Upcoming Events

Be well, do well

Here at the ACBA, we know first-hand that the legal profession can be draining, and that work/life balance is crucial for a successful sustained career. Our new Wellness Section focuses on bringing you events and resources that bring a holistic approach to our lives as lawyers.

Membership in the Section is free to all ACBA members! Look for our Wellness Wednesday posts on the ACBA Facebook page, check our webpage for the latest articles and resources, and see over for our upcoming events. If you are interested in getting involved, contact

Wellness Section Executive Committee Members Needed

Leaders wanted

By joining a section executive committee you plan MCLE programs, networking events, and other activities throughout the year.

Interested? Questions? Contact Deputy Director Hadassah Hayashi at

The ACBA is committed to sharing resources available to the legal community to treat the whole individual. The legal profession can be brutal, and a work/life balance is crucial for a successful sustained career. Please check out the resources below that we’ve compiled.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources

Executive Committee
Maighna Jain

Maighna Jain


Bay Area Legal Aid
1735 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
(415) 237-1932

Norah Alyami

Norah Alyami

Vice Chair

Family Law Advocates Group, PC
66 Franklin St, Ste 300
Oakland, CA 94607-3734
(510) 977-8383

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Margaret Grover


Grover Workplace Solutions
1300 Clay St Ste 600
Oakland, CA 94612-1427

Jennifer Frudden

Jenni Frudden


Frudden & Padilla Family Law
1939 Harrison Street, Suite 120
(510) 479-0055

Quynh Chen

Quynh Chen


Q. Chen Law
32108 Alvardo Blvd, #209
Union City, CA 94587
(510) 764-8880