Sonya G. Fischer

Top rated family law attorney in Lake Oswego, Oregon

Fischer Family Law, PC
Sonya G. Fischer
Fischer Family Law, PC

Practice Areas: Family law, Estate & trust litigation, Schools & education; view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 2003

Education: Lewis & Clark Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013

Fischer Family Law, PC

385 1st Street
Suite 221
Lake Oswego, OR 97034 Visit website

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An attorney at Fischer Family Law, PC, Sonya G. Fischer represents clients in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Her practice focuses on family law matters such as divorce, grandparents’ third-party rights, child custody, modification of spousal or child support, dissolution of domestic partnership, special education, juvenile law, guardianships, government relations and simple wills. Passionate about helping those with disabilities, she has worked extensively with the Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities during her career.

Ms. Fischer attended Warner Pacific College, where she earned an undergraduate degree. She then moved on to Portland State University, where she received a Master of Public Education. Almost a decade later, she decided to return to school to earn a law degree and graduated with her Juris Doctor from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, where she earned many honors for academics.

A former intern for a state senator, Ms. Fischer also worked as director for state and legislative federal affairs at the Oregon Department of Human Services. Her pro bono and volunteer work include time as a board member for Disability Rights Oregon, the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce, and the Policy Committee for FACT: Family and Community Together.

A former secretary of the Clackamas County Bar Association, Ms. Fischer also served as the president of the Clackamas Women Lawyers. She is a member of the Multnomah Bar Association, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, the Oregon Association of Collaborative Professionals, the Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners, the Oregon State Bar, the Oregon Women Lawyers and the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Family law, Estate & trust litigation, Schools & education

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Juvenile law, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Will contests

  • 80% Family law
  • 10% Estate & trust litigation
  • 10% Schools & education

First Admitted: 2003, Oregon

Professional Webpage: https://fischerfamilylaw.com/our-team/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Clackamas County Bar Association, Secretary
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, Family Law Section, Co-Chair
  • Oregon Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Oregon State Bar, 2003
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Governors
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Clackamas Women Lawyers
  • Disability Rights Oregon, Board Member
Honors/Awards:
  • , Cornelius Honor Society, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • , Joyce Ann Harpole Scholar, Lewis & Clark Law School
  • , Rising Star, Oregon Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2011
  • Joyce Harpole Student Award, 2002
  • Distinguished Alumnus Service Award, Warner Pacific College, 2012
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce
  • Governmental Affairs Committee for the Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • The Arc of Multnomah County
  • Policy Committee for FACT: Family and Community Together, Chair
  • Oregon Academy Family Law Practitioners
Educational Background:
  • Master's in Public Administration, Portland State University, 1993
  • Warner Pacific College, Bachelor of Science Sociology/Social Work, 1988

Office location for Sonya G. Fischer

385 1st Street
Suite 221
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Phone: 503-635-3548

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013

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