Labor and Employment

About the Section

The purpose of the Labor & Employment Law Section is to conduct continuing legal education programs, publish and distribute educational and professional materials and undertake other activities that enhance the competence and professional development of lawyers and improve their ability to deliver the highest quality of professional legal services.

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ACBA/BASF Labor and Employment Spring Social

May 15, 2014 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 Cerruit Cellars

Please join the ACBA and BASF Labor & Employment Sections for a cool spring social at Cerruti Cellars and Tasting Room in Oakland's Historic Jack London Square.
Bring a friend and enjoy live music and hors d'oeuvres while socializing with your outstanding Bay Area colleagues from the ACBA and BASF Labor & Employment Sections, together with the ACBA Barristers and Business Sections. Cerruti Cellars offers a wide array of locally grown, award-winning wines. Live jazz provided compliments of the Lenzie James Quartet, including this year's ACBA L&E Section Chair, Patrick Kitchin, on drums. Wine bar is no-host.

Please visit the Events Calendar for more upcoming events.

The Executive Committee


Patrick Kitchin

Kitchin Legal
565 Commercial Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 677-9058


Robert Nuddleman

Phillip J. Griego & Associates
95 South Market Street,
Suite 520
San Jose, CA 95113
(925) 364-4655


Jamie Rudman

Sanchez & Amador, LLP
1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA  94612
(213) 955-7200

Matthew Bainer

Scott Cole & Associates
1970 Broadway, 9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 891-9800


Jocelyn Burton

Burton Employment Law
1939 Harrison Street, Suite 924
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 318-6316


Delia Isvoranu

Sedgwick LLP
333 Bush St 30th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 627-1578

Emily Nugent 

Dickson Geesman LLP
1999 Harrison Street, Suite 2000
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 899-4670

Erin Winters

Foster Employment Law
3000 Lakeshore Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 763-1900


James Diamond

Goldfarb & Lipman, LLP
1300 Clay Street, 11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 836-6336


Alexander “Sandy” Van Broek

Law Office of
Alexander G Van Broek
1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1350
Oakland, CA 94612-3517
(510) 446-1922


Micha Star Liberty

Liberty Law
414 13th Street, 7th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 645-1000

STAFF LIAISON                     Hadassah Hayashi

Membership & Education Coordinator
1000 Broadway, Suite 480
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 302-2200



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