Upcoming Events

A Relaxing Evening with the Wellness Committee

Indoor Rowing with ACBA

Wellness Social: A Sunny Stroll Around Lake Merritt

New events are added regularly. Visit the ACBA calendar for more upcoming ACBA events. To view past programming on demand, please visit

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 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


Check out the ACBA Facebook page for articles on wellness in our profession.

ACBA Wellness Section

Section Listserv

Did you know you can create and send posts to your section community directly from your email inbox? With our Groupvine platform, you can communicate with your section about new updates in your practice area, questions about your practice, changes in laws, discussion about past MCLE programs, and more! Learn more

Executive Committee
Maighna Jain

Maighna Jain


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

Jennifer Frudden

Jenni Frudden


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

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Margaret Grover


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

Norah Alyami

Norah Alyami


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

Quynh Chen

Quynh Chen


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

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Erica Dennings