VLSC would like to thank the 2016 Guardians of Justice for their generosity and support:


Elkington Shepherd LLP
Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer
Kazan, McClain, Satterley, Lyons, Greenwood & Oberman
The Law Offices of Andrew Wolff, P.C.
Sundeen Salinas & Pyle

Cheryl Poncini

Neil Rubenstein


The Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) created the Guardians of Justice campaign so that large firms, small firms, local businesses, and solo practitioners can join VLSC to bridge the justice gap in our community. To join Guardians of Justice, we ask that you make a commitment to support VLSC on an annual basis. 

By becoming a Guardian of Justice, you will be leading the effort to close the justice gap in our community by helping VLSC to:

  • Sustain and enhance our current programs, including 30 pro per assistance clinics a month in the areas of family law, domestic violence, bankruptcy, guardianship, immigration, and landlord-tenant disputes.

  • Provide training, mentoring and malpractice insurance to our dedicated volunteer attorneys, paralegals, and law school graduates.

  • Develop additional programs to meet the existing and growing need for legal services in Alameda County.

In turn, as a Guardian of Justice, your firm will receive many benefits including but not limited to: 

  • Your firm’s logo with embedded link will be posted on the ACBA website and the VLSC Guardians of Justice page.

  • Your firm’s logo or ad will be included in three months of the ACBA bi-monthly e-newsletter.

  • ACBA/VLSC 2016 Guardian of Justice icon for donor's website.

  • Honored at exclusive VIP Reception at Justice for All.

  • Your firm will receive verbal recognition from the podium as a premier sponsor of our annual special event, Justice for All: Celebrating Pro Bono - attended by approximately 200 lawyers, judges, and business and community leaders.

  • Vendor table at Justice for All

  • Ad in Justice for All program

  • Your firm will be listed in all pre- and post-event publicity for Justice for All, including communications on: ACBA website and calendar, event invitation, event program, VLSC Newsletter, social media sites, and ACBA Year in Review print publication.

  • Your firm will be recognized at the VLSC Donor Recognition Reception.

















To find out how you and your firm can support pro bono and join the Guardians of Justice, please contact Christina Wiellette, Pro Bono Manager at  or  510-302-2216