Attorney Elyse B. Butler has been certified by The State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Family Law. She is a member of the State Bar of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and the State Bar of Illinois.
Ms. Butler specialies in Family Law, including: Divorce, Legal Separation, Child Support, Child Custody, Child Visitation, Spousal Support, Property Division and High-Net worth asset division.
Ms. Butler attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, where she volunteered at both the Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic and the Family Law Facilitator's Office located within the downtown family law courthouse.
In 2013, Ms. Butler was nominated for The Daily Transcript's Top Young Attorney. Prior to joining Contreras Law, Ms. Butler was an attorney for a downtown San Diego firm. Ms. Butler also clerked for the Honorable Robert C. Coates (Ret.) with whom she helped in the legal research and drafting of Ending Chronic Homelessness in America's Major Cities: The Justice System Component, published in the University of San Francisco Law Review, Fall 2007, Vol. 42.
Nominated, Top Young Attorney, The Daily Transcript, 2013
Assisted, Ending Chronic Homelessness in America's Major Cities: The Justice System Component, published in the University of San Francisco Law Review, Fall 2007, Vol. 42
Certified Family Law Specialist, Certified by the California State Board of Legal Specialization.