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D. Thomas Woodruff

tom@woplaw.com

Practice Areas: 

Family Law

University:

University of Illinois, B.A., 1967

Law School:

University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1970

Memberships:  

  • Sacramento County
    (President 1991; Chairman, Family Law Section, 1985)
    and American (Member, Section of Family Law)

  • Bar Associations; State Bar of California
    (Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 1980-1983 Family Law Advisory Commission, 1983-1987 Chairperson, 1986-1987)

  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
    (President, 2002; Board of Directors, 1997-2007 Lecturer at various continuing education seminar on various subject Seminars)

  • International Association of Collaborative Professionals
    (Delegate, 2006)

  • Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group
    (Board of Directors 2009 to present).

Biography:

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America. Lecturer, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1978. (Co-Author: "Marital Dissolution Practice," California C.E.B. Supplement (Vol. I, 1988-1990)

  • "Recent Developments," C.E.B., Family Law Practice, 1987 to present.

  • Lecturer, ABA Family Law Section 2003 Fall seminar "International Issues Relating to Premarital Agreements." Participant, "Family Law in the 50 States", American Bar Association, 1988-1994.

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. (Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization).

Practice Areas: 

Family Law; Private Judging

 

University:

University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1974

Law School:

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D., 1977

Memberships: 

  • Sacramento County (Chair, Family Law Section, 1991, 2005) and American Bar Associations

  • State Bar of California (Member, Executive Committee, Family Law Section, 1992-1994)

  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (1985).

Biography:

  • Member, Pacific Law Journal, 1975.

  • Listed in, "The Best Lawyers in America," 1991-present.

  • Member, Traynor Society. Chairman, Sacramento County Bar Family Law Section Committee on Drafting of Child and Spousal Support Guidelines, 1985.

  • Lecturer: "Handling a Marital Dissolution," CEB, March, 1996 and March, 1998; "Dividing Assets in a Marital Dissolution," Continuing Education of the Bar, May, 1990, Nov. 1994; Valuing Assets in a Marital Dissolution, Continuing Education of the Bar, May 1989

  • Handling Custody Disputes, California Continuing Education of the Bar, 1986; Family Law, Practicing Law Institute, 1980.

  • Co-Author, "Marital Dissolution Practice," California C.E.B. Supplement, February 1988, March 1989, June 1990.

  • Advisor to Judicial Council Committee on Child Support Guidelines, 1990-1991. Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. (Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization).

Practice Areas:

Family Law

University:

California State University at Chico, B.A., 1990

Law School:

McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 2002

Memberships

  • State Bar of California (Member, Family Law Section)

  • Sacramento County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)

  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento (Member)

  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Member)

  • Collaborative Divorce Network of Northern California
    (Member, 2007 to 2010)

  • Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group (Member, 2008 to 2016)

  • The Registry of Collaborative Professionals, Member and Board of Directors (Secretary, 2016 to 2017)

  • Custody Subcommittee, Family Law Section, Sacramento County (Member, 2009 to 2011, Chair, 2012)

  • Family Law Executive Committee, Family Law Section, Sacramento County Bar Association (Secretary, 2013, Treasurer, 2014, Vice Chair, 2015, Chair, 2016, Past Chair, 2017)

  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists (2018)

Biography:

  • Teaching Assistant, McGeorge School of Law Appellate Advocacy Program, 2000-2001; 2001-2002

  • Legislation Analysis Staff Writer, McGeorge Law Review, (2000)

  • Co-Author: "Recent Developments," C.E.B., Family Law Practice, (2005 to 2006)

  • Articles Published: "True or False Accusations? Protecting Victims of Child Sexual Abuse During Custody Disputes" and "California's Media Shield Law: Is it Possible to Simultaneously Protect the Free Flow of Information and Due Process Rights?," McGeorge Law Review, Volume 32 (Winter 2000)

  • Presentations:  Placer County Bar Association Spring Conference and MCLE, “Family Law: Discovery on Any Budget” (2015)

  • Volunteer:  One Day Divorce, Sacramento County Superior Court, Family Law (2013 to present)

  • Pro-Bono Mediation Volunteer, Sacramento County Superior Court, Family Law (2005 to 2012)

  • Pro-Bono Assistance Program Volunteer, Sacramento County Superior Court, Family Law (2007 to 2010)

  • Lawyers New to Family Law, Sacramento County, Founder and Facilitator (2005 to 2010)

Practice Areas:

Family Law

University:

University of California at Los Angeles, B.A., 1970

Law School:

Southwestern Law School, J.D., 1974

Memberships

  • Sacramento (Member, Family Law Section) and Sacramento County (Member, Family Law Executive Committee, 2006; Chair, 2009) Bar Associations

  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (Family Law Executive Committee, Sacramento County Bar Association, 2005-2009, Chair 2008)

  • State Bar of California (Member: District Nominating Committee, 1989; Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, 1995-1997)

  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.

Biography:

  • Lecturer: "Handling a Marital Dissolution," CEB, 2000, 2003, 2006

  • Family Law Update, Sterling Education Services, 2003, 2006

  • Proving Pension, Sacramento County Bar Association, 1990

  • Q.D.R.O's Problems and Approaches, Employee Benefits Roundtable, May 1991; NBI, Effective Family Law Practice in California, May 1995

  • NBI, Family Law Litigation in California, September 1996, May 1998, September 2001

  • NBI, The Impact of Bankruptcy on Dissolution of Marriage, February 1999. Chairperson, Juvenile Justice Commission, Sutter County, 1985-1987. Delegate, 1986 and 1987, Chairperson of Delegation, 1987 and Sergeant at Arms, 1987-1989, Conference of Delegates, State Bar of California. (Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization).

Robert J. O'Hair

bob@woplaw.com

Jeffrey J. Posner

jeff@woplaw.com

Paula D. Salinger

paula@woplaw.com