On this page you’ll find contact information for ACBA staff members, organized by department.

ACBA Staff: Administration, Membership and Lawyer Referral Service

Tiela Chalmers

Tiela Chalmers

Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel
(510) 302-2208
Hadassah Hayashi

Hadassah Hayashi

Deputy Director
(510) 302-2200
Amber Sutter

Amber Sutter

Accountant
(510) 302-2207
Staci Palmer

Staci Palmer

Membership Coordinator
(510) 302-2201
Raheel Hayat

Raheel Hayat

MCLE Attorney Coordinator
(510) 302-2225
Valerie Brown Lescroart

Valerie Brown Lescroart

Communications Director
(510) 302-2215
William Strom

William Strom

Events and Development Coordinator
(510) 302-2209
Zeba Shariff

Zeba Shariff

Bookkeeper
(510) 302-2213
Beth Litwin

Beth Litwin

Lawyer Referral Service Program Director
(510) 302-2210
Shree Benjamin

Shree Benjamin

LRS Referral Coordinator
(510) 302-2206
Jose Castillo

Jose Castillo

LRS Referral Coordinator
(510) 302-2239

ACBA Staff: Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC)

Christina Wiellette

Christina Wiellette

VLSC Director
(510) 302-2216
Cynthia Chandler

Cynthia Chandler

BALI Director
Christine Knowles

Christine Knowles

Family Law Day of Court Coordinator
(510) 406-3108
Mauna Minagar

Mauna Minagar

Start Small Bay Area Program Coordinator

ACBA Staff: Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys Program (CAAP)

Andrea Zambrana

Andrea Zambrana

CAAP Director
(510) 302-2202
Maria Anderson

Maria Anderson

CAAP Conflict Referral Coordinator
(510) 302-2205
Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

CAAP Administrator
(510) 302-2204
April Sterrett

April Sterrett

CAAP Billing Specialist