Sheila Schaeffer Craig

Sheila Schaeffer Craig: Attorney with Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP
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Ms. Craig joined Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz, LLP in January, 2006 after relocating to California from the state of Arizona. She was admitted to the California Bar on June 2, 2006. Ms. Craig practices exclusively in the area of family law. Her practice includes both litigation and alternative dispute resolution. She has served as a mediator and Special Master. In June 2009, Ms. Craig was appointed by the Superior Court of Sonoma County to serve as a Settlement Conference Panelist in family law matters.

Prior to moving to California in 2006, Ms. Craig worked as both a law clerk and later an associate attorney for Hochuli & Benavidez, P.C. in Tucson, Arizona, where she practiced in a variety of areas including criminal law, family law, estate planning, municipal law, and civil litigation. During her third year of law school, Ms. Craig was named as an American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Family Law Scholarship Recipient.

Community Involvement:

Ms. Craig is a member of the Board of Directors of LifeWorks, a non-profit organization that promotes the healthy emotional development of children and families in Sonoma County. She served as President of the LifeWorks' Board from July 2008 through June 2010. Ms. Craig is a frequent volunteer with Sonoma County Legal Aid and the Sonoma County Superior Court, a member of Sonoma County Women In Law, and an associate member of the Richard M. Sangster Inn of Court. Ms. Craig previously served as a Teen Court Judge with Routes for Youth in Sonoma County, earning the honor of Judge of the Year in 2007. Ms. Craig is also actively involved in supporting her two step-children as a Project Leader with Independence 4-H and a Cub Scout Den Leader for Pack 27.

While in Arizona, Ms. Craig served as a student coordinator and later an attorney supervisor for the Volunteer Lawyers Program. In that capacity, she assisted countless pro per clients in the areas of bankruptcy and domestic relations. In recognition of her efforts, Ms. Craig was awarded the Andrew Silverman Second Year Law Student Community Service Award.

Education and Memberships:

Ms. Craig received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and English from Johns Hopkins University in 2000, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona College of Law in 2005. Ms. Craig grew up in a suburb of Denver, Colorado and graduated as Valedictorian of Thornton High School in 1996.

Ms. Craig is admitted to practice in California and Arizona. She is a member of the family law section of both the California and Arizona Bar Associations. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Sonoma County Bar Association, and the California Young Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Family Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(707) 525-8800  Phone
(707) 545-8242  Fax
University Attended:
Johns Hopkins University, B.A., Biology, 2000
Law School Attended:
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., 2005
Year of First Admission:
2006, California; 2005, Arizona
State Bar of California (Member, Family Law Section); State Bar of Arizona (Member, Family Law Section); American Bar Association; Sonoma County Bar Association; California Young Lawyers Association.
Payment Information:
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

3.9/5.0 (2 reviews)
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  • 4.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 11/27/14 in Family Law

    Sheila is fair and respectful; she is open to ideas others present and is a calming force in high conflict cases. She is a collaborator (in the most positive sense of the word) and a problem solver.

    Sheila is fair and respectful; she is open to ideas others present and is a calming force in high conflict cases. She is a collaborator (in the most positive sense of the word) and a problem solver. Read less

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  • 3.8/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 11/26/14 in Family Law

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