Alexcis Wichtowski was born and raised in the Sonoma wine country. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in History from Santa Clara University and went on to law school at Syracuse University in New York. During law school Ms. Wichtowski focused on family law and domestic violence work by participating in the Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic and Family Advocacy Program, becoming a Family Law and Social Policy Certificate Recipient.
After passing the California State Bar, she began her career as a volunteer attorney at Sonoma County Legal Aid, where she represented domestic violence victims in obtaining restraining orders and in custody and visitation proceedings. She went on to work as a Staff Attorney at the Marin County Family and Children’s Law Center, providing direct representation to low and middle-income residents in all areas of family law. Ms. Wichtowski has also been admitted to the Washington State Bar since 2007.
Ms. Wichtowski is passionate about helping people, which is why she chose to focus her practice in the area of family law. She excels in connecting with her clients on a human level and is especially adept at breaking down difficult legal concepts into everyday language. Ms. Wichtowski approaches family law with both compassion and a sharp analytical mind.
In her free time, Ms. Wichtowski enjoys hiking, snowboarding, and playing with her Boston Terrier, Chloe Bean. Her guilty pleasures include Nacho Cheese Doritos, Sour Patch Kids, and Starbucks.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Specialist - Family Law||State Bar of California||2019|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2018|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services||State Bar of California||2012|
|Pro Bono Service Award||Sonoma County Bar Association||2010|
|Associate||Whiting, Fallon, Ross & Abel, LLP||2015 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||Family & Children's Law Center||2010 - 2011|
|Associate||Law Firms||2009 - 2015|
|Volunteer Attorney||Legal Aid Of Sonoma County||2009 - 2012|
|Attorney||Law Office Of William D. Hochberg||2008 - 2009|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Jim Johanson, PLLC||2008 - 2009|
|Student Attorney||Children's Rights and Family Law Clinic||2006 - 2007|
|Certified Legal Intern||Sacramento County District Attorney's Office||2006 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Association of Certified Family Law Specialists||Member||2015 - Present|
|Alameda County Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee||Executive Committee Member||2015 - Present|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|Alameda County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|Sonoma County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2009 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2008 - 2011|
|Syracuse University College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Santa Clara University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|Family Law Workshop||Divorce||2010|
Posted by Mark
Sat Aug 13 2016