Palo Alto, California Lawyers

Michael Stephenson
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California Lawyer with 12 years experience

Michael Stephenson, founder and Senior Attorney at Bay Area Bicycle Law, has been selected as one of the “10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys” in California by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, and... Read More »
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Marie Puertollano
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California Lawyer

Ms. Puertollano is the Managing Attorney of the law offices of Jacob Sapochnick and an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Born and raised in France, she earned two Master Degrees in... Read More »
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J. Winston Duggan
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California Lawyer

Winston Duggan graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a B.S. in Political Science, with an emphasis in Law, and a Minor in Philosophy. He received his J.D. from Santa Clara Law in 2014. Winston... Read More »
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Anderson Lam
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California Lawyer

Anderson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Political Science from University of California Davis in 2014 and his Juris Doctorate from Berkeley Law in 2018. In law school, Anderson externed with... Read More »
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Janet Lee Brewer
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 44 years experience
(650) 325-8276 2501 Park Boulevard - Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Elder, Estate Planning, International and Tax
Golden Gate University and University of Denver Law School
Janet is certified as a specialist in Probate, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Law by the Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. She has practiced exclusively in this area since 1990.
Isaac Hal Winer
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 27 years experience
(650) 330-0110 2225 E. Bayshore Rd., Ste. 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Free ConsultationBusiness
UCLA School of Law
Isaac H. Winer is an experienced business lawyer and civil litigator who has practiced law throughout California since 1992. Mr. Winer’s practice encompasses a broad array of substantive areas, including civil litigation and ADR across a diverse set of subject matters, business formations, funding and governance, business and technology / IP transactions, real property sales and leases, as well as internet and website-related matters. Mr. Winer’s clients have included public and private companies in a variety of industries including software, hardware, life science, internet, telecom and health care. He has also represented start-ups, founders, serial entrepreneurs, joint...
Nancy Martinez
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 10 years experience
(650) 242-5280 2211 Park Blvd, Suite 9
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
Nancy M. Martinez is a California native. She grew up in Los Angeles and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to attend college. Nancy is a native Spanish speaker. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys photography, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Ms. Martinez attended the University of California-Berkeley where she earned a bachelor’s degree in U.S. History. After Cal, Ms. Martinez worked as a paralegal for several years in the areas of business litigation, antitrust, class-actions, and intellectual property.

Ms. Martinez attended the University of San Francisco, School of Law where she earned a Certificate of Concentration...
John Douglas Cahners
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 48 years experience
(650) 493-3900 260 Sheridan Avenue
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
UC Hastings COL
John D. Cahners is a State Bar Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, who was a former senior prosecutor with the Santa Clara County District Attorneys Office. He has been defending those charged with crimes, since 1980.

He has been successful at handling all kinds of criminal defense with experience that includes every kind of crime, from DUI to Homicide. As a result of the new trend in prosecutions, he has become expert in handling Domestic Violence cases, and has devoted a substantial percentage of his practice to that area.

AV peer review rated by Martindale Hubble, he is also recognized by San...
Tim Gomes
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Palo Alto , CA Attorney with 25 years experience
(877) 250-7521 4137 Abel Avenue
Palo Alto , CA 94306
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
New College of California
#1 Criminal Defense Law office in California with Tim Gomes, Esq. working since 1993 to defend people accused in State and Federal Court. Family Run Business Toll free Hotline 1-877-250-7521 speak with the Attorney or his wife who assists and manages the office 24/7 We finance. All Credit Cards accepted. Best Defense Lawyer and Lawyer in California We can help! Call now.
Ian Charles Ballon
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East Palo Alto , CA Attorney with 32 years experience
(310) 586-6575 Greenberg Traurig LLP
1900 University Ave, 5th Floor
East Palo Alto , CA 94303
IP
Georgetown University Law Center and The George Washington University Law School
Michael D. Larsen
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 33 years experience
2nd Floor
530 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and International
University of Chicago
I have always been interested in European history and languages. I lived in France for four years before returning to the Bay Area to set up my law practice. I often work with people in the Bay Area who have family or assets in France.
Kendra Bowen
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Los Gatos, CA Lawyer with 27 years experience
(650) 521-6910 20 South Santa Cruz, Ste. 300
Los Gatos, CA 94303
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
I have focused my practice solely on estate planning and advanced estate planning, specifically the legal work to PREVENT PROBATE. As a San Mateo County native, I receive great satisfaction in using the law to help other San Francisco Bay Area residents and home owners avoid the time consuming, costly and disruptive probate process. I meet with every client at a Fidelity Law Office near them and guide them through the estate planning process in a fun and efficient way. My positive approach and knowledge of estate planning law ensures that each client makes the right decisions for their estate...
James E Dunn
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 22 years experience
228 Hamilton Avenue, 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Criminal and DUI
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Are you looking for a Redwood City criminal defense attorney? You have come to the right place! At Law Office of James Dunn, you can have confidence in the representation you can receive when you come to this firm. Attorney Dunn has dealt with a wide variety of criminal charges, and he has a thorough understanding of the criminal process. He is knowledgeable, experienced, and committed to fighting for you and the resolution that is in your best interests, and you can have confidence in the support you can receive when you come to this law firm. Whatever the specifics...
Jeffrey Charles Miller
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 40 years experience
(650) 321-0410 2501 Park Blvd
2nd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Employment
Cornell Univ
For over thirty years, I have practiced business law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Palo Alto, California. I assist businesses with formation and planning; purchases and sales of existing businesses; termination of business entities; commercial leasing matters; and employment matters. My other focus is on mediation and arbitration, where I help clients settle disputes outside of the courtroom. What I enjoy most about being a business law attorney is helping people transform their hobbies and passions into successful businesses. Whether I’m helping someone start a restaurant or a software company, I’m always mindful of the...
Karen Shrira Steinitz
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California Attorney with 18 years experience

