Ms. Rizzo’s practice is dedicated exclusively to Family Law, a dynamic and challenging legal field where clients face some of the most personal and difficult decisions of a their lives. Ms. Rizzo guides clients through cases with compassion, conviction and orientation to detail and to client goals.
Ms. Rizzo started her legal career in Los Angeles more than 16 years ago as a civil litigator in the area of medical malpractice defense. After several years a litigator, she availed herself of the opportunity for more intense trial and litigation experience at the Office of the City Attorney in San Diego, where she worked in the criminal division and gained vast courtroom and negotiation experience as a Deputy City Attorney in the Domestic Violence Unit. After working as a prosecutor for several years, she transitioned to Family Law domestic abuse matters and broadened her practice to cases in all aspects of Family Law.
State Bar of California
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
State Bar of New York
California Western School of Law, JD
University of California, Riverside, BA Sociology