ABOUT US

The Center for Youth Development through Law is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1999.  We operate in cooperation with the U.C. Berkeley School of Law, although we are funded independently.

We are grateful to our generous 2020
major sponsors:

Todd and Doris Ahlsten Foundation
American Board of Trial Advocates
California ChangeLawyers

Contra Costa County Bar Association

Scott R. Evans Foundation
The Mary and Stan Friedman Family

Mark Lillge

pH Foundation
West Contra Costa Unified School District 

Bernard E. and Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation

and our many local law firm and individual supporters

For a complete list of 2020 supporters, click here

Judge Henry Ramsey, Jr., founding board member, presenting summer program graduation certificates

Our Leadership

Board of Directors

Anitha Anne

Attorney
Goodwin Procter LLP

Creighton Davis

Attorney
Baker McKenzie LLP


Allyson Deraps

Associate Counsel

Burning Man Project 

Hon. Danielle Douglas

Judge
Superior Court of

Contra Costa County


Natalie Friedman

Artist

Hon. Joni Hiramoto

Judge

Superior Court of

Contra Costa County

Su-Jin Lee

Attorney and Advisor to Startups
 

Christina Pehl

Educator

James G. Roberts

Attorney

 

Ariana Shaffer

Attorney

Cooley LLP


Ben Therriault

Police Detective

City of Richmond
 

Michael Wilson

Assistant Public Defender

Alameda County

Leadership Council

 

Brian Barsky

Ray Cardozo

Stanley Friedman

Ben Hamburg

Hon. Brenda Harbin-Forte

Hon. Barbara Lee

Melissa Nelken

Reginald Oh

Dorian Peters

Miriam Rokeach

Winslow O. Small


UC Berkeley School of Law Faculty Advisor

Catherine Albiston

Professor

UC Berkeley School of Law

Executive Director

Nancy Schiff

nschiff@youthlawworks.org