Karen Dena Shrira Steinitz attended University of California San Diego where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, with Honors, in Political Science in 1997. She subsequently earned her Juris Doctorate degree at... Read More »
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Ali Makoui
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California Attorney with 20 years experience

Ali Makoui is an intellectual property attorney specializing in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in computer software and hardware, electronic, semiconductors, telecommunications, data encryption,... Read More »
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Raymund Robles
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 24 years experience
(800) 998-6988 228 Hamilton Ave., 3rd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
UC Hastings COL
Aria Vatankhah
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 9 years experience
(650) 391-9630 260 Sheridan Avenue
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Immigration and Real Estate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law, LSE and University of Westminster
Francoise Gilbert
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 36 years experience
(650) 804-1235 555 Bryant St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Business
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michael Jeffrey Repka
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 20 years experience
(650) 488-7325 2501 Park Blvd (Ste 204)
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning and Real Estate
New York University School of Law, Rutgers School of Law-Newark and Pace Law School
Mr. Repka earned a BBA in finance from Pace University in 1993, a J.D. from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 1999 and an LLM in Taxation from New York University in 2001. Shortly after obtaining his first law degree, Mr. Repka joined a New Jersey-based law firm that specialized in Estate Planning, Real Estate and Franchise law. Through this experience, Michael learned the importance of proper tax structuring in a multitude of legal services. Consequently, Mr. Repka decided to pursue a Masters of Laws degree in Taxation. Since graduating from NYU School of Law in 2001, Mr. Repka...
Paul L. Hickman
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 35 years experience
(650) 333-0180 1000 Elwell Court
Suite 150
Palo Alto, CA 94303
IP and Patents
Jonathan Alan Blau
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 38 years experience
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and IP
Stanford Law School
Alan Scott Nopar
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 40 years experience
(650) 328-7300 2479 E Bayshore Rd
#703
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business and Real Estate
Stanford Law School
David Weinberg
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 54 years experience
(650) 320-1660 2225 E. Bayshore Road
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
University of Minnesota Law School
I have been certified as a Specialist in Family by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. My practice is devoted to assisting separated and divorcing couples to respectfully resolve their differences and settle their case without resorting to litigation or other court intervention. I have been practicing Family Law for more than 40 years and work exclusively in the mediation and collaborative law models of dispute resolution.
Heather Ledgerwood
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 13 years experience
(650) 321-8722 228 Hamilton Avenue, Suite 325
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Education, Estate Planning and Tax
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Michael Wiesner
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney
(650) 813-9700 1717 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Tax
Santa Clara University
Michael Wiesner practices in the firm's tax and M&A groups. His work includes a focus on corporate transactions and cross-border entity structuring. He regularly advises on the tax aspects of multi-step mergers and acquisitions, including Internal Revenue Code section 351 investments in conjunction with mergers, section 355 spin-offs in conjunction with acquisitions, and complex sale/redemption structures. His other interests include the US tax consequences of foreign employers' Incentive Stock Option (ISO) plans, the tax aspects of stock grants under section 83, and private equity fund tax structuring. Mr. Wiesner's clients include individuals and businesses located in the US, India, Switzerland,...
Benjamin J. Sowards Esq.
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California Lawyer with 15 years experience

Mr. Sowards is an estate planning and wealth transfer attorney. He sets ups estate plans, including living trusts, to help to avoid probate, minimize taxes and limit conflict. He also helps to settle out and administer... Read More »
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Andrew Ronald Gillin
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California Lawyer with 49 years experience

