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Get to Know Our Attorneys

Ariel Carter, Senior Counsel

Ariel Carter is a Senior Counsel at the Family Law Advocacy Group who primarily focuses her practice in the area of family law, including divorce, child custody and visitation, and child support. She has appeared for hearings in Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, and San Bernardino courthouses.

Ms. Carter takes pride in her ability to passionately and aggressively represent her clients in all aspects of family law. She has successfully represented Doctors, Engineers, Certified Public Accountants, Business Owners, Police Officers, Firefighters, Real Estate Professionals, Union Workers, and Teachers. Ms. Carter prides herself on her ability to connect with her clients, as well as gain a keen understanding on each individual case. She utilizes the applicable laws to achieve the best outcome for her clients and their families.

Ms. Carter received her undergraduate degree from the University of New Haven and earned her Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island.


Thomas McColl, Of Counsel

Thomas McColl serves as Of Counsel to Family Law Advocacy Group, collaborating with firm attorneys on cases involving dissolution, spousal support, child support, visitation, and other matters of family law. A former U.S. Marine, Mr. McColl earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Idaho State University, and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Whittier Law School. He places an emphasis on exceptional service, personal attention, and prompt communication, and draws from over a decade of experience to provide clients with the insight to make informed decisions about their legal solutions.


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  • Family Law Advocacy Group provides some of the best law services around.

    “My attorney is responsive, thorough, and made sure I had complete understanding of my options. And, to those whom are reading this, don't go to court without him. And for those who find themselves at the opposite table of Family Law Advocacy Group, PRAY...”

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  • They are very confident attorneys despite the complexity of the case and show up READY!

    “Family Law Advocacy Group are true professionals! They were quick to prepare on such short notice; organized, punctual and calm under pressure. They have equal amounts of empathy as they do fight.”

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  • Family Law Advocacy Group has been a godsend and I can't thank them enough for all that they've done.

    “ I know how difficult it is to find a new attorney to handle such personal matters in your life so I feel fortunate to have engaged him.”

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Why Work With
Aruna P. Rodrigo?

  • More Than 10 Years of Legal Experience
  • Selected to Super Lawyers®
  • Personalized, Client-Centered Approach
  • Outstanding Legal & Negotiating Skills
  • Specifically Focused on Family Law & Estate Planning