Elizabeth Skorcz Anthony specializes in writing winning briefs, at both the appellate and trial levels. She combines creative and insightful legal analysis with clear and dynamic prose. Anthony crafts briefs and motions on a wide range of issues, from family law to torts to statutory claims and more. In the family law field, she and Claudia Ribet recently turned a writ petition into a unanimous and published winning ruling, Lappe v. Superior Court (2014) 232 Cal.App.4th 774, which analyzed the interplay between declarations of disclosure and the mediation privilege.
Earlier in her career, Anthony spent several years at Horvitz & Levy, one of Los Angeles’ top appellate firms. In law school at UCLA, she served as Editor in Chief of the UCLA Law Review.
Throughout her career, Anthony has balanced her law practice with her strong commitment to volunteer work for the Malibu public schools and community. Among other roles, she has served as Public Safety Commissioner for the City of Malibu and chairwoman of The Shark Fund, Malibu High School’s umbrella fundraising organization. She is currently Senior Warden for St. Aidan’s Episcopal church.
Anthony’s personal passion is art, and she is an avid painter. Her work can be viewed at elizabethanthonyart.com.
Anthony is the proud parent of three young adult children, whose interests range from opera to computer engineering to marketing and entrepreneurship. Anthony has been married to her husband Pete Anthony, a successful conductor and orchestrator of film music, for 24 years.