David P. Shebby

Founding Partner

Mr. Shebby is a Certified Family Law Specialist and founding partner of Shebby | Barnett LLP.  Mr. Shebby’s legal career has benefitted from a rigorous academic experience.  He received his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1993 and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1990.

A rare commodity in the Family Law community, Mr. Shebby is a highly experienced trial lawyer.  He has decades of trial experience, and has litigated scores of jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations to verdict.

Los Angeles Magazine recognized Mr. Shebby as a Southern California “Super Lawyer” for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.  He has received an AV® Preeminent™   peer ranking (the highest possible rating) with regard to both Family Law and Civil Litigation.  Mr. Shebby has published articles and lectured for the State Bar of California, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, the American Inns of Court, and other organizations.

Mr. Shebby is the immediate past President of the Board of Directors for the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law.  He is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Family Law Executive Committee.   Mr. Shebby previously served his Catholic community as the chair of the Parish Council at St. Mark Catholic Church in Venice, California, and is a member of the Los Angeles Catholic Lawyers Association and a volunteer for Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles.

He enjoys hunting and fishing, and remains in search of the (thus-far elusive) 100-pound tuna.