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William S. Cizmadia is an associate attorney with the renowned Newport Beach family law firm Phillips Whisnant Gazin Gorczyca & Curtin, LLP.


Mr. Cizmadia has years of experience with family law matters including divorces, child custody and support cases, spousal support matters, and cases involving domestic violence including prosecuting and defending restraining orders.

Mr. Cizmadia is also experienced in handling family law matters for current and former members of the U.S. military. Mr. Cizmadia is commissioned as a First Lieutenant in the California State Military Reserve as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) Officer where he, along with other CSMR JAGs, assist and advise California Army National Guard soldiers on a volunteer basis. 


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 100%
    4 years, 150 cases



Hourly ($325/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ben Phillips

    Bill is a phenomenal family law attorney. I endorse him without reservation.


    Ben Phillips Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

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    Bill Cizmadia is fearless, intelligent, and thorough. These are three of the very best attributes you want in an attorney, and it is a recipe for success in the courtroom. Further, it is very difficult to find an attorney who possesses all three of these qualities. If you need an attorney who will fight for you, Bill is your guy. I highly endorse Bill.


    Kit Westbrook DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

Phillips, Whisnant, Gazin & Gorczyca, LLP

24 Corporate Plaza, 2nd Floor
Newport Beach, CA, 92660


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Moot Court Honors BoardWhittier Law School2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPhillips, Whisnant, Gazin & Gorczyca, LLP2015 - Present
Judge Advocate General (JAG) OfficerCalifornia State Military Reserve2014 - Present
Of CounselLaw Offices of Christian Schank & Associates2013 - 2014
AttorneyLaw Office of William S. Cizmadia2012 - 2015
Certified Law ClerkOrange County Public Defender2009 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2015 - Present
Pasadena Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
F.B. v Los Angeles County Child Support Services DepartmentAppeal was dismissed.
County of Los Angeles Child Support Services Department v. Super. Ct. (Youngblood)Remanded
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Yellow RibbonVeterans Benefits2014
Lautenberg TrainingRestraining Orders & Firearms2014