Company: Law Office of Michael DeDecker
Location: Sacramento, California, United States
Michael DeDecker, Attorney at the Law Office of Michael DeDecker, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in family law.
With original plans to take over his father’s oral surgery practice, Mr. DeDecker received a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Utah before pivoting to a career in law. Deciding to take the LSAT his senior year, he tested well and began receiving scholarships, solidifying his choice to pursue the legal realm. In 1999, he obtained a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and was subsequently admitted to the California Bar Association. Until 2006, Mr. DeDecker served as an attorney within the juvenile at the Public Defender’s Office before spearheading his firm, the Law Office of Michael DeDecker. He is also a volunteer health coach with GRIT.
Having excelled as a family law attorney for the past 15 years, Mr. DeDecker deals with various cases regarding adoptions and foster children. Notably, he has been named to Sacramento’s Top 10 Attorneys for Family Law and Best of the Best Top 10 Attorneys for Family Law. He was also the recipient of the AVVO.com People’s Choice Award. Mr. DeDecker attributes his success to compassion and hard work, as he has put in countless hours to develop an honorable reputation and achieve success for his clients. In five years’ time, he envisions vast growth at his practice by hiring more attorneys. Mr. DeDecker’s advice to those pondering becoming an attorney is that you must be very passionate about the law. He adds, if you are, that it can be a very rewarding career.
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