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Michele Sacks Lowenstein

Michele Sacks Lowenstein Biography

Michele Sacks Lowenstein is a Certified Family Law Specialist (California State Bar) in San Diego and has been a practicing family law attorney for 28 years.

A Member of the California State Bar Association.

A TOP San Diego Lawyer in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2011.
Michele was named one of the top attorneys in San Diego County by the San Diego Daily Transcript.

Michele has been selected as a Super Lawyer in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Martindale-Hubbell recognizes Michele Sacks Lowenstein as an AV®(2) rated attorney, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer.

Michele is the current as well as a past Chairperson of the Family Law Section for the San Diego County Bar Association.


San Diego family law attorneys, Michele Lowenstein introduces her individual approach to Family Law. Highly recommended divorce attorneys share some of their client testimonials. Michele periodically serves as a Settlement Conference Judge and Judge Pro Tem for the San Diego County Family Law court.

She is currently the Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association, and previously served as the Chair in 1992.

She has lectured on the topic of family law to attorneys and other professionals.

She has had extensive experience practicing before the Superior Court as well as the Court of Appeal; representing parties in eight published decisions.

For the last 17 years Michele has been a lecturer at "Second Saturday - What Women Need to Know About Divorce" (

She has also been interviewed by U.S. News and World Report, the San Diego Union Tribune and appeared on television and radio to discuss issues related to divorce.

As part of her involvement with the Family Law Committee, Michele was on a committee which drafted legislation to require parents to support their children beyond age 18 if the child is still enrolled in high school. That legislation became effective in 1985.

Michele has been appointed at various times to represent children in juvenile, probate and family law matters at both the trial and appellate level.

Michele participated in the San Diego Certified Family Law Specialists subcommittee which drafted the San Diego Local Rules for the appointment of counsel for minors.

Michele has been trained in Collaborative Divorce and is excited to bring this new method of divorce resolution to her clients. She was trained by Stu Webb, the attorney who created Collaborative Divorce and is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Collaborative Family Law Group of San Diego.

Michele has taken the 40 hour mediation training offered by the Northern California Mediation Center.

When not looking for creative solutions to problems, Michele enjoys traveling with her husband, practicing Yoga, cooking and collecting antiques as well as the companionship of her cats; Mattie who has 3 legs and the irrepressible Max.

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