Myrlys L. Stockdale, CFLS

Retired from Firm 9/20/15

Certified Family Law Specialist, Managing Attorney, Mediator, Family Law Special Master, Court-Appointed Minor’s Counsel

California  State Bar Number: 221373

Granite Bay Family Law Lawyer Myrlys L. StockdaleProfessional Qualifications and Activities

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar, 2002
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California, 2002

Professional and Legal Affiliations

  • Member, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • Member, International Association of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member, El Dorado Collaborative Group
  • Member, El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, El Dorado County Bar Association
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Member, Wiley E. Manuel Bar Association
  • Member, Sacramento Consumer Attorneys
  • Member, California Women Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association


Law School:

Lincoln Law School, Sacramento (JD 2001)

  • Student Bar Association President and Vice President;
  • Moot Court Oral Argument Award, Honorable Mention;
  • Editor of the Voir Dire Newspaper


Howard University, Washington, DC, (BA Journalism/Political Science 1986)

  • School of Communications Student Body President;
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, 1986

Additional Training/CLE:

  • 2004 – Basic Collaborative Law Training, Ms. Pauline Tesler, 16 hours
  • 2006 – Mediation Training, Adryenn Cantor/Sharyn Kaplan , 25 hours
  • 2006 – Advanced Mediation Training, Adryenn Cantor/Sharyn Kaplan, 15 hours
  • 2007 – Advanced Interdisciplinary CollaborativeTraining, Pauline Tesler , 16 hours
  • 2008 – 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: Practice Tips for the Consulting Attorney, 2 hours
  • 2008 – Law Office Management: 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
  • 2009 – Advanced Family Law Course, Thomson West, 45 hours
  • 2010 – Special Master Training, Sacramento County Superior Court, 6.5 hours
  • 2011 – Advanced Family Law Course, Thomson West, 60 hours
  • 2011 – Bench Conduct and Demeanor, 4 hours
  • 2015 – Bench Conduct and Demeanor, 4 hours
  • 2015 – National Family Law Trial Institute, Houston, Texas, 50.5 hours

Additional Information

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

Myrlys has a daughter, aged 27 and a son, aged 25 and a 3-year-old granddaughter. Myrlys enjoys politics, music, scuba diving, scrapbooking, photography and the NFL (especially the San Francisco 49ers). Myrlys is active in the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

El Dorado Hills Office

1107 Investment Boulevard, Suite 180, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762-4567

Phone: (916) 933-5545
Fax: (916) 933-9833


Roseville Office

1380 Lead Hill Blvd., Suite 106
Roseville, CA 95661

Phone: (916) 933-5545
Fax: (916) 933-9833


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