Charles D. Stark

Charles D. Stark

Attorney and Counselor at Law, and Mediator
Santa Rosa, California
(866) 929-0928
(707) 623-1157
(707) 527-7490

Over 30 years experience helping clients make the best of their legal situations. Attorney Stark provides aggressive, professional representation sensitive to personal issues. Attorney Stark is also responsive and accessible to his clients. He keeps clients informed of their case's progress and strives to return all inquiries promptly, if not immediately.

Bar Admissions
California, 1976
New Jersey, 1972
U.S. Federal Courts, 1972

Professional Associations and Memberships
Sonoma County Superior Courts, 1983 - Present (Judge Pro Tempore, Discovery Referee/Arbitrator)
Sonoma County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law, and Probate Sections (Member)
American Bar Association, Family Law and ADR Sections (Member)
Active 20-30, 1985 - 1987 (International President)
World Council of Young Men's Service Clubs, 1986 - 1988 (Director) Fountaingrove Ranch Master Association, 1998 - 2001 (President)
Santa Rosa West Rotary Club, 2000 - 2001 (President)
Sonoma County Shriners, 1993 - 2002 (Director)
Youth Advisory Council, Santa Rosa DeMolay, 1978 - 2001 (Chairman)
Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council (Member)

Honors and Awards
Rated "Very High" in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbell
Special Recognition from Presiding Judge for Outstanding Efforts and Results in Civil Litigation, Volunteer Settlement Judge Program, 1995 - 1998
Legion of Honor
Order of DeMolay
Knight Commander Court of Honor, Scottish Rite

Past Employment Positions
Assistant Prosecutor/Special Deputy Attorney General, Trenton, New Jersey, 1973 - 1975
Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry AUS, (Ret.),

The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1972
Pennsylvania State University, 1969

Phi Delta Phi

Areas of Practice:
Alimony & Spousal Support, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Automobile Accidents, Business & Commercial Law, Business Organizations, Business Successions, Child and Spousal Support, Closely Held Businesses, Collaborative Law, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Real Estate, Community Property Division, Contracts, Conveyancing, Corporate Governance, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Formation & Business Planning, Joint Ventures, Land Use & Zoning, Limited Liability Companies, Litigation, Mediation, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Defense, Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff, Negotiation, Personal Injury, Personal Injury -- Defense, Premises Liability -- Defense, Prenuptial Agreements, Probate & Estate Administration, Real Estate Law, Residential Real Estate, Slip and Fall -- Defense, Title Insurance, Transactional and Civil Trial Practice, Transactions, Trusts, Wills.