Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2005 – 2022
  • Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1994 – Present
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
Certified Legal Specialties

Family Law, California State Bar – Board of Legal Specialization

 Areas of Practice

100% Family Law

 Bar Admissions

California, 1988.


Western State University College of Law, Fullerton, California

J.D. – 1988

Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

Master of Science in Teaching, Mathematics – 1975

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

B.A., Mathematics – 1971

Honors & Awards

Super Lawyers, 2004, 2006 – 2013, 2015 – 2023.

Published Works

Family Law, Financial Discovery, Chapter 2: Roles of Informal Discovery and Disclosure in Obtaining Financial Information, C.E.B., 2008


Michael A. Fisher is recognized by both his colleagues and judges as one of the top matrimonial attorneys in Orange County. He has been an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of California since 1988. Since Mr. Fisher began practicing law, he has dedicated 100 percent of his career to Family Law. He was certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization in 1994.

Mr. Fisher has been named regularly in Super Lawyers Magazine as among the top attorneys in Orange County area since 2004.

Mr. Fisher completed one of the top rated mediation training programs in the United States-a six day training program offered by the Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, “Mediating the Litigated Case.”

Since 2015 Mr. Fisher has dedicated his practice to working as a Family Law Mediator.