Anthony Catena, Esq.

Anthony Catena, Esq.

“Anthony Catena and this firm without a doubt changed my life and the future of myself and my son.” – T.S., former client

“In all my times watching trials and waiting on my turn in court, I have to say my lawyer, Anthony Catena is by far and away the best I have seen. He knows family law inside and out. He knows what he needs to prove to win.” – R.B., former client

Anthony (“Tony”) Catena is a Senior Attorney leading a team of family law attorneys, paralegals, and support staff with The Broadway Law Firm, PC in Downtown Los Angeles.

Mr. Catena focuses exclusively on family law litigation, including divorce, paternity, complex child custody, and child and spousal support disputes. He delivers successful outcomes for his clients with a pragmatic, assertive, and empathetic approach, both at the negotiating table and before the Court.

While Mr. Catena has extensive courtroom experience throughout Los Angeles County, his “home court” is in Downtown Los Angeles. With over 200 court appearances throughout Los Angeles since 2018 alone, Mr. Catena is accomplished and familiar with Los Angeles family law judges like few other “young” attorneys in the County. Mr. Catena’s firsthand knowledge and experience in court, his track record of success, and a sterling reputation amongst the judges and courtroom staff as a reasonable, productive, and solutions-oriented attorney sets the stage for his clients to get the results they deserve.

In 2019, he was named as one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in California by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys. Mr. Catena is admitted to practice law in all State Courts throughout California and the U.S. Federal District Court for the Central District of California.

Mr. Catena’s clients have described him as “bold”, “confident” and “thorough”, and have said he is a lawyer “who will tell it like it is.” Mr. Catena has broad and diverse experience across many areas of family law, and since he began practicing family law in 2014, he has successfully settled and litigated hundreds of  clients’ complex, sensitive disputes with professionalism, discretion, and care.

Education

  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 2013
  • Associate Editor, Law Review and International Law Journal
  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009

Publications

  •  Drafted successful “writ” published at Blanchette v. Superior Court, 8 Cal.App.5th 521 (2017)
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