Meet Our Staff

At Creative Family Solutions, Cecil Cianci Law, PC, our attorneys provide effective counsel and representation in a full range of California family law matters.

Our Attorneys

Melissa

Melissa D. Cianci

Managing Partner

Managing Partner Melissa D. Cianci, Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, focuses her practice exclusively on adoption, surrogacy, and family law matters. Ms. Cianci truly enjoys building families through the adoption and surrogacy process. She also is highly skilled in helping individuals navigate through the emotional and financial upheaval that can occur during a dissolution of marriage. Ms. Cianci graduated cum laude from California State University, Sacramento, and from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, where she received awards for academic excellence. Ms. Cianci was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2005, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California in 2006, the State Bar of Nevada in 2017, the State Bar of Hawaii in 2018, the U.S. District Court for Hawaii in 2018, and the State Bar of Colorado in 2019.

Maida V. Farrar

Maida V. Farrar

Senior Associate

Associate attorney Maida V. Farrar focuses on complex family law matters and has a record of success in the family law courts, achieving favorable results for her clients. Ms. Farrar has a passion for children's rights, and their well-being centers her focus and drive in the practice of law. Ms. Farrar was licensed to practice law in California in 2005 and Florida in 2006. She has dedicated her legal career to assisting others through difficult matters.

Salina L. Sierra

Salina L. Sierra

Senior Associate

Associate attorney Salina L. Sierra approaches her clients' issues with a focus on results and understanding the complexities that come from family law litigation. Ms. Sierra leverages her unique skills to serve her clients' goals, steadfastly reaching settlement when possible and but will diligently prepare for trial when necessary. Ms. Sierra graduated from California State University, Sonoma, and John F. Kennedy University School of Law. Ms. Sierra was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2010 and has dedicated her entire career to focus on family law.

Our Staff

Holly Cuthbert

Holly Cuthbert

Chief Business Officer

Chief Business Officer Holly Cuthbert graduated from William Jessup University with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She comes to Creative Family Solutions with a background in human resources, and business management that include strategic planning, policy and procedure development, and cost-benefit analysis. With proven abilities in organizational effectiveness, and accomplishments in employee training and people development. Holly has recently become an active member of Daughters of the American Revolution, and spends her free time giving back to the community volunteering at local non-profit organizations.

Contact our Roseville offices to schedule a reduced-fee consultation with one of our lawyers. Call 916-756-4012 today.