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Chenault Law is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services, representing clients in the areas of complex and general civil litigation, family law, personal injury, business law and trusts and estates.  The practice emphasizes catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, and premises liability as well as complicated and highly contested community property division, spousal support and child custody.  Sally K. Chenault has been specially trained in the practice of mediation.  Sally Chenault is Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent®, is current president of the Stanislaus County Bar Association and is a graduate of the Jerry Spence Trial Lawyer's College.


Chenault Law has offices in Sonora, CA and Modesto, CA.  The Modesto office is located at 1231 8th Street, Suite 275, Modesto, CA 95354.  Ms. Chenault is listed on the San Joaquin County and Stanislaus County certified list of mediators.  


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
    20 years, 175 cases
  2. Car Accident: 25%
    15 years, 200 cases
  3. Litigation: 20%
    15 years, 300 cases
  4. Mediation: 10%
    13 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



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Chenault Law

67 Linoberg, Suite B
Sonora, CA, 95370


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
University of MadridUniversity of California Education Abroad Program1970
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner-AttorneyChenault Law2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyDamrell Nelson Schrimp Pallios Pacher & Silva2005 - 2014
AssociateMorrisumi & Simmons2004 - 2005
AssociateLaw Offices of Robert Brantner2000 - 2004
OwnerLaw Office of Sally K. Chenault1997 - 2000
AttorneyLaw Offices of David B. Douds1993 - 1997
AttorneyKinko's Service Company1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaActive Member2013 - Present
Stanislaus County Bar AssociationBoard Member2010 - Present
Tuolume River TrustAdvisor2008 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaActive member2007 - Present
Wray Ladine American Inn Of CourtActive Member2005 - Present
Stanislaus County Bar Association, Family Law SectionActive Member2005 - Present
Stanislaus County Bar AssociationPresident2015 - 2016
Democrats of CaliforniaState Delegate2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kinerson vs. Kinerson, Merced County Superior Court Case No.: PR000345Verdict for son of decedent
Weber vs. Sky Trek Aviation, Stanislaus County Superior Court Case No. 642734Defensed; Jury awarded defendant all damages requested in cross complaint.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of LawDispute Resolution - MediationCertificate2009
The Trial Lawyer's CollegeN/ACertificate2009
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of California - Santa BarbaraSpanish and Latin American StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1978