Elyse B. Butler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Diego, CA

Butler Law, PC
 | 350 10th Ave, Suite 1000
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 607-3118
Fax: 619-342-3166
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile


Ms. Butler is a distinguished lawyer based in San Diego, California. She is Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law; an accomplishment only approximately 5% of attorneys earn. She is also Verified by the Lead Counsel Review Board. As the founder of Butler Law, her client-focused approach to everything from property division to child custody and visitation has earned her recognition from Super Lawyers Magazine, the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, and the National Advocates.

Ms. Butler understands that family law matters are incredibly personal and that a dedicated and reliable attorney who can think on their feet rather than off a script can make a significant difference in the outcome of your matter. Whether your case is uncontested, litigated through court, or solved through a combination of these solutions, Ms. Butler will make sure every case plan is customized to each client's individual needs.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization

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About Elyse Butler

Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.butler.law/


  • Women in Law Awards, Lawyer Magazine
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Distinguished Member Recipient
  • America's Most Honored Professionals – Top 10%, the American Registry
  • Noticed, Recipient
  • Client Distinction Award, Lawyers.com and Martindale.com
  • Top 100 Lawyer, the National Advocates
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorney, Attorney and Practice Magazine
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorney, Best of the Best Attorneys
  • Finance Monthly Magazine Legal Awards, Recipient
  • Who's Who, Recipient
  • “10 Best” Attorneys – Under 40, California, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer, Recipient
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Recipient
  • “10 Best” in Client Satisfaction, California, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Lead Counsel Rated and Verified, California, Thomson Reuters

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Family Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
  • California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section
  • San Diego Family Law Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association, LRIS Referral Member (Family Law)
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • California
  • Illinois

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteered, Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic, California Western School of Law
  • Volunteered, Family Law Facilitator’s Office, California Western School of Law

Educational Background:

  • Arizona State University, B.A. summa cum laude, Major: Journalism and Mass Communication Specializing in Media Analysis and Criticism from the College of Public Programs
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Office Location for Elyse B. Butler

350 10th Ave
Suite 1000
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: (619) 607-3118

Fax: 619-342-3166

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Last Updated: 12/21/2020

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