The San Mateo County Bar Association (SMCBA) has made a commitment to promote and support diversity in the legal profession by promoting inclusion in every aspect of our association and creating a more inclusive legal community by our:

SMCBA offers a variety of events on a monthly basis to promote diversity and educate our legal community of issues and developments. We also host the Diversity Speakers’ Series events annually, where the audience is educated and made aware of diversity related issues. Visit our Diversity Committee page for more information.

SMCBA continues to provide leadership opportunities through the varies sections and committees, where diverse lawyers are encouraged to participate and lead.

We have recently created the Diversity Pledge & Goals which provides as a guideline and standard for local law firms, corporate law departments, law schools, public agencies, and organizations to promote diversity in the hiring, retention, and advancement of attorneys.

Sign On To The Diversity Pledge & Goals
SMCBA has created the  Diversity Pledge & Goals to serve as a guideline for fostering diversity within the legal profession in San Mateo County. Although the Diversity Pledge & Goals includes a detailed list of diversity goals and practices for organizations to consider, it is meant to serve as a set of guidelines and suggested best practices for those law firms, corporate law departments, law schools, public agencies, and organizations that commit to the Diversity Pledge & Goals. Please see the list below of those that have already signed on to the Diversity Pledge & Goals. 

To read the SMCBA Diversity Pledge & Goals and become a signatory firm, click here. To sign as an individual, click here.

Aaron, Riechert, Carpol & Riffle
333 Twin Dolphin Dr., Ste. 350
Redwood City, CA 94065
Tel: (650) 368-4662
De Ita, Lowe & Wald, LLP
1660 S Amphlett Blvd., Ste. 115
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 918-4999
2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Ste. 161
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel: (650) 300-3779
Erskine & Tulley
220 Montgomery St., Ste. 315
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: (415) 392-5431
Angelica Ayar Law Offices
532 San Mateo Ave.
San Bruno, CA 940566
Tel: (650) 634-8525
George Wailes, Attorney at Law
177 Bovet Road, Ste. 600
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 638-2343
Bain Mazza & Debski
951 Mariners Island Blvd., Ste. 300
San Mateo, CA 94404
Tel: (650) 378-1472
Hoge Fenton
177 Bovet Rd., 6th Fl
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 963-2170
Berra Stross Wallacker & Mass
411 Borel Ave, Suite 550
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 212-7861
Juris Dumpis, Attorney at Law
1777 Borel Pl., Ste. 207
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 350-1744
Chauvel & Glatt
66 Bovet Road, Ste. 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 573-9500
Laughlin Law, PC
950 Tower Lane, Ste. 925
Foster City, CA 94404
Tel: (650) 389-9133
Corey Luzaich, De Ghetaldi & Riddle, LLP
700 El Camino Real
Millbrae, CA 94030
Tel: (650) 871-5666
Law Office of Jubilee Menzies
237 Kearny St., Ste 420
San Francisco, CA 94108
Tel: (415) 851-8564
Craig R. Morey Law Office
1900 S. Norfolk Street, Ste. 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel: (650) 574-5557
McDowall Cotter
2070 Pioneer Court
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel: (650) 572-7933
Crawford & Hanson
1750 Francisco Blvd.
Pacifica, CA 94044
Tel: (650) 738-0720
McGlashan & Sarrail
177 Bovet Road, 6th Floor
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 341-2585
David Wessel
Law Offices Of Boris E. Efron
130 Portola Rd.
Portola Valley, CA 94028
Tel: (650) 851-8880
Seeley Family Law, APC
155 Bovet Rd., Ste. 660
San Mateo, CA 94402
(650) 347-9111