Michael Fischer is a licensed California attorney licensed to practice in both state and federal court. Mr. Fischer has handled hundreds of contested and uncontested family law matters. He is known for his ability to guide his clients through the tumultuous processes of family court in an aggressive yet compassionate manner.
Mr. Fischer graduated Cum Laude from Saint Joseph's College in Rensellaer Indiana with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing and a minor in Political Science. For twenty-two years he oversaw the growth of his photography studio and photo processing laboratory in Soldotna, Alaska as well as owning and operating commercial salmon fishing permit and beach site in Alaska's Cook Inlet. Mr. Fischer's experience as a business owner uniquely qualifies him to assist his clients through the financial turmoil a separation or dissolution may present.
After experiencing his own very contested divorce, he chose to go back to get his law degree in order to help others who have to go through the unwelcomed experiences of divorce. Mr. Fischer graduated with a Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento California. McGeorge is an American Bar Association accredited school and has been recognized as one of the top 100 law schools in the United States.
Mr. Fischer has raised a daughter who is a successful business person, a son who is a corporal in the Marine Corp as well as currently raising a two year old daughter with special needs and a one year old foster child with his wife of seven years. With his extensive business and financial background and his inimitable life experiences, Mr. Fischer's uniquely qualified to assist his clients with their family law matters with intelligence empathy and compassion.
Licensed since 2005
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Certicate of Appreciation re: Modest Means Program||San Diego County Bar Assoc||2014|
|Managing Partner||Fischer & Van Thiel LLP||2007 - Present|
|Owner||Law Offices of Michael A Fischer||2005 - 2007|
|Certified Law student||Yolo County Public Defener||2003 - 2005|
|Partner||Catherine Michaels Insurance Services||2000 - 2015|
|Owner||Foto Quick||1981 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Better Business Bureau||Certified Business||2014 - Present|
|American Inns of Court||attorney member||2006 - 2008|
|State Bar of California||Member||2005 - Present|
|San Diego North County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association||N/A||2005 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2005 - Present|
|San Diego North County Bar Association Family Section||N/A||2005 - Present|
|Move-away needed now||Move-away granted|
|Domestic Violence Restraining Order||5 year restraining order w opposing party having profesionally supervised visits.|
|Defend Criminal Assault||1 year probatin|
|FandVT Web Site||California Divorce Law and How It Impacts You and Your Family||2015|
|Fischer Van Thiel Law||Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and Family Law||2014|
|Fischer Van Thiel Law||Helping Children Cope With Divorce||2014|
|Fischer VanThiel Law||Child Custody: Things To Consider In California||2013|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|St Joseph's Coll||Business Administration||BS||1981|