Community & Pro Bono

Community & Pro Bono Work
A PART OF THE COMMUNITY

President, SoundVision Productions, a Berkeley, CA based, multi-award winning non-profit media production company whose productions include The DNA Files, and The Really Big Questions.  SoundVision has won two Peabody awards, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Journalism award, and numerous other journalism and broadcasting awards. 2002-present

Attorney Advisor and Board Member, We Care Solar, Inc.  We Care Solar is a Berkeley, CA based non-profit promotes safe motherhood and reduces maternal mortality in developing regions by providing health workers with reliable lighting, mobile communication, and blood bank refrigeration using solar electricity. 2011-present

President, Miraloma Elementary School PTA in San Francisco, CA, 2012-2013

ParliamentarianMiraloma Elementary School PTA in San Francisco, CA, 2010-2012

Board Member, Mobius Performing Arts, Inc., a San Francisco guitar trio dedicated to performing new music and expanding the guitar chamber repertoire. 2012- present

Pro bono attorney, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, in San Francisco, CA, providing free legal services to people with AIDS who are in financial need. 2006 - present.

National Advisory Board member, MediaRites Productions.  MediaRites is a Portland, OR based non-profit that promotes acceptance among diverse communities through the arts, education and media projects, including award-winning national radio documentaries.

Mentor to International Law Students, University of San Francisco School of Law, LLM program, 2008 - present.

Past pro bono work includes:

  • Board Member, Straight Ahead Pictures, Inc.
  • Board Member, Association of Independents in Radio (AIR)
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Massachusetts Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Student Press Law Center
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Student Environmental Action Coalition
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Community Jobs Newspaper
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Washington (DC) Area Lawyers for the Arts