Jeffrey Fritz Jeffrey C. Fritz

Mr. Fritz founded the firm of Basie & Fritz with his then partner, Robert H. Basie, in 1984. Mr. Fritz and Mr. Basie were partners for 19 years, until Mr. Basie's death in 2003.

For over 28 years, Mr. Fritz has personally represented clients in both simple and complex cases. Mr. Fritz has had the pleasure of representing professional sports figures, television and radio personalities, and family law attorneys. Mr. Fritz has served as Judge Pro Tem, Special Master, Arbitrator, and has been the Chairman of the San Diego Fee Arbitration Committee. He has been a lecturer on topics related to family law and legal practice to other attorneys.

Mr. Fritz oversees each case handled by Basie & Fritz so that our clients receive the benefit of his expertise and experience at every level.

Affiliations, Activities and Accomplishments

  • California State Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego Superior Court Judge Pro Tem (Settlement Panel) 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006
  • Co-Chairman, San Diego County Fee Arbitration Committee, 1999
  • Chairman, San Diego County Fee Arbitration Committee, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1999
  • Ohio Northern University Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1981
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Ohio Northern University Willis Society (Academic Recognition)
  • Southern District Court of California
  • US Tax Court

In 2009, Mr. Fritz was selected by his peers as one of the Top Attorneys in San Diego, featured in the Daily Transcript. In 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, Mr. Fritz has been honored as a San Diego Super Lawyer.

Mr. Fritz received his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Management from Ohio Northern University in 1981. Thereafter, Mr. Fritz went to Law School at Ohio Northern University, receiving his Juris Doctorate degree (with distinction) in 1984.  He was nominated to be a member of the Willis Society for academic achievement and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.

Areas of Concentration

Family law and related matters


  • California State Bar, 1984
  • United State District Court for the Southern District of California (1985) and District of Arizona, (1992)
  • United States Tax Court, (1985)


• J.D. (1984), Ohio Northern University (with distinction)
• B.S. B.A. (1981) Ohio Northern University


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