Attorney

Angela M. Rooney, Attorney

Angela holds a BA from the University of Southern California and a JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Her background includes extensive practice in family law, corporate transactions and litigation. Angela is admitted to practice in Federal Court in the Central District and before all California State Courts. She is a member of the State Bar of California, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Pasadena Bar Association, Italian American Lawyers Association, and the National Association of Professional Women. Pasadena Magazine has named Angela as one of Pasadena's Top Attorneys each year since 2009.

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Janeth McDiffett, Paralegal

Having worked alongside Angela since 2005, I know personally that she stands by her clients, and as a result of her conviction, it propels our efforts forward. This truly is a family office, we care and work for your positive outcome. Welcome, and I look forward to working with you.

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Catherine Breckinridge, Paralegal

I look forward to meeting you. My voice will be the first you hear when contacting our firm. In addition to providing paralegal support services to Angela and Janeth, I have also been our firm’s receptionist since 2009. I enjoy getting to know our clients and making them feel comfortable while visiting our home away from home.