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Michael D. Wysocki

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Dallas, TX

O'Neil Wysocki Family Law
5323 Spring Valley Road, Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75254
Phone: 972-852-8000
Fax: 214-306-7830
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010, 2012 - 2013
Licensed in Texas Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael D. Wysocki is the managing partner of O'Neil Wysocki, P.C., located in Dallas, Texas. With a practice focused on divorce and family law, Mr. Wysocki represents individuals in the Dallas area who are experiencing family or domestic legal issues. Highly experienced in courtroom litigation, including both bench and jury trials, he also helps clients resolve disputes through collaborative law, a system that aims to help participants resolve their differences out of court while minimizing personal conflict.

A summa cum laude graduate of The University of Texas at Tyler, Mr. Wysocki later earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Wysocki was a member of the Texas Tech Law Review. In 2014, he received the Distinguished Young Alumnus award from The University of Texas at Tyler.

Mr. Wysocki is licensed to practice in the state courts of Texas and New Mexico, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. He is board-certified as a specialist in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

In addition to his successful family law practice, Mr. Wysocki is a member of professional organizations including the Collin County Young Lawyers Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the Texas Bar College, the International Child Abduction Attorney Network, the State Bar of New Mexico, the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Family Law Foundation.

Mr. Wysocki shares his legal knowledge with others through writing and speaking. He has authored articles for publications, including the family law section report of the State Bar of Texas. He is a member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas and spoke at the organization's spring retreat in 2009.


Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law


9 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010, 2012 - 2013

Certificates and Credentials

About Michael D. Wysocki

First Admitted: 2006, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Leadership Class 2010 - Dallas Area Young Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program - 2010
  • United Way - Early Learning Centers, Director, 2009


  • Michael Wysocki, Chairman of Law Day Activities in Lubbock County 2009, was responsible for bringing Abraham Lincoln to Lubbock.  Michael urged the Lubbock Bar and attorneys to get behind his efforts to have Mr. Lincoln go to a number of the local schools.  The Lubbock County Bar Association won its first national award, 1st Place with the ABA, for its 2009 Law Day Activities., Law Day Photos with Lincoln in Lubbock

Educational Background

  • B.S., The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Mexico, 2008
  • Texas, 2006
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association Law Day Committee
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Collin County Young Lawyers Association
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, 2013 – Present
  • Texas Family Law Foundation
  • International Child Abduction Attorney Network
  • Lubbock County Bar, 2006 -2009
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers, Director/Secretary, 2007 - 2009
  • South Plains Family Law Association, 2007 - 2009
  • Collaborative Law Professionals of Lubbock County, 2007 - 2009


  • In Re Norman O. Nickelberry, Relator; No. 2-10-362-CV, Tex.App.-Fort Worth; successful mandamus of trial court's granting of grandparent access , 2010
  • In Re C.S., Relator, 277 S.W.3d 82, Tex.App.-Amarillo 2009 - trial court ruling setting aside an acknowledgment of paternity, finding material mistake of fact, was upheld by the Court of Appeals., 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2011


  • Plano Child Custody attorney, Michael D. Wysocki, gives insight into a murder-suicide following a recent child custody hearing. Although he did not represent either party involved in this tragedy, Michael is known for his courtroom abilities and extensive experience with these types of cases., Custody Case ends in Suicide, 2011
  • Dallas divorce attorney, Michael D. Wysocki, employed a woman's careless use of photos on her Facebook page to win custody of their young son for his client, the child's father. Michael has won countless custody matters, for mothers and fathers, using unconventional methods. He is known for his calculated approach to custody matters, and his masterful use of evidence, experts, and technology., Dallas Attorney Uses Facebook to win Custody Case, 2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Amicus Attorneys, Advanced Family Law CLE, 2013
  • To Infinite, and Beyond the Guidelines: Child Support Cases Every Space Ranger Should Know, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section Report, 2011
  • What Young Lawyers Can Tell Us About the Movement, State Bar of Texas, Collaborative Law Spring CLE, 2009
  • Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: The Effects of Blakely v. Washington, United States v. Booker, and the Future of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, 38 Texas Tech Law Review, 495, 2006
  • Speaker, What Young Lawyers Can Tell Us About the Movement, Collaborative Law Spring Retreat, 2009


  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, Legal Division, 2014
  • Texas Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, Legal Division, 2010, 2012-2013
  • Distinguished Young Alumnus, The University of Texas at Tyler, 2014
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer in Lubbock County, Nominee - 2008
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Office Location for Michael D. Wysocki

5323 Spring Valley Road
Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75254

Phone: 972-852-8000

Fax: 214-306-7830

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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