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Michelle L. Blair was born and raised in Southern California. Ms. Blair graduated from the Menlo College, Atherton, California where she was a magna cum laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Ms. Blair then received her juris doctor degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California and was admitted to the California and federal bars in 2002.


Ms. Blair has extensive experience in all aspects of family law matters, including custody disputes, support and high net worth divorces. Ms. Blair has is also experienced in preparing premarital and post marital agreements.

Ms. Blair has experience in trusts and estates. Ms. Blair is skillful in conducting all the phases of entity formations, including general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations.

Ms. Blair has been a mediator since August 22, 2003 and completed her
mediation skills training at San Diego Mediation Center.


Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    14 years, 400 cases
  2. Divorce: 25%
    14 years, 100 cases
  3. Child Custody: 13%
    14 years, 100 cases
  4. Child Support: 12%
    14 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($275-300/hour), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    Ms. Blair is a strong and effective advocate for her client's interests. Michelle is a dedicated attorney with a passion for the law, her reasonableness makes it a pleasure to work with her as a fellow attorney.


    WILL SMITH Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Amy Jo Lepine

    Michelle is a fantastic lawyer. She advocates for her clients in a very practical way that allows things to get resolved in a fair and equitable manner without incurring huge fees for her clients. She knows what she is doing and can be trusted by clients and colleagues alike.


    Amy Lepine Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

BLAIR Family Law Group, APC

500 La Terraza Blvd., Ste. 150
Escondido, CA, 92025


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Avvo Rating Excellent 8.9 Featured Attorney FamilyAvvo2013
Client's Choice - FamilyAvvo2013
Top Contributor - Family LawAvvo2013
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2004
Dean's ListThomas Jefferson School of Law2002
Dean's ListThomas Jefferson School of Law2001
Dean's ListThomas Jefferson School of Law2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding MemberBLAIR Family Law Group, APC2013 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Peter J. Mueller2012 - 2013
Contract AttorneyVarious Law Firms2009 - 2012
Staff AttorneyQuality Built2007 - 2009
AssociateSiegel & Wolensky, LLP2006 - 2007
Contract AttorneyVarious Law Firms2005 - 2006
Managing PartnerBlair & Dinner, Attorneys At Law2002 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego North County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2002 - Present
Lawyers Club of San DiegoCo-Chair of Monte Carlo Committee2003 - 2005
San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2002 - 2006
San Diego County Bar Association, Young/New Lawyers DivisionMember2002 - 2005
Lawyers Club of San DiegoStudent Committee, Mentor2002 - 2005
San Diego County Bar AssociationFamily Law Modest Means Panel2002 - 2005
Phi Alpha DeltaSocial Chair2000 - 2001
Public Interest Law FoundationSecretary2000 - 2001
Women Law AssociationStudent Liason1999 - 2002
Lawyers Club of San DiegoWomen's Resouce Fair Committee Volunteer/Member1999 - 2006
Lawyers Club of San DiegoStudent Liason1999 - 2002
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1999 - 2009
Lawyers Club of San DiegoMember1999 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Permanent Restraining Order and Child Custody3 year restraining order; sole legal and sole physical custody to Father
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Diego Mediation CenterTraining in mediationCertificate in Mediation2003
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Menlo CollegeBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science, Magnum Cum Laude1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Starting a Solo PracticeStarting a Solo Practice2005
Starting a Solo PracticeStarting a Solo Practice2004