Michelle Surakhanova earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from California State University, Northridge, where in recognition of her academic achievements she received a Certificate of Distinction award. Ms. Surakhanova is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success; the nation’s largest leadership honors society. Prior to joining the Zitser Family Law Group, Ms. Surakhanova worked in management and later as a paralegal for an employment law firm. Ms. Surakhanova’s duties at the Zitser Family Law Group, APC as the firm’s legal assistant includes general office management, as well as assisting, investigating, and compiling all evidence relevant to the client’s family law matter. Ensuring that clients receive exceptional support and attention is her number one priority. In addition to her interest in the legal field, Ms. Surakhanova plays the piano, paints, enjoys hiking, figure skating and watching documentaries.