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Anna Romanskaya is a Partner with Stark & D’Ambrosio, LLP and manages the firm’s family law division. She represents clients in all aspects of family law, including pre and post marital agreements, dissolution, child custody, child and spousal support, property division and post judgment issues. Anna is renown advocacy for her clients and her collegial relationship with her opposing counsels and the court.


Anna is an activist and avid public speaker on victim advocacy, domestic violence and youth issues. She uses her background in crisis intervention and negotiation to offer her clients passionate and empathetic representation as they work through the emotional challenges of their family law matters.  Anna is regarded as one of the leading family law practitioners in San Diego by both her clients and her peers.


Among her accolades, Anna has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2015 and 2016, as well as a Best of the Bar in 2015 and 2016 by the San Diego Business Journal.  Anna has been selected as one of the Top 10 Attorney Under the Age of 40 by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc. and has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in San Diego by the San Diego Metro Magazine. In 2014, Anna was invited to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a distinction reserved for one-third of 1% of licensed attorneys. reserved for one-third of 1% of licensed attorneys.


Anna is a past board member and Vice President of Public Relations for Lawyers Club of San Diego, an organization whose mission is the advancement of women in the profession. In 2016, Anna began her tenure as a board member of the San Diego County Bar Association.


In August 2016, Anna became the Chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association (ABA), which is the premier legal organization in the world. The ABA Young Lawyers Division is the largest Division of the American Bar Association, with membership spanning over 135,000 attorneys nation-wide.


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

Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Andrew Jack Botros

    Anna is a smart, hardworking, and zealous advocate for her clients. I recommend her without reservation.


    Andrew Botros Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Brent James Pfeiffer

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Brent Pfeiffer Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Stark & D'Ambrosio, LLP

501 W Broadway.
Suite 960
San Diego, CA, 92101


DCInactive 201507/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Best of the BarSan Diego Business Journal2016
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Best of the Bar 2015San Diego Business Journal2015
Top 10 Attorney Award, under age 40National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc2014
Best Lawyer in San Diego, Family LawSan Diego Metro Magazine2012
Service Award for Contribution to Legal EducationSan Diego County Bar Association2010
2008 Top Young AttorneyThe Daily Transcript2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyStark & D'Ambrosio, LLP2008 - Present
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC2006 - 2007
Legal AdvocateCenter for Community Solutions2005 - 2007
Law ClerkNeighborhoood Legal Services2005 - 2005
Outreach and Training CoordinatorFamily Service Agency2001 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationChair, Young Lawyers Division2016 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationBoard Member2016 - Present
Strategic Trusted Advisor Roundtable (STAR)President2016 - Present
Center for Community SolutionsDevelopment Committee Member2012 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationChildren At Risk Committee, High School Program Chair2010 - Present
Lawyers Club of San Diego, Community Outreach CommitteeStanding Member2008 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionChair Elect2015 - 2016
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionSecretary2014 - 2015
San Diego County Bar AssociationChair, Community Service Committee2013 - 2015
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionDirector, Affiliate Assistance Team2013 - 2014
Lawyers Club of San DiegoBoard of Directors2012 - 2015
American Bar AssociationABA Standing Committee on Group & Prepaid Legal Services2012 - 2015
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionCommittee and Liaison Director, Special Interest Entities2011 - 2012
San Diego County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - 2011
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice CommitteeCommittee Chair2010 - 2011
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice SectonTrial Techniques Committee, Vice Chair2010 - 2015
San Diego County Bar AssociationNew Lawyer Division, President2010 - 2011
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Task Force on Outreach to Young LawyersTIPS NOW! Fellow2009 - 2011
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Inurance Practice Section, Law and Public Service CommitteeStanding Member2008 - 2015
Publication nameTitleDate
Ms. JD and European Young Bar AssociationReputation is the Next Currency2016
Tort Source (ABA)TIPS LIPS Committee Encourages You to "Do It-Just Do It!"2013
ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Trial Techniques CommitteeTrial Techniques Comittee, Spring 2011 Newsletter2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2016 Family Law Paralegal Seminar2016 Family Law Case and Statute Updates2016
ABA YLD 2015 Spring ConferenceNetworking on the Run: Unconventional Ways for Young Lawyers to Develop Business2015
2015 Family Law Paralegal Seminar2015 Family Law Case and Statute Updates2015
2014 Family Law Summer SeminarOrganizer2014
American Bar Association, Midyear MeetingWhy Should Students and Lawyers Join Bar Associations2011
American Bar Association, Law Student Division, 9th Circuit Fall ConferenceLawyers Outside the Office: Leaders Amongst Leaders2011