Frank Terrazas, Senior Family Law Attorney

frank terrazas, family law attorney

Frank Terrazas is a Senior Family Law Attorney

Frank Terrazas brings fourteen years of combined family law experience to Garwood Attorneys.  After receiving his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of San Diego, Frank obtained a Graduate Certificate in Paralegal Studies, and quickly found himself in family law.   Frank spent ten years under the tutelage of two preeminent family law attorneys in San Diego county (now retired).  After gaining ten years of invaluable experience as a distinguished paralegal in family law, Frank took the natural next step, and attended law school.  While in law school, Frank earned the prestigious Bonnie Reading Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the Certified Family Law Specialists Committee of the San Diego County Bar Association to a law student who shows dedication and commitment to the area of family law.  Eager to commence his legal career, Frank began making appearances in Family Court as a Certified Law Student.

Upon graduation from law school, Frank opened his own family law practice which took little time to thrive given Frank’s unique qualifications. Frank swiftly obtained extensive court room experience in contested matters and trials, successfully representing his family law litigants. Frank also negotiated countless settlements on behalf of his clients.    

Frank’s unique background as a family law paralegal, then attorney, coupled with his engaging personality, make him a tremendous asset to Garwood Reeves and his clients. 


2015, State Bar of California

Law School: 

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D. 2014

University of San Diego, B.A. (2004) Political Science


2018-2024:  Rising Stars (SuperLawyers)

2019:  Top One Percent (Fellow): The National Association of Distinguished Counsel

2019/2018:   Top 40 Under 40 Nominee (Family Law) American Academy of Attorneys

2019/2018:  American Institute of Legal Advocates (Rising Star) Nominee

2014:  Bonnie Reading Scholarship recipient presented by the Certified Family Law Specialists San Diego County Bar Association to the most promising family law student

Frank Terrazas
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