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
Amber Sutter

Amber Sutter

Interim Accountant
(510) 302-2207
Staci Palmer

Staci Palmer

Membership Coordinator
(510) 302-2201
Hadassah Hayashi

Hadassah Hayashi

Membership and Education Director
(510) 302-2200
Raheel Hayat

Raheel Hayat

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

Valerie Brown Lescroart

Communications Director
(510) 302-2215
Katrielle Veslenio

Katrielle Veslenio

Events and Development Coordinator
(510) 302-2209
Beth Litwin

Beth Litwin

Lawyer Referral Service Program Director
(510) 302-2210

ACBA Staff: Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC)

Christina Wiellette

Christina Wiellette

VLSC Pro Bono Director
(510) 302-2216
Christine Knowles

Christine Knowles

Family Law Day of Court Coordinator
(510) 406-3108
Cynthia Chandler

Cynthia Chandler

Bay Area Legal Incubator (BALI) Director
Megan Bacigalupi

Megan Bacigalupi

Start Small Bay Area Legal Program Manager
Eliane Orru

Eliane Orru

Start Small Bay Area Financial Program Manager
Mauna Minegar

Mauna Minegar

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
Zeba Shariff

Zeba Shariff

CAAP Billing Coordinator and Bookkeeper
(510) 302-2206