Community Law-Related Organizations

SCCBA SECTIONS

The Advocates (newer lawyers)
Ajla Husic, President
831-427-2727
ajlahusic@gmail.com

Estate Planning Council
Emily Buchbinder, Chairperson
831-462-1313
emily@buchbinderlaw.com

Real Property
Ed Chun, Chairperson
831-515-3344
echun@pcg-llp.com


COMMUNITY LEGAL RESOURCES

CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates
Cynthia Druley, Executive Director
831-761-2956
www.casaofsantacruz.org
813 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

CRLA-California Rural Legal Assistance
Sandra Silva, Directing Attorney
21 Carr St., Watsonville, CA 95076
831-724-2253

Mondays only:
1740 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Criminal Defense Bar
Lisa McCamey
831-429-1311
lisa.mccamey@sbcglobal.net

Stephen La Berge
slaberg@aol.com

Ben Rice
benricelaw@gmail.com

Family Law Group
Brian Myers, President
831-438-2318
scfamilylawbar@yahoo.com

Law Related Education Programs
Mock Trial Teams & Teen Peer Court
Denise Pitman-Rosas
831-466-5705
County Office of Education
400 Encinal St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Lawyer Referral Service
P.O. Box 1311 Santa Cruz, CA 95061
831-425-4755
info@lawyerreferralsantacruz.org
www.lawyerreferralsantacruz.org

Public Defender
Biggam, Christensen & Minsloff
831-429-1311

Public Defender – Conflict
Page, Salisbury & Dudley
831-429-9966

Wallraff & Associates
831-427-1774

Santa Cruz County Legal Professionals Association
Patricia E. Miller, President
831-722-2444

Santa Cruz Trial Lawyers Assoc.
Dinah Sapia
831-465-4060
www.scctla.com

Senior Citizens Legal Services
Creighton Mendivil, Directing Attorney
www.seniorlegal.org
501 Soquel Ave. Ste F, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
831-426-8824

114 East 5th St., Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-4711

300 West Street, Hollister, CA 95023
831-637-9767

Tenant Sanctuary Santa Cruz
703 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
831-200-0704
info@tenantsanctuary.org
Drop In Counseling Hours: Tues & Thu 5 – 8 p.m.
Sundays 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Watsonville Law Center

Henry Martin , Attorney and Executive Director
831-722-2845
www.watsonvillelawcenter.org
315 Main St., Ste. 207, Watsonville, CA 95076

Women Lawyers of Santa Cruz County
Melissa Shaw, President
831-454-2115
www.wlscc.org