Diane Wasznicky

Diane Wasznicky (Sacramento, California)

Diane Wasznicky

Attorney in Sacramento, CA
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

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

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Peer Rating 5.0 of 5
Practice Area
  • 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
Serve as Minors Counsel for Court appointed cases; Pro Tem Settlement Judge
Total time spent on pro bono work: 15%

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
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
University Attended
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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).
(Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization)

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Firm Address
Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP
4740 Folsom Boulevard,
Sacramento, CA 95819
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Diane Wasznicky
Certified Family Law Specialist
Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP
4740 Folsom Boulevard,
Sacramento, CA 95819

Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP (Sacramento, California)