Dean M Schreyer
9663 Tierra Grande St
San Diego, California 92126
Firm: Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider, APC
MR. SCHREYER joined the firm during his 25th year of practice in 2011. He earned his degree in Economics from Revelle College at the University of California at San Diego, after spending his junior year in France at the Université de Bordeaux. He then attended the University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1986. He was admitted to the State Bar of California later that same year and to various Federal District Courts and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal shortly thereafter.
Mr. Schreyer gained substantial experience in civil litigation before limiting his practice almost exclusively to family law and child custody litigation in 1991. He was a sole practitioner for eleven years before he moved his practice to San Diego in 2004.
Mr. Schreyer was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Coalition for Cooperative Divorce. He served as a committee chair for the Small Firm and Sole Practitioner section of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. He has been a member of the Family Law sections of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, San Fernando Valley Bar Association and the State Bar of California. Other past memberships include the Los Angeles County Juvenile Courts Bar Association and local chapters of the Children’s Rights Council. Mr. Schreyer has served as a judge pro tempore in Family Court and Small Claims Appeals, as a court-appointed family law mediator and as a panel attorney for the Los Angeles County Juvenile Dependency Court. He is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and the Family Law section of the San Diego County Bar Association.
The Law Offices of Beatrice L. Snider began in 1974 as a one-attorney office in San Diego. After the Family Law Act of 1970, it became obvious to Ms. Snider that the handling of a family law matter required lawyers with highly specialized skills. Family law encompasses not only the dissolution, custody, support and property division aspect of law but often requires the lawyer to cross over into other areas of the law including civil, corporate, business, tax, bankruptcy, pensions, etc. This need, coupled with the passion to affect positive change in a person's life during a difficult and dramatic time, resulted in Ms. Snider building a law firm to fill that need.
The firm has grown and currently has over thirty skilled staff on the team. The attorneys on the staff are dedicated exclusively to family law issues such as divorce, property distribution, spousal support, child support, custody and visitation issues, grandparent guardianship and visitation issues, pre-nuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements, legal separation agreements, same-sex issues and cohabitation agreements. Five of the attorneys hold State Board Certification in Family Law.
The firm has been in its current location since 1987. The firm chose this mid-county location based on the comfortable surroundings, accessibility to all family law courts, easy parking as well as easy access for the firm's clientele located throughout San Diego County and bordering counties.
The firm prides itself on having the depth of staff to provide a team with all the experience and expertise that is necessary for your particular case. This office has handled some of the most sophisticated and complex family law cases in San Diego as well as the simplest. We strive to handle all your family law needs with expertise and compassion.
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