John H. Tannenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Diego, CA

Law Offices of John H. Tannenberg, A Professional Corporation
 | 12636 High Bliff Dr, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: 619-235-6169
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

John H. Tannenberg is the sole attorney at his San Diego, California, law firm. He provides representation to his clients in a wide range of domestic disputes and issues, including divorce, spousal support, prenuptial agreements, child support and custody, paternity disputes, children's rights and domestic violence. A seasoned family law professional, Mr. Tannenberg has more than 36 years of litigation and mediation experience and has also served as a judge pro tempore for the San Diego Superior Court since 1993.

After graduating from the University of California in Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Tannenberg earned his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. He is admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Central Districts of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Tannenberg has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a family law specialist since 1990. As a reflection of the high esteem in which he is held by his peers, he has received an AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Mr. Tannenberg is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Often called upon to share his knowledge and insight with others, Mr. Tannenberg has been a lecturer in family law at the University of San Diego School of Law and for Continuing Education of the Bar California seminars. Outside the office, he participates in numerous professional organizations. Mr. Tannenberg is a member of the State Bar of California and the San Diego County Bar Association, where he is a past chair of the Family Law Section, as well as the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (80%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

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About John Tannenberg

Admitted 1974, California

Professional Webpage: www.jtannenberg.com/Attorney-Profile/

Honors and Awards:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell - AV Peer Review Rates, 1990 - 2009
  • Member National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, 2004 - 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, 1985 - Present
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association, 1974 - Present
  • Member, State Bar of California, Attorney, 1974 - Present
  • Past Member, Executive Committee, Certified Family Law Specialists Committee
  • Past Chair, San Diego County Bar Association, Certified Family Law Specialists Committee
  • Past Chair, San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1974
  • California, 1974

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Former Den Leader Cub Scout Pack 616
  • Past Committee Chair Cub Scout Pack 616 San Diego
  • Assistant Scout Master-Troop 301 Boy Scouts San Diego
  • Pro-Tem Judge San Diego Supreme Court, 1993 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Family Law Practicum, U.S.D. School of Law, 2005 - Present
  • Guest Lecturer, Family Law, U.S.D. School Law
  • Guest Speaker, Family law for the Second Saturday Program hosted by Ginita Wall, a San Diego CPA and Financial Planner
  • Lecture, Continuing Education of the Bar Seminars, been interviewed on KCEQ AM 1000 regarding Family Law and Domestic Relations matters

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.), Los Angeles, California, B.A., Dean's List, Political Science / Zoology

Industry Groups

  • Family Law
  • Office Location for John H. Tannenberg

    12636 High Bliff Dr
    Suite 200
    San Diego, CA 92130

    Phone: 619-235-6169

     

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