Wesley B. Hansen - Associate

Mr. Hansen joined Motschiedler, Michaelides, Wishon, Brewer & Ryan, LLP, as an associate in April 2016. He is active in the firm’s real estate, employment, and business practices. Mr. Hansen has experience working in hospital administration as a bioethicist and has worked with multiple startup technology companies. In law school, Mr. Hansen placed second in the Nation while a member of the University of California, Hastings, Health Law Advocacy Team, placed first in a regional negotiation competition, and assisted in editing a health law textbook. Following law school, Mr. Hansen clerked for a Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge, where he performed significant legal research on civil matters.

Mr. Hansen is originally from the Valley, growing up on a dairy farm in Chowchilla. In his spare time, Mr. Hansen is a woodworker. His wife, Cecilia, is a real estate agent and professional volleyball player.


  • Juris Doctorate, University of California, Hastings, School of Law, 2015, cum laude
  • Master’s Degree in Bioethics, Loyola Marymount University, 2009, summa cum laude
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Philosophy, California State University, Fresno, 2008, magna cum laude

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California, Fresno County Bar Association, Fresno County Young Lawyers Association

Public and Community Service

  • Mr. Hansen is a founding member of Victims’ Rights Attorneys (ViRA), a charitable organization devoted to providing legal counsel and other assistance to victims of sexual assault. Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of California, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California, 2015