HON. HANK GOLDBERG (RET.)
Known for his extraordinary settlement rate and goals-based approach to mediation, Hon. Hank Goldberg joins Benchmark Resolution Group as a full-time neutral, specializing in Family Law.
Judge Goldberg has developed a statewide reputation for his expertise in family law matters and has experience in settling general litigation matters. Judge Goldberg became a Superior Court judge in 2003, where he spent six years in criminal court and 10 years in family court. He worked on all types of family law disputes and he also has extensive experience handling high-profile and celebrity cases. Very early on in his career, Judge Goldberg worked as the youngest criminal prosecutor in the history of the Los Angeles County DA’s office and during his tenure as a deputy DA, he was involved in prosecuting OJ Simpson and other high profile cases.
Judge Goldberg’s experience in family law crosses over into business, finance, psychology, property and child development. Judge Goldberg has lectured widely on a broad range of family law topics including child custody, minor’s counsel, domestic violence, attorney’s fees, child and spousal support, premarital agreements, family law evidence issues, case preparation, settlement and trial advocacy.
He has also written a book on Family Law entitled Keys to the Kingdom: California Family Law Findings, Orders, and Practice Pointers.
Throughout his successful career, Judge Goldberg has received a number of awards such as Judge of the Year, Outstanding Community Service and Distinguished Jurist.