Pauline Martin Rosen : Prominent Manhattan Beach Divorce Lawyer

Serving West Los Angeles, from Beverly Hills to the Pacific Palisades

Pauline M. Rosen received her B.A. from the University of Florida in 1975 and her J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1994. She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and the California State Bar. She is the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Ethics, Counseling, and Negotiation and in Criminal Procedure. While at Loyola Law School, she served on the Loyola Law Review and was an officer of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society. She is listed in Who’s Who (1999).

Ms. Rosen is the author of Medical Staff Peer Review: Qualifying the Qualified Privilege Provision, 27 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 357 (1993). She has appeared as a guest on NBC’s In-Depth and The Talk Channel with Denise Richardson. Ms. Rosen’s published cases include People v. Orange County Charitable Services (1999) 73 Cal. App. 4th and Bishopp v. Department of the Air Force (1997) 75 M.S.P.R. 33.

Ms. Rosen began her legal career working with the legendary first amendment and disability rights attorney, Stanley Fleishman (1920-1999), at the firm of Fleishman, Fisher & Moest. During her tenure with Mr. Fleishman, she participated in the following published cases: U.S. v. X-Citement Video, Inc. (1994) 513 U.S. 64; Kilgour v. City of Pasadena (1995) 53 F. 3d 1007; Paige v. Something Weird Video (1996) 908 F. Supp. 714; and Berry v. City of Santa Barbara (1995) 40 Cal. App. 4th 489. Ms. Rosen regularly appeared in United States District Court and the Los Angeles Superior Court.

In 1996, Ms. Rosen formed the Law Offices of Pauline Rosen, located in the South Bay. Her practice expanded to include family law, as she represented clients regarding property division, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, and other matters related to the dissolution of marriage.  From 2016-2020, Ms. Rosen was a founding partner of a boutique family law firm. In mid-2020, she returned to a mediation-focused practice again with the Law Offices of Pauline Rosen.

Ms. Rosen is dedicated to providing compelling, competent advocacy with compassionate client-centered legal services.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1994


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
  • J.D. – 1994
  • Law Review: Staff Member, Loyola Law Review, 1993
  • The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • B.A. – 1975
  • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Major: Education

Published Works

  • Medical Staff Peer Review: Qualifying the Qualified Privilege Provision, 27 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 357, Vol. 27, No. 1, 1993


  • Lecturer, University of Southern California, Inner Circle, Family Law 101: What You Need To Know Before You Say “I Do” in California, 2003
  • Lecturer, Monitored Visitation Training Program, 2002
  • Panelist, Minor’s Counsel in Family Law, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2004
  • Presenter, Minor’s Counsel Basics, Los Angeles County Bar Association and Long Beach Bar Association, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Ethics, Counseling & Negotiation, 1993
  • American Jurisprudence Award Criminal Procedure, 1994
  • Los Angeles Magazine, Super Lawyer, 2006
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2018-2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • California State Bar
  • South Bay Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Collaboration Law Association
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Monitored Visitation, Member, Steering Committee, 2001
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Mediator, 1999 – Present

If you are considering divorce or have been served with divorce papers, please contact Pauline Rosen for an initial consultation. She can be reached by phone at 310-373-9300, by E-mail, or by filling out the intake form on the Contact page.