Myrlys L. Stockdale is a Certified Family Law Specialist who has handled legal matters before courts in El Dorado, Sacramento, Amador, Placer and Santa Clara Counties. Ms. Stockdale serves as Court-appointed Minor's Counsel representing children in Sacramento County Superior Court and El Dorado County Superior Court and also serves as a Family Law Special Master for Sacramento County Superior Court.
Her preferred method of practice is to resolve disputes informally, through negotiation, collaboration or mediation. However, Ms. Stockdale is an ardent client advocate, in litigation.
OTHER MEMBERSHIPS, TRAINING, INFORMATION: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. President and Vice President, Student Bar Association. Honorable Mention, Moot Court Oral Argument Award. Editor, Voir Dire Newspaper. President, School of Communications Student Body. Listed, Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, 1986. Additional Training/CLE: Basic Collaborative Law Training, Ms. Pauline Tesler, 16 hours, 2004; Mediation Training, Adryenn Cantor/Sharyn Kaplan, 25 hours, 2006; Advanced Mediation Training, Adryenn Cantor/Sharyn Kaplan, 15 hours, 2006; Advanced Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training, Pauline Tesler, 16 hours, 2007; Tips for Preparing FL Disclosure Documents After Feldman, 2 hours, 2008; The Custody Lawyer as Storyteller: Drafting Admissible, Compelling and Effective Declarations, 2 hours, 2008; Family Law Mediation: Wrapping Up the Family Law Case, 2 hours, 2008; Recent Developments in Family Law, 2 hours, 2008; Trial Court Strategies for Successful Family Law Appeals, 2 hours, 2008; Advanced Family Law Course, Thomson West, 45 hours, 2009. (Certified Domestic Relations - Family Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)