Genesis Family Law

Empowering You Through Divorce with Expert Legal Guidance

Chula Vista Office: (619) 422-7722 | Mission Valley Office: (858) 275-2055

Chula Vista Office: (619) 422-7722

Mission Valley Office: (858) 275-2055

Due to precautions related to COVID-19, we have expanded our options for remote consultations. Please contact our office to discuss whether a full phone consultation or video conference is appropriate for your situation.

Leslie L. Abrigo


Location: 660 Bay Blvd, Suite 212, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Phone: 619-422-7722

Fax: 619-422-7011

Leslie L. Abrigo

Ms. Abrigo is the owner of Leslie L Abrigo, APC. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the California Bar. She is a Judge Pro Tem and assists the San Diego Superior Court in Mandatory Settlement Conferences for the Family Law Division. She is on the Board of Directors for the San Diego County Bar Association and the California Lawyers Association (CLA) Family Law Executive Committee (FlexComm).

In addition to being licensed to practice law in the state of California for the last almost 20 years, she is further licensed to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. She has argued in front of the Ninth Circuit and the 4th District Court of Appeals. She has had jury trials, represented a number of parties in prosecuting and defending contempt trials, and countless bench trials of several days of duration.

  • In 2024, she was recognized as a top lawyer in California by the Daily Journal
  • In 2024, she was also recognized as a Top 25 Woman Lawyer by Super Lawyers in San Diego,
  • In 2021, she was awarded the Mike C. Shea award from the SDFLBA. In 2018, she was recognized as Lawyer of the Year by the San Diego South Bay Bar Association.

She is a graduate of the California Western School of Law and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Puget Sound. She is a member of SDFLBA, SDCBA, ABA, San Diego South Bay Bar Association, Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego, Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego, Native American Lawyers Association of San Diego, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, National Native American Bar Association.

Ms. Abrigo has made the following legal education presentations:

  • SDFLBA Winter Case Updates (2018)
  • SDFLBA- Litigating in Mexico (March 2019)
  • SDFLBA Summer Case Updates (2019)
  • Moderator- SDFLBA How to Become a Family Law Specialist (2019)
  • SDVLP Family Law and Immigration Cross-Over Issues (2019)
  • NCRC- How To Prepare an Ironclad DOD (2019)
  • SDFLBA -Discovery Referee Training (2020)
  • CLA- How to prepare and Ironclad DOD (2020)
  • SDFLBA-Accounting for Client Funds While Getting Paid (2020)
  • CLA -“Just When I Get Out, They Pull Me Back In.”: Set Asides (2021)
  • SDFLBA -Justice Costs Money & Your Client Doesn’t Have Much (2021)
  • SDFLBA- Mike Shea Ethics Presentation: Liability for Failure to Fact-Check Declarations. (2022)

Areas of Practice

Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

Family Law, State Bar of California, 2015

Bar Admissions

California, 2003


California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
Juris Doctorate
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington
Major: Politics and Government


Talking about the “F” Word: Finances, ONE Extraordinary Marriage, 2017

Honors and Awards

2017 Silver Star Award-Best Attorney – Star News
2016 Silver Star Award-Best Attorney – Star New
2015 Avvo Client Choice
2019 Lawyer Of the Year for the South Bay Bar Association of San Diego
2019-2024 Super Lawyer
2022 Michael C. Shea Award from the San Diego Family Law Bar Association
2024 Top 25 Female Lawyer in San Diego Super Lawyer.
2024 Top Family Lawyer from the Daily Journal

Literature Published

The Prenup Workbook: A Different Kind of Marriage Planning
The Postnup Workbook: A Different Way to Address Financial Marital Concerns.

Professional Associations and Memberships

San Diego County Bar Association – South Bay Representative, 1/2021-12/2024
California Lawyers Association Family Law Executive Committee, Member 01/2021 to present.
San Diego Family Law Bar Association, South Bay Representative, 01/2018 to 12/2020
South Bay Bar Association, Member of the Board, Secretary, 01/2018 to 01/2019




Pi Beta Phi

Family Law

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) or Assisted Reproduction

Child Custody and Support

Divorce / Domestic Violence

Juvenile Dependency

Mediation and Discovery Referee Services

Prenuptial and Post-nuptial Agreements

Spousal Support

High-Net Worth Divorce

Complex Property Division

Dividing Retirement And Investments

How Is A Business Divided In A Divorce?

Uncovering Assets

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Chula Vista Office

660 Bay Blvd.
Suite 212
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Chula Vista Law Office Map

Mission Valley Office

2655 Camino del Rio North
Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92108
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