Attorney Profile

ATTORNEY PROFILE

chris-dietrichChristopher W. Dietrich is the principal attorney of Dietrich Family Law practicing in the areas of Family Law (including Divorce, Legal Separation, Annulments, Child Custody and Domestic Violence Proceedings), Estate Planning, Probate, and Estate Administration. Prior to establishing Dietrich Family Law Mr. Dietrich directed the Sacramento operations of the Modesto based firm the Law Office of Thomas P. Hogan practicing in the same areas of law. He is an active member of the Sacramento County Bar Association where he has served on several committees. He also volunteers his time for Empower Yolo in Woodland to assist low income individuals with Family Law matters. Outside of practicing law Mr. Dietrich enjoys spending time with his family in Davis, long distance running, and volunteering with his church’s youth ministry.

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor – University of California, Davis School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – University of California, Davis

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • Principal Attorney, Dietrich Family Law (June 2016- Present)
  • Associate Attorney, Law Office of Thomas P. Hogan (April 2014 – June 2016)
  • Associate Attorney, Thomas A. Nickens, Inc. (December 2013 – April 2014)
  • Law Clerk, Thomas A. Nickens, Inc. (May 2011 – December 2013)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • California State Bar, Member Number 293061, admitted December 2013
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of California, admitted June 2014

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Ethics in California Probate Practice, Probate Boot Camp, National Business Institute, January 2016

VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Committee for Continuing Education on Termination of Parental Rights and Contempt, Sacramento County Bar Association Family Law Section (April 2015 – Present)
  • Placer County Superior Court Volunteer Attorney-Mediator (March 2015 – Present)
  • Empower Yolo Clinic Attorney (September 2014 – Present)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section, Estate Planning Section

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Chancellor’s Award of Merit, University of California, Davis (June 2010)
  • Proclamation honoring service to City of Davis and University of California, Davis, City of Davis (March 2010)
  • Resolution honoring service to the University of California, Davis, California State Legislature (March 2010)