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Women Lawyers of Alameda County 2019 Board sworn in by Magistrate Judge Donna Ryu at the Annual Judges’ Dinner on October 4, 2018

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We’re Hiring We currently have vacancies for Deputy State Public Defenders (DSPD) in our Sacramento and Oakland Offices. About Us The Office of the State Public Defender (OSPD) provides legal services to people without the financial means to employ private counsel. By...

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5 months ago

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Governor Brown Appoints Amarra Lee to San Mateo County Superior Court

Amarra A. Lee, 37, of Oakland, has been appointed to a judgeship in the San Mateo County Superior Court. Lee has served as a deputy district attorney at the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office since 2012. She held several positions at Farella, Braun and Martel LLP from 2006 to 2012, including senior associate and associate and was an extern for the Honorable Teri L. Jackson at the San Francisco County Superior Court in 2006. Lee earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. She fills the vacancy created by the conversion of a court commissioner position on August 28, 2018. She is the first African-American woman judge ever appointed to the San Mateo County Superior Court. Lee is a Democrat.

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8 months ago

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Elizabeth Warren
Twenty-five years ago today, the U.S. Senate voted 96-3 to confirm Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a Supreme Court Justice. And I think that’s reason to celebrate — especially when our country’s future depends on the Supreme Court right this minute.

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WLAC is an affiliate of California Women Lawyers (CWL), a statewide bar association.  CWL brings together leaders from around the state to advocate for issues important to women lawyers.  By working together, WLAC and CWL support and strengthen each other.

As a WLAC member, you are entitled to a discounted membership rate.  We encourage you to become a concurrent member of CWL and help maintain our voting seat on the Board of Governors.

WLAC is a proud member of the Minority Bar Coalition.

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WLAC has rejoined the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations!