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Attorney John Griffith has extensive litigation experience in all areas of Family Law practice and has had great success as a Family Law and Divorce Lawyer in the San Diego area.  He worked as an associate in two of the largest family law firms in San Diego County obtaining the position of managing partner of a well known North County firm managing and supervising a team of family lawyers and handling the firm's high profile cases before opening Griffith Law.

 

John has trial experience in San Diego Divorce, Paternity, and Domestic Violence Restraining Order Trials.  He has obtained favorable court orders for his child custody clients and specializes is preparing his clients for success at Family Court Services Mediation.  He also has several years of experience working on both sides of child support and spousal support cases.  

 

At Griffith, Young & Lass, you will hire a family lawyer that knows and understand family law, knows how San Diego Judges trend on inerpreting the law, and knows how to respond to client concerns.   

 

In addition to his family law practice, Mr. Griffith travels nationwide successfully​ representing applicants in security clearance administrative hearings.

 

A veteran of the United States Army, Mr. Griffith has volunteered in the San Diego area providing pro bono legal services to disabled U.S. military veterans.  

 

Griffith Law supports our men and women in uniform and offers a military discounted hourly rate to active duty service members.  

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 60%
    8 years, 300 cases
  2. Family: 20%
    8 years, 300 cases
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    8 years, 300 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Griffith, Young & Lass (Family Law and Divorce Lawyers)

1525
Suite. 390
Carlsbad, CA, 92008

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200905/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 AttorneysNational Academy Of Family Law Attorneys2016
Certified Specialist - Family LawState Bar of California2015
Pro Bono Honors RecipientThomas Jefferson School of Law2008
Achievement MedalU.S. Army2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerGriffith, Young & Lass2013 - Present
PartnerThe Edmunds Law Firm2010 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Board of Legal SpecializationFamily Law Certified Specialist2015 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
RETROACTIVE CHILD SUPPORT AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT MODFICATION ERASES $30,000 IN ARREARS$30,000 ruling
SUCCESSFUL DEFENSE OF FALSE ALLEGATIONS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCEIn favor of Client
MOTION TO EXPUNGE GRANTED IN HEAVILY LITIGATED SAN DIEGO DIVORCE CASE​In favor of client
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Georgia State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2003