Bar Committees:
Community Service / Pro Bono

Food From The Bar

  • coordinates annual food drive with Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano
  • plans kick-off event

Chair: Ed Shaffer

Court Scholarship Fund

  • raises money and provides scholarships to individuals who have previously come before the criminal justice system and have set new goals to keep themselves out of the system in the future
  • individual scholarships are granted to pay for tuition, books, childcare and other expenses related to their continuing education

Chair: Kenneth Reynolds

Pro Bono

  • promotes volunteer involvement in pro bono activities through local legal services organizations, court-sponsored pro per assistance programs, and CCCBA’s free legal workshops
  • serves as liaison with Chair of Pro Bono Section

Chair: Michelle Ferber

Access to Justice

Co-Chairs: Mary Carey & Nick Casper

Charitable Contributions

  • Raises and disseminates money to organizations that provide legal services and legal education to members of the Contra Costa Community through the BAR FUND, administered by the East Bay Community Foundation

Chair: Larry Cook

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