Family Law Specialists

SLG was formed with a vision to have a legal team that connects to the client.  We are a team of Family Law Specialists who love helping people. Period. SLG was born out of the necessity to solve problems, not create more of them. People need to get through this difficult time with the least amount of turmoil and financial cost as possible. We are progressive thinkers and problem solvers; we will not create or chase down issues that have little or no return on your financial and emotional investment. Creating solutions is part of our best practices approach to your case, no matter the difficulties faced with the opposing party and/or their counsel.  Sometimes, even with steady and dependable counsel, it may still be necessary to go to trial but we will be with you every step of the way.

Our philosophy is to continue to move our clients forward through the legal process during a difficult time in their lives without sacrificing their integrity and legal rights. Integrity and service are the hallmarks of our mission to our clients.  As former military members, we understand how to achieve objectives in a dignified and effective method.

You need a specialized partner to navigate you through divorce, separation, custody issues, child support payments or other issued facing your family. Founding attorney John Schweitzer is certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction held by only a select group of attorneys in the State.

Attorneys who achieve certification as a specialist demonstrate a commitment to the highest standards of legal competence.  By becoming a certified specialist and being part of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Attorneys gain access to a large network of experienced colleagues and to publications and exceptional continuing education programs that enhance their expertise and knowledge in this complex area of law.  Because Family Law is an area of practice that requires a great breadth of knowledge, formal certification assists in protecting the public by regulating attorneys’ claims of special skills: Clients may rely on the fact that certified specialists have had to demonstrate proficiency and competence in their practice areas.

SLG attorneys serve locally with the San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law Section, and serve currently and in the past as section chair and co-chair.  SLG attorneys are prolific seminar presenters and are in constant demand from local and national television news stations for their expertise in the field of family and military law.

Schweitzer Law Team

John Schweitzer

Principal

As a Certified Family Law Specialist with extensive experience as a Marine Officer and Judge Advocate, civilian attorney and serving as an assignable Judge Pro Tempore in the San Diego Superior Court Family Support Division, John possesses a unique wealth of experience.

Kenneth Lee

Senior Counsel

After over 18 years of experience litigating complex cases in civil and family law courts, as well as serving with his colleague John Schweitzer as a Marine Officer and Judge Advocate, Ken is a highly skilled and experienced advocate.