About Tenny

Tenny Amin is a Co-owner/Partner in the firm’s Irvine, California office. She focuses her practice exclusively on Family Law and Family Law Mediation. Well-known for her effective and assertive representation, Tenny has extensive experience in handling all aspects of family law cases ranging from mediation to trials involving child custody and child support, spousal support, and division of property. Committed to the intelligent and effective representation of her clients, Tenny focuses her practice on intricate custody disputes as well as cases involving the characterization and division of high asset and complex marital estates. Tenny graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine in 2000, earning a double major in Bachelor of Arts in the disciplines of Political Science and Criminology, Law and Society. In 2003, she earned a Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law. During her tenure at Pepperdine, Tenny served on the Moot Court Team for two years and participated in several Honors Appellate Advocacy Tournaments. Additionally, in 2020 Tenny earned a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) Degree in Dispute Resolution from the Pepperdine School of Law. Pepperdine’s LLM program is ranked #1 in the nation, and she was one of a select handful of students that were admitted to the program. Tenny currently practices as a certified Mediator in Family Law. Tenny is an active member of the community. She is currently serving as President of both the Orange County, California Chapter and the Las Vegas, Nevada Chapter of the Society Of Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR), a charitable organization providing humanitarian relief to orphaned children throughout the world. In addition, she is active in numerous professional organizations, including the Orange County Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the National Organization of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). Tenny was nominated and recognized in 2020 and in 2023 by the Orange County Business Journal’s Women in Business Award. Tenny is fluent in Armenian. In her spare time, she enjoys running, marathon training, yoga, and spending time with her husband and daughter.


  • University of California, Irvine
    • Double Major cum laude in Political Science and Criminology, Law and Society
  • Pepperdine University School of Law
    • Juris Doctorate
    • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Dispute Resolution

Professional Licensure & Admissions

  • State Bar of California

Committee Affiliations & Memberships

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • National Organization of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
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Tenny's Recent Posts

Navigating Your Divorce: Choosing the Right Attorney

Selecting the right divorce attorney: Ensure smooth proceedings, protect interests, and prioritize children's well-being.

Child Custody in a Divorce

In a divorce with no pre-existing agreement in place the fate of child custody and visitation may be decided by the Court.

What if My Spouse Is Capable of Working, But Refuses to Do So?

What happens in a situation where, post-separation, one spouse refuses to seek employment or claims they are incapable of working?

Why Traditional Mediation Methods Do Not Work

Traditional mediation today is often led by mediators who are not formally trained in the art of negotiation. As a result, their version of “mediating” is simply “splitting the pie”, often leaving both parties dissatisfied.