Who We Are


William T. Kermisch, Esq.
Founding Partner

William T. Kermisch is a founding partner of Kermisch & Paletz LLP and was admitted to practice law for the State of California in 2005. Since practicing law, William has been named a Rising Star Excellence in Practice by Super Lawyers three (3) years in a row, 2012, 2013 and 2014, an award only handed out to 2.5% of all lawyers in California. William has contributed as a legal analyst to media outlets such as NBC. William has over 10 years of legal experience almost exclusively in the practice area of family law.

William serves on the Family Law CLE Standing Committee through the Los Angeles County Bar Association and has done so since 2013. William has been published in several reported appellate cases including Lefebvre v. Lefebvre (2011) 199 Cal.App.4th 696, In Re the Marriage of Kin (2010) WL 3129180, and Reedy v. Bussell (2009) WL 884606.

William attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree in 2005. While attending law school, William aided in family law cases at the non-profit legal service Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, where he earned a Certificate of Tribute.

William completed his Bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2001. While attending college, William earned a Ronald E. McNair research scholarship and took third place in the oral presentation competition at the Research Symposium and Graduate Education Conference. William also spent time as a youth advocate for children with emotional disabilities at a mental health center.

William’s mission in representing his clients is to give them the highest level of representation. He says, “My clients may not have a million dollars, but they deserve million dollar representation regardless. I believe everyone deserves A+ representation, which is what I give to all my client's, whether they pay $1 or $100,000.” William started Kermisch & Paletz on the business model of providing the best representation at a price anyone can afford. William makes it his focus to not only provide aggressive legal representation, but to also offer value to his clients and give them the highest quality of legal representation that everyone needs.

William was raised in Miami, Florida and attended high school at Miami Sunset High School, Class of 1992. He is a music lover and guitar player. His favorite bands include the Beatles, Cults, Sonic Youth, Best Coast, and Elliott Smith.


William T. Kermisch, Esq.
Founding Partner

William T. Kermisch is a founding partner of Kermisch & Paletz LLP and was admitted to practice law for the State of California in 2005. Since practicing law, William has been named a Rising Star Excellence in Practice by Super Lawyers three (3) years in a row, 2012, 2013 and 2014, an award only handed out to 2.5% of all lawyers in California. William has contributed as a legal analyst to media outlets such as NBC. William has over 10 years of legal experience almost exclusively in the practice area of family law.

William serves on the Family Law CLE Standing Committee through the Los Angeles County Bar Association and has done so since 2013. William has been published in several reported appellate cases including Lefebvre v. Lefebvre (2011) 199 Cal.App.4th 696, In Re the Marriage of Kin (2010) WL 3129180, and Reedy v. Bussell (2009) WL 884606.

William attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree in 2005. While attending law school, William aided in family law cases at the non-profit legal service Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, where he earned a Certificate of Tribute.

William completed his Bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2001. While attending college, William earned a Ronald E. McNair research scholarship and took third place in the oral presentation competition at the Research Symposium and Graduate Education Conference. William also spent time as a youth advocate for children with emotional disabilities at a mental health center.

William’s mission in representing his clients is to give them the highest level of representation. He says, “My clients may not have a million dollars, but they deserve million dollar representation regardless. I believe everyone deserves A+ representation, which is what I give to all my client's, whether they pay $1 or $100,000.” William started Kermisch & Paletz on the business model of providing the best representation at a price anyone can afford. William makes it his focus to not only provide aggressive legal representation, but to also offer value to his clients and give them the highest quality of legal representation that everyone needs.

William was raised in Miami, Florida and attended high school at Miami Sunset High School, Class of 1992. He is a music lover and guitar player. His favorite bands include the Beatles, Cults, Sonic Youth, Best Coast, and Elliott Smith.