Staci Lambright has been practicing family law since 2003 and has been a Certified Family Law Specialist since 2012. While Staci believes most cases should be settled without a trial, she is an experienced litigator. Staci has significant experience in complex dissolution issues including challenging / upholding prenuptial agreements, complex property division (RSUs, options, business evaluations), income imputation for support(earnings income, trust income, gifts / loans), undue influence/breach of fiduciary duty, domestic and international child custody jurisdiction, child abduction, relocation (“move-aways”), and prosecuting contempt. Staci also drafts premarital and postmarital agreements and consults with clients who are participating in mediation.
Staci has been on faculty with the Rutter Group’s California Family Law Report (“CFLR”) since 2017. Staci has been named a SuperLawyer for Northern California in 2020 and 2021. In 2017, Staci was a recipient of the James P. Preovolos Award (San Francisco Bar Association). In 2011, Staci was recognized by the Chinese Consulate of San Francisco and the CaliforniaLegislature Assembly for her work on a high-profile international child abduction case. Staci received her J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and B.A. in Psychology from University of California, Los Angeles.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
100% Family Law
CERTIFIED LEGAL SPECIALTIES
Certified Family Law Specialist
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas J.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, CaliforniaB.A.Major: Psychology
HONORS AND AWARDS
Northern California Super Lawyers List, 2020-2021
Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, 2013
The Rutter Group (CFLR), May 2021. Advanced Family Law Course for practitioners preparing for theCertification Exam.
The Rutter Group (CFLR), October 2020. Experts Series: Trial Advocacy in Child Custody Cases fromInitial RFO to Trial to Post-Judgment RFO.
The Rutter Group (CFLR), May 2019. Advanced Family Law Course for practitioners preparing for the Certification Exam.
The Rutter Group (CFLR),November 2017. Effective Strategies for Litigating Child Custody in ContestedDomestic Violence Cases.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
San Francisco County Bar Association, Member
California Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Specialist
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
Sucherman Insalaco, LLP, Attorney
San Francisco office of Bay Area Legal Aid, Staff Attorney