Gordon D. Cruse
Gordon Cruse has been engaged in the practice of law since December of 1983. He is a Certified Legal Specialist in Family Law. This certification was received from the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in 1993. Gordon is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2002) as well as the International Academy of Family Lawyers (2005). Gordon is listed in Best Lawyers in America in both the Family Law litigation and Family Law mediation. Gordon has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in San Diego each year since 2008. Gordon is a Diplomat in the American College of Family Trial Lawyers. For 2015 Gordon was selected as the Family Law Lawyer of the Year for San Diego County, California, by Best Lawyers in America. In 2017 Gordon was selected as the Family Law Mediator of the Year for San Diego County, California by Best Lawyers in America. Gordon continues to be listed in Super Lawyers as well as the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He was first listed in that registry 20 years ago. Gordon has co-chaired the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Budget and Finance Committee, served as Chair of the Budget Compliance Committee and as the Academy’s Assistant Treasurer. Gordon’s Martindale-Hubbell rating is AV. Gordon was named one of the 50 Top Attorneys for all of San Diego County in 2021 by Super Lawyers.
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
B.A. in Political Science
University of California San Diego