Member Description


Hal Bartholomew


My personal legal practice is limited to “Appropriate” Dispute Resolution either as a Mediator or Collaborative Lawyer and Family Law Consultations including Pre-Nuptial Agreements. Our seven-lawyer firm is the Sacramento Region’s largest family law firm exclusively practicing in all family law areas including Traditional Client Representation and Litigation.

Areas of Practice

Collaborative Practice, Litigation, Mediation, Private Judging, Pre and Post Marital Agreements, Consulting

Areas of Specialty

Marital Settlement Agreements

Practice Counties

Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, San Joaquin

Member Since


Contact Information


Firm Name

Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP


4740 Folsom Blvd





Zip Code



(916) 455-5200


(916) 455-6300




Univ. of California – Davis, B.A. Degree 1968
U.C. Davis School of Law – J.D. Degree 1971

Professional Activities


Super Lawyers – Northern California (since inception)  2005 – 2017

Certified Mediator –

Founding President Collaborative Practice California.

Co-author – Child custody – A Practical Guide for Parents – 1998 Sacramento Region Edition

AV Rating – Martindale-Hubbell

AVVO  10 Rating – since inception

Lecturer – California Continuing Education of the Bar

Rcecipient – Outstanding Course Materials, Calif. CPA Education Foundation

Recipient “Eureka” Award – Collaborative Practice California

California Dept. of Real Estate – Licensed Broker

Tax Issues in Divorce textbook – CALCPA Education Foundation 2009, 2010, 2011

Recipient Kobayashi Award given by the Sacramento County Bar Association Family Law Section  for outstanding service to the community.  Frist lawyer ever selected for the award.

Professional Organizations

Certified Family Law Specialist – State Bar of Calif. Bd. of Legal Specialization

Certified Mediator – American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Co-Founder & President – Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group

Fellow International Academy of Family Lawyers

Co-Founder and 1st President – Collaborative Practice California (CPCal)


Advanced Practitioner Member – Association for Conflict Resolution

American Bar Association Family Law Section

Association of Certified Family Law Specialists

Family Law Section State Bar of California Executive Committee – former member, advisor and legislative chair

Family Service Agency of Sacramento – regular seminar presenter on Family Law Topi

Fellow AAML NoCal Chapter

Instructor – CPA Educational Foundation for 20 years – Tax Consequences of Divorce

Life Member – Academy of Family Mediators

Past Chair Sacramento County Bar Assoc. Family Law Section