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John Bachmayer

John T. Bachmayer is a distinguished California Family Law attorney with 40 years of continuous experience with a civil litigation background as well.. His private law practice in Irvine, California, the Law Office of John T. Bachmayer, focuses on family law litigation, including ancillary civil matters.

Experience and Accomplishments

John T. Bachmayer has nearly 40 years of continuous experience handling contentious California family law and civil litigation matters. He has an extensive track record of successfully negotiating settlements and achieving favorable trial outcomes on behalf of his clients. He has decades of trial experience as lead attorney in “high dollar” cases, complex issue cases, and high conflict cases.

Mr. Bachmayer has proven skills as a mediator, and has vast experience achieving favorable settlements in mediation. He is a vigorous advocate, who cares about the personal needs of clients with empathy and compassion, apart from their legal needs.

With his background in civil litigation, in addition to his experience litigating family law matters through trial and on appeal, Mr. Bachmayer has the skill and expertise necessary to undertake cases that include related ancillary or non-family law civil matters, often eliminating the need for some clients to retain separate legal counsel.



1974-1977 – Juris Doctorate – Southwestern University School of Law
1972-1974 – Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology – Loyola-Marymount University
1969-1971 – Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology – University of Notre Dame


Honors and Awards

Mr. Bachmayer is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, their highest rating. He is also rated 5 out of 5 on a related peer rating scale, their highest rating.


Areas of Practice in Family Law

Divorce, Divorce Litigation, Litigation, Divorce Mediation, Mediation, Custody, Parenting Time, Alimony, Child Support, Separation, Separation Settlement, Property Settlement, Adoption, Domestic Partnership