Michael D. Wysocki
Michael D. Wysocki believes that a family law attorney must possess the
skills of a counselor, mentor, negotiator, and litigator. He knows that
no two families, children or cases are alike and he finds unique and creative
ways to solve the current problems while preventing future issues. He
states his personal philosophy, “A short-term victory is not good
enough. I strive to build solid and lasting results.” He accomplishes
this through a results-oriented strategy focused on the client’s goals.
Having tried cases in over 60 Texas counties, countless bench trials and
jury trials, Mr. Wysocki’s experience in the courtroom is unmatched.
He focuses on family law litigation across the state of Texas, representing
men and women in divorce, child custody, and complex property division
cases. Michael also has training in Collaborative Law, Mediation, and
other forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution.
summa cum laude graduate of The University of Texas at Tyler, Mr. Wysocki later earned
his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law, where he graduated
magna cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Wysocki was a member of the Texas Tech Law Review.
In 2014, he received the Distinguished Young Alumnus award from The University
of Texas at Tyler.
Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization,
he has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2014-2015 and a Texas
Rising Star in 2010 and 2012-2013. These honors are bestowed by a peer-vote
to only a very small percentage of Texas attorneys each year. He has also
been recognized for professionalism by inclusion in the Annette Stewart
Family Law Inns of Court.
Mr. Wysocki lives in Dallas with his wife, also a family law attorney,
and his daughter and son.
- Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2011
- State Bar of Texas, 2006
- State Bar of New Mexico, 2008
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2006
- DMagazine, 2018, Best Lawyer
- Texas Super Lawyers, Family Law, 2014-2016
- Texas Rising Stars 2010, 2012-2013
- Superb 10 rating, AVVO.com
Texas Tech School of Law, Juris Doctor,
Magna Cum Laude, 2006: Law Review – Articles Editor; Fall Advanced Mock Trial Champion;
Spring Advanced Moot Court Champion Brief Writer; Spring Advanced Mock
Trial Finalist; Board of Barristers; CALI Award in both Torts and Legal
Practice; American Jurisprudence Award in Commercial Law; Legal Practice
Teaching Fellow; Phi Delta Phi Honor Society.
The University of Texas at Tyler, Bachelor of Science,
Summa Cum Laude, 2003: Bachelor of Science in Political Science, with minor in General
Business; Full Scholarship – Patriot Scholar; Research Assistant
for Finance Professor; Alpha Chi and Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Societies.
- Dallas Bar Association, 2010 – Present
- Law Day Committee, 2010
- Dallas Bar Foundation, 2015-Present
- Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, 2010 – Present
- Member of 2010 Leadership Class
- Collin County Bar Association, 2011 – Present
- Collin County Young Lawyers Association, 2011 – Present
- Denton County Bar Association, 2016 – Present
- Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, 2010 – Present
- College of the State Bar of Texas, 2010 – Present
- Texas Family Law Foundation, 2007 – Present
- Lifetime Member
- Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, 2011 – Present
- International Child Abduction Attorney Network, 2006 – Present
- Lubbock County Bar Association, 2006 – 2009
- Chairman – Law Day, 2008 – 2009
- Lubbock County Young Lawyers, 2007 – 2009
- Director, 2007 – 2008; Secretary, 2008 – 2009
- South Plains Family Law Association, 2007 – 2009
- Collaborative Law Professionals of Lubbock County, 2007 – 2009
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: The Effects of Blakely v. Washington, United
States v. Booker, and the Future of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, 38 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 495, 2006.
What Young Lawyers Can Tell Us About the Movement, Collaborative Law Spring Retreat, State Bar of Texas, 2009.
To Infinity and Beyond the Guidelines: Child Support Cases Every Space
Ranger Should Know, Family Law Section Report – State Bar of Texas, Spring 2011.
The Ride: Five Ways to Prepare for the Divorce Process, Texas Bar Journal, 2016.