Diane Wasznicky (Sacramento, California)
Diane Wasznicky (Sacramento, California)

Diane Wasznicky

Licensed for 35 years

Practice Area: Family Law, Divorce, Interstate Custody 15 more areas of practice + 15 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Contact
916-520-3382

Diane Wasznicky

916-520-3382

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Serving Sacramento, CA view address

Certified Family Law Specialist at firm Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP

Serving Sacramento, CA view address

Credit cards accepted

Awards AV Preeminent

About Diane Wasznicky

Phi Kappa Phi. Recipient, State Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 1986. Co-Author: "Child Custody-A Practical Guide for Parents, Sacramento Region Edition." Lecturer, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1988-. President, Sacramento Area Feminist Legal Services, 1983-1986. Appointed Member, California Senate Task Force on Family Relations Court, 1989-1990. Member, Sacramento Superior Court Special Master on Custody Issues, 2000-. Appointed Member, California Judicial Council, Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee, 2001-2004. and liaison to Advisory Committee for FlexCom, 2004-2009. Advisor, FlexCom, 2003-. Selected by Super Lawyers in Northern California for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,...

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Phi Kappa Phi. Recipient, State Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 1986. Co-Author: "Child Custody-A Practical Guide for Parents, Sacramento Region Edition." Lecturer, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1988-. President, Sacramento Area Feminist Legal Services, 1983-1986. Appointed Member, California Senate Task Force on Family Relations Court, 1989-1990. Member, Sacramento Superior Court Special Master on Custody Issues, 2000-. Appointed Member, California Judicial Council, Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee, 2001-2004. and liaison to Advisory Committee for FlexCom, 2004-2009. Advisor, FlexCom, 2003-. Selected by Super Lawyers in Northern California for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Community Involvement
Teaches courses on child custody and child support for the Learning Exchange, Family Service Agency, and YMCA
Lectured on Family Law in California Continuing Education of the Bar programs
Organized and participated in a number of community-oriented Family Law panels sponsored by Feminist Legal Services, Women Lawyers of Sacramento and the Sacramento County Bar Association

Publications
Co-Author of Child Custody, a Practical Guide for Parents

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Areas of Law

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Interstate Custody
  • Child Custody
  • Child Advocacy
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce Taxation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Mediation
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 2 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/09/13 in Family Law

    She is considered a leader in the family law bar. Read more

    She is considered a leader in the family law bar.

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    • Analytical Capability

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  • 3.4/5.0 by a Principal on 04/22/13 in Family Law

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Certified Family Law Specialist
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1981, California
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Also accepts Other
      Law School Attended
      University of California, Davis, School of Law
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of Massachusetts, Amherst
      B.A.
      Psychology, Sociology and Law
      Special Agencies
      Served on the Senate Task Force on Family Relations Courts Co-founder and facilitator of the Sacramento Custody Discussion Group (1983 - 2008).
      Associations & Memberships
      Sacramento County (Chair: Family Law Court Liaison Committee, 1985-1991
      Voluntary Legal Services Program Committee, 1985-1989
      Family Law Section, 1989
      Judiciary Committee, 1993-
      Council, 1985-1988
      President, 1992
      Member, Family Law Section, Custody Committee, 1994-) Chair, Children's Counsel Section, 2008-)
      and American (Member: Family Law Section
      ABA House of Delegates, 1992-1994 and 1999-2002) Bar Associations
      State Bar of California (Member, Family Law Section
      Executive Committee, State Bar Conference of Delegates, 1996-1999
      Chair, 1999-2000
      Appointed Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 2000-2003)
      Advisor 2003-)
      Women Lawyers of Sacramento (President, 1988)
      California Women Lawyers (Board Member, 1988-1991)
      Sacramento Area Custody Discussion Group (Co-Founder and Facilitator, 1983-2008)
      Association of Family Conciliation Courts - AFCC, California Chapter Board of Directors (President, 2010-2012
      Past President, 2012-2014
      Legislation Committee Chair, 2008-present)
      Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (Legislative Coordinator, 2009-2010
      President-Elect, 2010-2011
      President, 2011-2013).
      Certifications
      (Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization)

      Pro Bono

      Serve as Minors Counsel for Court appointed cases; Pro Tem Settlement Judge

      Total time spent on pro bono work: 15%