Elisa D. KisselburgElisa Kisselburg

Ms. Kisselburg joined the firm of Basie & Fritz as an attorney on July 14, 2008. Ms. Kisselburg earned her Certification as a Specialist in Family Law in April, 2011. Ms. Kisselburg is a frequent public speaker and has been a featured speaker at the California State Bar Association's Annual Conference on international custody issues and enforceability of international/intercultural marital agreements. In addition, Ms. Kisselburg has provided continuing legal education seminars for attorneys and therapists and is a frequent workshop presenter on the processes of family law and navigating through the court system for self represented litigants.

Ms. Kisselburg is trained in the Collaborative Divorce model and is certified in Dispute Resolution by the State of Nebraska. Ms. Kisselburg is also trained as a mediator. Ms. Kisselburg is a past national winner in an American Bar Association Trial competition and has been honored as an outstanding Trial Advocate by the American Bar Association.

Affiliations, Activities and Accomplishments

•  California State Bar Association
•  San Diego County Bar Association
•  Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Ms. Kisselburg received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Women's Studies, graduating cum laude, May, 1996, from Arizona State University, Phoenix. Thereafter, she graduated from Creighton University, School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska, with a Juris Doctorate degree in May, 2001.

Areas of Practice

Family law and related matters


•   California State Bar, 2001


•   J.D. (2001) Creighton University School of Law
•   B.A. (1996) Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona


•   Winner, ABA National Criminal Trial Competition (2001)
•   Outstanding Trial Advocate, (2001) ABA National Criminal Trial Competition
•   CALI Excellent for the Future Award in Women  and the Law
•   Domestic Moot Court Board
•   Kathleen Severerns Award for Excellence in Mediation
•   Yossem Scholarship


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