Founded by Demetria Graves, California Family Law Specialist, and Merissa V Grayson, Esq., America’s Blended Family Expert, The Elite Firm is the first of its kind, providing legal representation in family law, entertainment law, criminal defense, crisis management, and support business services to African-American Celebrities, Athletes and High-Profile influencers. Managed and staffed by a team of successful, dynamic African-American women, The Elite Firm is comprised of lawyers, specialists, strategists and problem solvers; all with extremely successful careers in their individual fields of expertise. The partners of The Elite Firm have been featured in national publications and have had multiple appearances on networks including: Black Enterprise, Radio-One, Sheen Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine, The Michael Baisden Show, NBC and many more.
After operating successful individual firms of their own, the two high powered attorneys recognized the increasing need for an organization like The Elite Firm to exist. Managing Partner, Merissa V. Grayson, Esq., is a divorce and child custody attorney specializing in father’s rights. She has been named one of the “Top 10 Black Female Attorneys You Should Know” within Black Enterprise and serves on the board of the Black Women Lawyers Association, Los Angeles. Attorney Grayson is also a co-parent coach, mediator, author of a 3-part book series, The Business of Co-Parenting, and a public speaker with topics ranging from Family Law, co-parenting and other blended family related topics, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, and more. Managing Partner, Demetria Graves, Esq., is a Family Law Specialist certified by the State Bar of California. She has been named one of California’s Super Lawyers and received “Woman of the Year” by Women in Business.Attorney Graves is the current president of the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. serves on the Family Law Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association, and has authored, “It Doesn’t Have to Be Ugly,” a comprehensive guide to assist individuals facing divorce.
In addition to the Los Angeles office, The firm currently operates offices in South Florida, New York, Chicago, and offices are set to launch in Atlanta, Central Florida, DC, and Las Vegas soon. Currently, there are a total of fourteen elite members, all African-American women, focusing on a holistic approach to servicing its client base. Additional services that are currently available via The Elite Firm are: mental health, anger management, domestic violence recovery, parenting classes, crisis management, and personal development.
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