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, click here.

Aaron, Riechert, Carpol & Riffle
333 Twin Dolphin Dr., Ste. 350
Redwood City, CA 94065
Tel: (650) 368-4662
Crawford & Hanson
1750 Francisco Blvd.
Pacifica, CA 94044
Tel: (650) 738-0720
2000 Alameda de las Pulgas, Ste. 161
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel: (650) 300-3779
De Ita, Lowe & Wald, LLP
1660 S Amphlett Blvd., Ste. 115
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 918-4999
Bain Mazza & Debski
951 Mariners Island Blvd., Ste. 300
San Mateo, CA 94404
Tel: (650) 378-1472
George Wailes, Attorney at Law
177 Bovet Road, Ste. 600
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 638-2343
Berra Stross Wallacker & Mass
411 Borel Ave, Suite 550
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 212-7861
Laughlin Law, PC
950 Tower Lane, Ste. 925
Foster City, CA 94404
Tel: (650) 389-9133
Chauvel & Glatt
66 Bovet Road, Ste. 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 573-9500
McDowall Cotter
2070 Pioneer Court
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel: (650) 572-7933
Craig R. Morey Law Office
1900 S. Norfolk Street, Ste. 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Tel: (650) 574-5557
McGlashan & Sarrail
177 Bovet Road, 6th Floor
San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel: (650) 341-2585