Ilona Antonyan is a founding partner of Antonyan Miranda LLP, a litigation trial attorney, and a Certified Family Law Specialist. Ms. Antonyan became the youngest person in California to become a Certified Family Law Specialist, after achieving the requirements in less than five years.
Concurrent to the practice of law, Ms. Antonyan is as an Adjunct Professor of Family Law at California Western School of Law. She also volunteers as a Judge Pro Tem in both the Family Law and Small Claims divisions of the San Diego Superior Court.
Ms. Antonyan is trained in the Collaborative Law Practice and is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, as well as the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego. In recognition of her substantial family law and trial accomplishments, Ms. Antonyan was named as a Super Lawyer ® in 2015 and 2016, and has also been selected as a Top Attorney by the San Diego Daily Transcript.
Having immigrated to the United States in 1992 as an Armenian refugee, Ms. Antonyan is fluent in English, Russian, and Spanish, and is collaterally licensed as a real estate broker, and also obtained Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. Ms. Antonyan focuses her practice exclusively on family law matters, specializing in high-net worth cases and those which generally involve complex areas of law and litigation. Given her diverse cultural background, Ms. Antonyan regularly represents international businesspersons and large marital estates with an international nexus. Prior to co-founding Antonyan Miranda, Ms. Antonyan managed her own successful family law and civil litigation practice, where she achieved multi-million-dollar jury verdicts on behalf of her plaintiff clients.
Ms. Antonyan graduated from Case Western Reserve University with honors in only two-and-a-half years with two majors and two minors, including a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science, and received her Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law. Ms. Antonyan previously served three years as a Director for the San Diego County Bar Association’s Board of Directors, from 2012 through December 2015.
State Bar Admissions:
- State Bar of California
Federal Bar Admissions
- United States District Court, Southern District of California
- United States District Court, Central District of California
- Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
- San Diego County Bar Association
- Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego
- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
- San Diego Family Law Bar Association
- Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
- American Association for Justice
- State Bar of California, Family Law Section