Brooke Hallisey is an associate attorney who represents clients in all types of family law matters, including, child custody disputes, dissolution of both short- and long-term marriages, child support and spousal support issues, and post-judgment modification matters. In court, Brooke is a fierce advocate for her clients and understands the importance of having someone on your side to champion your cause. While Brooke has experience litigating contested child custody and support matters, she is also skilled at settlement negotiations. In her practice, Brooke negotiates a settlement when possible and litigates when necessary.
Brooke takes an empathetic, healing-focused approach to her client’s matters. In her practice, she listens and empathizes with her clients, while helping them understand their legal options and providing logical solutions to what can be emotional issues. Brooke is passionate about helping individuals and families resolve their issues as amicably as possible and helping them achieve a positive outcome in what can be one of the most challenging times in their lives.
Brooke received her Juris Doctorate degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. During law school, Brooke assisted clients both in a family law firm and in SMU’s family law clinic, where she represented clients pro bono. Before law school, Brooke received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in Journalism-Media Studies, from San Diego State University. While attending college, Brooke interned at the Legal Aid Society of San Diego’s Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic, where her interest in family law began.