Andy Gillin received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and his law degree from the University of Chicago. He is a co-author of California Government Tort Liability Practice,... Read More »
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Byron Cooper
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer
(650) 283-4244 530 Lytton Ave., Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Patents
University of California at Los Angeles
Mr. Cooper litigates patent cases before federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission, and counsels clients regarding patent prosecution and reexaminations, trade secrets, and infringement and the validity of patents. For more information visit www.TekLaw.co
Mr. Michael Zosky
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer
(650) 813-9700 1717 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Estate Planning
Santa Clara University
Michael Zosky practices in the firm’s Estate, Trust and Wealth Strategies group. Mr. Zosky’s practice focuses on the areas of domestic and international estate planning, trust and estate administration, estate and gift tax planning and compliance, and formation and structuring of sophisticated wealth strategies. Prior to joining the Royse Law Firm, Mr. Zosky was an associate with a boutique trusts and estates law practice in Palo Alto, where he assisted clients with the formation of trusts, family business entities, and other wealth management structures; he also represented trustees and executors in the administration of trusts and probate estates. Mr. Zosky is a...
James Edward Kemp
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 38 years experience
(650) 325-5367 530 Lytton Avenue, 2nd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Insurance Claims, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Real Estate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Robert Noel Grant
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 47 years experience
(650) 614-3800 525 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Estate Planning and Tax
Stanford Law School
Shawn George Hansen
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 20 years experience
(650) 812-1300 1841 Page Mill Road
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94304
IP and Patents
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Derek W Chantler
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East Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 7 years experience
(650) 248-5007 PO Box 50430
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Peter Nixon Brewer
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 40 years experience
(650) 327-2900 2501 Park Blvd., 2nd Flr.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Business, Construction, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Santa Clara, School of Law
Giovanni Alessandro Giovannotto
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 20 years experience
(650) 328-7480 P.O. Box 210
Palo Alto, CA 94302
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Ms. Ashitha Bhagwan
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer
(650) 813-9700 1717 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Business
University Law College, Bangalore, India, National Law School of India University Bangalore, India and University Law College, Bangalore, India
Ashitha Bhagwan’s practice focuses on entrepreneurs and their corporate and legal needs. Ms. Bhagwan has worked on the formation, development and financing of emerging growth and early stage companies located in the US and foreign jurisdictions. She regularly counsels on a wide range of corporate issues such as formation, equity structure, employment, general corporate governance, intellectual property protection and commercial transactions. As part of her cross-border practice, Ms. Bhagwan helps foreign companies enter the US market by advising on optimal structures for US presence, resolving cross-border issues, and advising on intellectual property strategy and foreign direct investment reporting requirements in the...
Diana Emily Hoffman
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 44 years experience
(650) 251-9504 4154 Crosby Ct
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Lincoln Univ
Patty Setser Esq.
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University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Ryan Penhallegon Esq.
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California Attorney with 15 years experience

Santa Clara University School of Law and University of WashingtonUSDC: Eastern District of California, USDC: Northern District of California, Washington and California
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Katrina M. Saleen
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney with 11 years experience
(650) 857-9000 3260 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Civil Rights and Employment
Brian Blakely Beckwith
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 47 years experience
723 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Appeals, Estate Planning, Family and Insurance Claims
Brooke Malody Kernick
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Palo Alto, CA Lawyer with 23 years experience
855 El Camino Real 13A-411
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Yiyi Jin
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney
(650) 918-2281 2100 Geng Rd #102
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Christopher Carling
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney
(650) 328-6770 550 Lytton Avenue, Third Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Personal Injury
Ellen Sarah Cookman
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney
(650) 690-2571 350 Cambridge Ave., Suite 330
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Estate Planning
Michael J Lowy
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney
(650) 856-6262 2600 El Camino Real,
#506
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Family
C. Matthew Schulz
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Palo Alto, CA Attorney
(650) 856-5528 660 Hansen Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Employment
Marisa Catherine Nelson
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Menlo Park, CA Lawyer with 7 years experience
(650) 485-3437 873 Santa Cruz Avenue, Suite 202
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
University of San Francisco School of Law
My goal is to make it more convenient, comfortable, personal, and straightforward to work with a lawyer. I work with busy professionals, entrepreneurs, educators, and parents who want protection, peace of mind, and convenience, including local, out-of-state, and international clients with California legal needs. I leverage modern technology to make legal services easier to obtain, more comfortable, and less time-consuming, without sacrificing quality. At the same time, I take an old-fashioned approach to legal counsel. I want to be your trusted legal advisor, and that means earning your trust. Hiring a lawyer doesn’t have to be intimidating...
Roger Royse
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Menlo Park, CA Attorney with 34 years experience
(650) 813-9700 149 Commonwealth Drive
Suite 1001
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Free ConsultationBusiness and Tax
New York University School of Law and University of North Dakota School of Law
Roger Royse, the founder of the Royse Law Firm, works with companies ranging from newly formed tech startups to publicly traded multinationals in a variety of industries, including technology, entertainment and new media, sports, real estate and agri-business. Roger regularly advises on complex tax structuring, high stakes business negotiations and large international financial transactions. Practicing business and tax law since 1984, Roger’s background includes work with prominent San Francisco Bay area law firms as well as Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy in New York City. Roger is active in leadership roles with several bar associations, including the following: ...
Bennett G. Young
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California Attorney with 37 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia
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Jeffrey Lawson
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California Lawyer with 38 years experience

Jeff Lawson is a shareholder of Silicon Valley Law Group, where his practice focuses on compliance and litigation related to environmental law and land use. He also litigates complex commercial and employment cases. Jeff... Read More »
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Palo Alto Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Stanford Community Law Clinic
(650) 725-9200
East Palo Alto, CA


Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
(650) 326-6440
East Palo Alto , CA

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