Mr. Shebby’s legal career has benefited 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. In 2011, he was certified as a Family Law Specialist by State Bar of California Department of Legal Specialization.
A rare commodity in the Family Law community, Mr. Shebby is a highly experienced trial lawyer. He has more than two 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” each year since 2010. He has received an AV® Preeminent™ peer ranking (the highest possible rating) with regard to both Family Law and Civil Litigation.
Mr. Shebby is a member of the Board of Directors of the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law. The Center provides free family law assistance and legal education to the poor. He served as President of the Center from 2014 to 2016. In 2017, he was awarded the Center’s Hall of Fame Award, which “honors a volunteer whose efforts exhibit, by action and deed over an extended period of time, exceptional service and dedication to the Center, its clients and its causes, and who has left a permanent mark in its history.”
Mr. Shebby previously served his Catholic community as the chair of the Parish Council at St. Mark Catholic Church in Venice, California. Mr. Shebby 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.
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.