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Nancy J. Bickford

Nancy J. Bickford

Nancy J. Bickford, APC
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Family Law
  • California
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Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law, Ms. Bickford practices exclusively in the area of family law helping clients with divorce and separation in San Diego. Ms. Bickford is a graduate of California Western School of Law where she received honorable recognition for outstanding achievement in the areas of community property, taxation and civil procedure, as well as a West Publishing Award in recognition of her overall outstanding scholastic accomplishment. Ms. Bickford received her Bachelor of Science from Miami University, with a dual major in Systems Analysis and Mathematics.

San Diego divorce attorney Nancy J. Bickford earned her Master's in Business Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, and went on to pass the test to be certified by the state of California as a Certified Public Accountant. She worked for Arthur Andersen & Co. in San Francisco where she gained expertise in auditing various types of businesses and financial institutions. Ms. Bickford left Arthur Andersen & Co. to work as the controller for a privately run firm operating hotels and real estate investments.

Following her involvement in the hotel and real estate investment business, Ms. Bickford returned to school to study law. After receiving her Juris Doctorate degree, she was admitted to practice law in the United States District Court Southern District of California and in all courts in the state of California. Ms. Bickford was immediately attracted to providing divorce help in San Diego, where she has found the perfect cross-over that allows her to pursue her passion for the law while also utilizing her financial and business background. Ms. Bickford is the only attorney in San Diego County representing clients in divorce, who is a Certified Family Law Specialist and who also is actively licensed as a CPA.

Ms. Bickford has volunteered her time to the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program and has been recognized each year for her contributions to the program, whether for volunteering as an attorney, or for contributing to their education programs. For the last seven years, she has frequently sat as a court-appointed temporary judge for the Superior Court, County of San Diego Family Law Division. She has similarly been recognized by the Superior Court of the State of California County of San Diego for distinguished and dedicated services as a judge pro tem of the Superior Court

Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
United States District Court Southern District of California
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Education
Golden Gate University
MBA / Accounting
Miami University
B.S. / Double major in Systems Analysis and Mathematics
California Western School of Law
J.D.
Awards
Teacher-Mentor Award
Certified Family Law Specialists
In honor of Michael C. Shea
Distinguished Service Award
Volunteer Lawyers Program
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 185779
Member
Current
San Diego Family Law Bar Association
Founding Member
Current
Activities: Former Board Member, and Treasurer
San Diego Family Law College of Trial Advocacy
Founding Member
Current
San Diego County Bar Association
Member
Current
Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
Member
Current
American Inns of Court
Member
Current
Speaking Engagements
Fiduciary Duties
San Diego County Bar Association, Carmel Valley Section
2004
Ethics, Winter Seminar
CFLS
2009
Income for Support, Fall Seminar
CFLS
2007
Evidence, Fall Seminar
CFLS
2006
Support Calculator Software, Winter Seminar
CFLS
2005
Recent Cases and Statutes, Summer Seminar
CFLS
2003
Family Law in California
National Business Institute
September 2003
Certifications
Certified Family Law Specialist
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Certified Public Accountant
California State Board of Accountancy
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Contact & Map
Nancy J. Bickford, APC
Del Mar Technology Center
12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
USA
Telephone: (858) 793-8884
Fax: (858) 793-8874