About the Section

The newly created ACBA Criminal Law Section provides networking opportunities and continuing legal education programs for judges and attorneys practicing in the criminal justice system. The Section also serves as a liaison with the Superior Court on issues related to practicing law in Alameda County.

To join the Criminal Law Section, please contact our Membership Department at (510) 302-2200 or hadassah@acbanet.org.

Court Appointed Attorneys Program

The ACBA also runs the Criminal Court Appointed Attorneys Program (CAAP), which administers the conflicts program for Alameda County. For more information on CAAP, click here.

Criminal Discovery with Emphasis on Ethical Obligations
Criminal Discovery with Emphasis on Ethical Obligations

Upcoming Events

New events are added regularly. Please visit the ACBA Calendar for more upcoming events. 

Executive Committee


CO-CHAIR

Arezou Bakhtjou


Law Offices of Arezou Bakhtjou
1999 Harrison St., Ste. 1800
Oakland, CA 94612
949/216-0628
 
CO-CHAIR
Sergio Benavides

Law Offices of Sergio Benavides
24301 Southland Drive, Ste. 605D
Hayward, CA 94541
415/867-5181
Sergio@your1stdefense.com
 
SECRETARY
Jason Leong

Law Offices of Jason Leong
4123 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611
510-421-3327
https://www.jasonleonglawoffices.com/
 
MEMBER
Chitra Ramanathan

Chitra Ramanathan, Attorney at Law
39510 Paseo Padre Pkway, Ste 190
Fremont, C A94538
510/460-1494
cramanathan1@gmail.com
 
MEMBER

Hon. Delia Trevino


Superior Court of California, County of Alameda
dtrevino@alameda.courts.ca.gov
 
MEMBER

Hon. Margaret Fujioka


Superior Court of California, County of Alameda
mfujioka@alameda.courts.ca.gov
 
MEMBER
Hon. Gregory Syren

Superior Court of California, County of Alameda