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John H. Tannenberg

John H. Tannenberg

Sole Practitioner
Location:
San Diego, California
Phone:
619-894-8251
888-312-3408
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Mr. Tannenberg is a graduate of U.C. L.A. (B.A. Political Science) and the University of San Diego School of Law (J.D.) He has been in practice in San Diego, California since 1974. His practice is limited to matters concerning family law. Mr. Tannenberg has been certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, as a specialist in family law since December, 1990. In 2005 Mr. Tannenberg completed a 40 hour training program in family law mediation and a portion of his practice is devoted to mediation/alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Tannenberg has been named to the Super Lawyers list in San Diego for 2009 through 2016, as well as designated in Best Lawyers in America and San Diego Magazine. Mr. Tannenberg is also a Fellow in the invitation-only American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Mr. Tannenberg, a former senior associate and partner in the law firm of Hinchy, Witte, Wood, Anderson & Hodges, is a past Chair of the San Diego County Certified Family Law Specialists Committee and was a member of its Executive Committee for three years, Mr. Tannenberg is a past Chair of the Family Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association, He has been a Judge Pro Tem of the Superior Court in San Diego County since December, 1993, Mr. Tannenberg is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego County Bar Association, and the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists. He is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Central Districts of California.

Mr. Tannenberg has lectured for Continuing Education of the Bar Seminars and the San Diego County Family Law Bar Association, been interviewed on KCEQ AM 1000 regarding Family Law and Domestic Relations matters, taught Family Law as a guest speaker for Professor Michael Kelly at U.S. D. School of Law, and participated as a guest speaker in Family law for the Second Saturday Program hosted by Ginita Wall, a San Diego CPA and Financial Planner.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Childrens' Rights
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial Agreements

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. - 1972
  • University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.), Los Angeles, California
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science / Zoology

Classes/Seminars

  • Guest Lecturer, Family Law, U.S.D. School Law
  • Family Law Practicum, U.S.D. School of Law, 2005 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Super Lawyers in San Diego, 2009 - 2016
  • Member National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, 2004 - 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell - AV Peer Review Rates, 1990 - 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2011 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California, Attorney - Member, 1974 - Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Attorney - Member, 1974 - Present
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Attorney - Member, 1985 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Hinchy, Witte, Wood, Anderson & Hodges, Senior Associate
  • Hinchy, Witte, Wood, Anderson & Hodges, Partner
  • Dickstein, Truxaw & Tannenberg, Partner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Pro-Tem Judge San Diego Supreme Court, 1993 - Present

Languages

  • English

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