Stephen D. Hamilton

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Stephen D. Hamilton has been an attorney for 27 years, with a practice in San Luis Obispo County devoted almost exclusively to family law for 25 of those years. Stephen has been a Certified Specialist in Family Law since 2004. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is also a past Chair of the Family Law Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association (FLEXCOM).


  • J.D.

    Hastings College of Law
    - 1989

  • B.S. in Political Economy of Natural Resources

    University of California, Berkley
    - 1987

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Southern California Chapter Legislation Committee, 2020-Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Southern California Board of Directors, 2020-2021
  • California State Bar, Family Law Section, Member, 1999-Present
    • Immediate Past Chair/Advisor, 2019-2020
    • Chair, 2018-2019
    • Legislative Chair, 2017-2018
    • Editor, Family Law News Monthly, 2017
    • Assistant Editor, Family Law News, 2016-2017
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Member, 2016-Present
    • Technology Director, 2018-2019
    • Amicus Committee, 2017-Present
    • Outreach Committee, 2016-Present
  • San Luis Obispo County Family Law Section, Member, 1994-Present
    • San Luis Obispo County Family Law Section, Chairperson, 2017-2018
  • California State Bar Paraprofessional Working Group, Member, 2020-2021

Counties Served

San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Monterey, Kern, Fresno, & San Joaquin Counties
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  • Law Offices of Stephen D. Hamilton

    Arroyo Grande, CA