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Brenda Star Adams

Brenda Star Adams

Bay Area Legal Aid
Family Law Coordinator, Domestic Violence Unit, Alameda County
Oakland, CA, USA


Brenda Star Adams has been litigating cases on behalf of low income clients for over ten years. She began her career representing low income tenants in unlawful detainer jury trials with the Eviction Defense Center in Alameda County. After four years, she began representing survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in family law and immigration cases with Bay Area Legal Aid. She is currently the Family Law Coordinator of the Domestic Violence Unit in Alameda County where she supervises the direct legal services provided to survivors of domestic violence and coordinates regional advocacy efforts.  The unit's work involves contested custody matters, restraining orders, paternity, legal separation, and dissolution cases, as well as U-Visas and VAWA petitions. Ms. Adams' specializes in complex and lengthy trials and enjoys training other legal professionals on trial practice. Ms. Adams is a native of San Francisco and when she is not working she enjoys hiking, gardening, and spending time with her parents, husband, and daughter.
Brenda Star Adams is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation - California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Child Custody, Visitation and Motions Practice, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Child Custody and Visitation Procedure - California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Child Custody, Visitation and Motions Practice, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Child Custody and Visitation Procedure - Child Custody and Visitation Procedure, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation - Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Child Custody and Visitation Procedure - Child Custody and Visitation Procedure, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation - Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Child Custody and Visitation Procedure - Child Custody and Visitation Procedure, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation - Basic Overview of Child Custody and Visitation, Wednesday, November 01, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Child Custody, Visitation and Motions Practice, Monday, November 06, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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