Compassionate representation

LEAD Attorney

Genevieve A. Suzuki

Genevieve A. Suzuki is a firm believer in protecting the family unit by decreasing conflict between the parties. As a family law attorney in San Diego for more than a decade, Suzuki focuses on compassionate representation so clients can amicably resolve differences.

Suzuki began practicing family law after deciding to pursue a childhood dream of working with families to achieve positive results for parties who are going through some of the toughest times in their lives.

Suzuki is also a member of the Louis M. Welsh Inn of Court, San Diego Family Law Bar Association, Lawyers Club, an organization that promotes women in the law, Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego, and the Japanese American Bar Association. She has also served on the board of the Family Law Bar Association.

She has been nominated as one of San Diego’s top young attorneys by the San Diego Daily Transcript and was named one of San Diego Metro Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40. Suzuki was also named to San Diego Business Journal’s Best of The Bar and received the Rising Star designation from Super Lawyers. She has also received the Wiley W. Manuel Award for her pro bono work with the San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program.

Suzuki has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and earned her juris doctor at California Western School of Law in San Diego. Prior to becoming an attorney, Suzuki was a print journalist and editor in Honolulu and San Diego.

Suzuki’s work in journalism led her to write a children’s book, The Original Poi Cats on O’ahu, which was published by Mutual Publishing in 2005.

Best of the Bar

Named to San Diego Business Journal’s Best of The Bar


Received the Rising Star designation from Super Lawyers


A program for low-income applicants by the San Diego County Bar Association

WILEY W Manuel

Received the Wiley W. Manuel Award for  pro bono work with SD  Volunteer Lawyers Program

Noteable Awards and Memberships

Meet our staff

Administrative Assistant Christina Nelson
Administrative Assistant

Christina Nelson

Christina Nelson worked in customer service for 18 years before joining the Law Office of Genevieve A. Suzuki as an administrative assistant. Nelson was born and raised in San Diego. She has an associate’s degree in child development. Her hobbies include watching Padres baseball and NFL football. She enjoys interacting with clients and helping them through their most difficult times.