Skip to content
Downtown San Jose skyline and Santa Cruz Mountains at dusk. San Jose, California, USA

This is Your Bar

Become a Member of the largest Bar Association in Silicon Valley.

You Belong Here

Menlo Park

Meet Your Colleagues

This is your Bar!

Connect, reconnect & make friends for a lifetime.

Meet the Barristers for Coffee in the Park! Enjoy Happy Hour with Family Law or the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee! Become an Arbitrator, a Special Master, or generate referrals as an LRS Panel Attorney.

We are here for you. You belong here.

Santa Clara County fountain and water feature

Need a Lawyer?

SCCBA takes the guesswork out of finding a reputable attorney. Our Lawyer Referral Service will connect you to one of our vetted panel attorneys for a 30 minute consultation.

Santa Clara County Bar Association: You Belong Here

The Santa Clara County Bar Association provides education and support to member attorneys, advances the local administration of justice, and serves the public by fostering improved public understanding of and access to the legal system.

Mark Your Calendar

Learn More

Mandatory Fee Arbitration

Established in 1990, the SCCBA Fee Arbitration Program provides a relatively fast and inexpensive procedure for resolving attorney-client fee disputes outside of the court system. It is considered one of the most effective and best run fee arbitration programs in California.

Learn More
gavel

Judiciary Committee

Responding to the Governor's requests to evaluate individuals under consideration for judicial appointment, this committee undertakes with great solemnity its role in investigating, interviewing and evaluating prospective applicants to the Bench. Service on the Judiciary Committee is by application only, having met specific criteria and must be approved by the President of the Board of Trustees.

Learn More
balcony view of legislature room

Conference of Delegates

Serving as the Association's delegation to the Annual Conference of Delegates, this committee drafts and studies of resolutions proposed to the Conference of Delegates and ultimately to the California Legislature. The Conference of Delegates directly acts as a primary catalyst in the amendment of existing statute.

Learn More

2020 - 2021 Recognitions

Dianne Sweeney, Managing Partner

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

2021 Salsman Award Recipient

Hon. Lori Pegg

Santa Clara County Superior Court

2020 SCCBA Jurist of the Year

Hon. Deborah Ryan

Santa Clara County Superior Court

2020 Mary Jo Levinger Woman Jurist of the Year

Steven Haley

Law Office of Steven Haley

2020 Professional Lawyer of the Year

Molly O'Neal, Office of the Public Defender

Santa Clara County

2020 Diversity & Inclusion Award Recipient

Hon.Eugene Hyman (Ret.)

Santa Clara County Superior Court

2020 Unsung Hero Award Recipient

Rob Nuddleman

Labor & Employment Section

2020-2021 Volunteer of the Year

Larry Jensen

Real Property & Business Law Section

2020-2021 Volunteer of the Year

 

Jaya K. Reddy

Barristers Section

2020-2021Volunteer of the Year

 

Neha Marathe

Family Law Section

2020-2021 Volunteer of the Year