The Volunteer Legal Services Corporation is proud to present the Volunteer of the Year award to Patricia Gutierrez de Sunseri. Patricia is a solo-practitioner specializing in Family Law in Alameda County. She was first admitted to practice law in 1986 in her native Colombia.Read More
The Volunteer Legal Services Corporation is proud to award Sally Elkington with the Pro Bono Leadership Award for her ongoing support of pro bono legal services in Alameda County. Sally has been helping people find solutions to their debt problems for over 20 years. In 1989, she established Elkington Law, a firm specializing in consumer and small business bankruptcy, and recently joined forces with Jim Shepherd to create Elkington Shepherd LLP.Read More
ACBA Environmental Law Section Executive Committee members Jason Holder and Jewell Hargleroad interviewed the Honorable Evelio Grillo concerning his experience presiding over litigation under the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”) and any advice he may have for practitioners.Read More
We were honored to have more than 230 guests in attendance at the 2016 ACBA Installation and Distinguished Service Awards Dinner at the Rotunda Building in Oakland’s City Center. Read More
Spotlight: Eviction Defense Center, Recipients of the Distinguished Service Award for Community Organization
Established in 1996, the Eviction Defense Center is a nonprofit (501c3) law corporation that serves indigent tenants in Alameda County. The Eviction Defense Center is one of the few agencies in Alameda County that offers representation in court through trial to indigent tenants, and legal services are either free or very low cost.Read More
The Alameda County Bar Association is proud to honor Vincent Tong, of Tong Law, as our New Lawyer of the Year at our January 14, 2016 Board Installation and Distinguished Service Awards Dinner.
Vincent Tong is the owner of Tong Law, an employment and business law practice in Oakland. He regularly provides pro-bono legal services to low-income communities at various clinics throughout the Bay Area.Read More