Janet Dockstader Law


  • B.A. from Bryn Mawr College
  • J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law

“Top notch attorney that represented me with professionalism & compassion” (-B.B.)

Nadine Orliczky has an undergraduate degree from Bryn Mawr College and graduated cum laude from Pepperdine School of Law in 2006. She began working for the firm Ekerling & Doherty during law school and her focus has been family law ever since. She practiced at Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader before co-founding Dockstader Orliczky.

Nadine’s clients describe her as listening attentively, simplifying complicated information, and showing a sincere interest in individuals as people. These qualities allow her to truly understand, strategize, and communicate her clients’ stories and objectives at every stage of a family law matter – from settlement negotiations to trial and even through appeal.


Nadine is a Certified Family Law Specialist, which requires demonstrating broad knowledge of family law and having extensive courtroom experience and the recommendation of peers. She is an excellent writer and a skilled litigator who has honed her trial skills at the Houston Family Law Trial Institute.


Nadine gives her support to several local organizations, including WomenShelter Long Beach, Boys & Girls Club Long Beach, Human Options, and Girls, Inc. She serves as a fundraising chair for the Long Beach Bar Foundation’s Scholarship Committee, which provides scholarships to local high school students.