Elizabeth Hall Peterson, Esq. has dedicated her entire career to family law, passionately advocating for her clients and their families. Having begun her practice at Trope and Trope LLP, which was once the largest family law firm in California, Elizabeth has extensive experience with every aspect of family law. Prior to joining private practice, Elizabeth spent her law school years clerking at the Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court, advocating for foster youth and their families. Elizabeth continues to volunteer at the Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law and through the pro bono activities of the Beverly Hills Barristers Section, of which she remains a Board Member and is a Past President.
A Los Angeles native, Elizabeth moved to Washington, D.C. and earned her B.A. in International Affairs from The George Washington University, interning for the White House and various NGOs. Upon returning to LA, Elizabeth earned her J.D. from Southwestern Law School in 2013. During her time at Southwestern, Elizabeth was President of the Children’s Law Society and Editor of the Journal of International Media and Entertainment Law. While awaiting her Bar results, Elizabeth also served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office in 2013 and 2014, working in the Consumer Protection Division assisting in prosecuting worker death cases.
In addition to practicing at Trope and Trope LLP, prior to joining EPGR Lawyers, Elizabeth also practiced family law with Trope & DeCarolis and Howe Engelbert LLP. Elizabeth is admitted to practice law before the California State bar and is also a licensed realtor. Elizabeth is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association where she serves on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section.