JoAnne M. Biernacki

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in El Dorado Hills, CA

Law Office of Joanne Biernacki
5170 Golden Foothill Parkway, Suite 122
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone: 925-380-2558
Fax: 530-350-2643
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Family Law (60%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Criminal Defense (10%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Joanne Biernacki is the founder and owner of JB Legal Counsel in El Dorado Hills, California. A top-rated, award-winning attorney with more than nine years of legal experience, Ms. Biernacki provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Contra Costa and Alameda counties who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

· Child custody, visitation and support, guardianship

· Personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from auto accidents,  slip-and-fall accidents and other preventable tragedies

· Criminal defense for DUI, juvenile offenses, probation violations and other felonies and misdemeanors

As an attorney, Ms. Biernacki takes great pride in being able to assist so many in her community with their complex and pressing legal challenges that affect virtually every aspect of their lives and futures. A personable and responsive lawyer, she compassionately considers her clients' needs in order to devise the most effective strategy possible to help them achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

In honor of her exemplary professionalism and unwavering dedication to those she serves, Ms. Biernacki has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients. She has also received Witkin Award in criminal law and professional responsibility as well as the VLSP Volunteer Award from the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Volunteer Award from the Alameda County Bar Association.

A 2003 graduate of San Francisco State University, Ms. Biernacki obtained her Juris Doctor from the John F. Kennedy University School of Law in 2009. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and she is an active member of the Contra Costa, San Francisco, Alameda, El Dorado and Sacramento County Bar Associations.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Family Law
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

About JoAnne M. Biernacki

Admitted: 2011, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Sacramento County Bar
  • El Dorado County
  • Alameda County
  • State of California
  • San Francisco County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Northern District of California


  • Witkin Awards in Criminal Law and Professional Responsibility

Educational Background

  • San Francisco State University Criminal Justice, 2003


  • Slip and Fall Settlement- $135,000 to Plaintiff, 2019
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Office Location for JoAnne M. Biernacki

5170 Golden Foothill Parkway
Suite 122
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Phone: 925-380-2558

Fax: 530-350-2643

Last Updated: 1/29/2021

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