Anna Romanskaya is a Partner with Stark & D’Ambrosio, LLP, where she represents clients in all aspects of family law, including dissolution, child custody, child and spousal support, property division and post judgment issues. She counsels and represents clients in civil matters, drafts law and motions and appears in court. Anna has extensive experience in crisis intervention and victim advocacy.
Anna is an activist and avid public speaker on victim advocacy, domestic violence and youth issues. Her passion is public service and her professional affiliations include membership in the American Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego Lawyers Club, and serving as a mentor and alumni adviser to several student organizations at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Anna has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in San Diego in 2012 by the San Diego Metro Magazine as well as one of the Top Young Attorneys of 2008 by the San Diego Daily Transcript.
Anna is a Past President of the San Diego County Bar Association’s New Lawyer Division and is the 2010 recipient of the San Diego County Bar Association’s distinguished Service Award for her contribution to continuing legal education for the legal community. She currently serves on the board of Lawyers Club, an organization that advocated for the advancement of women in the profession, and on the development committee of Center for Community Solutions, a non profit that services victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Anna is also extensively involved in both the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) and the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) of the American Bar Association. Anna was a TIPS NOW! Fellow of the TIPS Section in 2010-2011. Anna is a part of the senior leadership team of the YLD and serve as YLD's Director of the Affiliate Assistance Team.
Anna is a graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara where she double-majored in Political Science and Law and Society and received her Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She is admitted to the State Bar of California and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California.
Languages Spoken: Russian, Spanish
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Best of the Bar 2015||San Diego Business Journal||2015|
|Top 10 Attorney Award, under age 40||National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc||2014|
|Best Lawyer in San Diego, Family Law||San Diego Metro Magazine||2012|
|Service Award for Contribution to Legal Education||San Diego County Bar Association||2010|
|2008 Top Young Attorney||The Daily Transcript||2008|
|Attorney||Stark & D'Ambrosio, LLP||2008 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC||2006 - 2007|
|Legal Advocate||Center for Community Solutions||2005 - 2007|
|Law Clerk||Neighborhoood Legal Services||2005 - 2005|
|Outreach and Training Coordinator||Family Service Agency||2001 - 2004|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Chair Elect||2015 - 2016|
|American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Secretary||2014 - 2015|
|Strategic Trusted Advisor Roundtable (STAR)||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association||Chair, Community Service Committee||2013 - 2015|
|American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Director, Affiliate Assistance Team||2013 - 2014|
|Center for Community Solutions||Development Committee Member||2012 - Present|
|Lawyers Club of San Diego||Board of Directors||2012 - 2015|
|American Bar Association||ABA Standing Committee on Group & Prepaid Legal Services||2012 - 2015|
|American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Committee and Liaison Director, Special Interest Entities||2011 - 2012|
|San Diego County Bar Association||Board of Directors||2010 - 2011|
|American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee||Committee Chair||2010 - 2011|
|American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Secton||Trial Techniques Committee, Vice Chair||2010 - 2015|
|San Diego County Bar Association||Children At Risk Committee, High School Program Chair||2010 - Present|
|San Diego County Bar Association||New Lawyer Division, President||2010 - 2011|
|American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Task Force on Outreach to Young Lawyers||TIPS NOW! Fellow||2009 - 2011|
|Lawyers Club of San Diego, Community Outreach Committee||Standing Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Inurance Practice Section, Law and Public Service Committee||Standing Member||2008 - 2015|
|Tort Source (ABA)||TIPS LIPS Committee Encourages You to "Do It-Just Do It!"||2013|
|ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Trial Techniques Committee||Trial Techniques Comittee, Spring 2011 Newsletter||2011|
|Thomas Jefferson SOL||N/A||law||N/A|
|Univ of California Santa Barbara||N/A||undergraduate||N/A|
|ABA YLD 2015 Spring Conference||Networking on the Run: Unconventional Ways for Young Lawyers to Develop Business||2015|
|2015 Family Law Paralegal Seminar||2015 Family Law Case and Statute Updates||2015|
|2014 Family Law Summer Seminar||Organizer||2014|
|American Bar Association, Midyear Meeting||Why Should Students and Lawyers Join Bar Associations||2011|
|American Bar Association, Law Student Division, 9th Circuit Fall Conference||Lawyers Outside the Office: Leaders Amongst Leaders||2011|