Ana de Alba

 


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  • Phone: 559-228-6700
  • Fax: 559-228-6727
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Overview

Clients depend on Ana de Alba to advise and keep them abreast of the latest developments in employment law. Her clients come from throughout the country and she has represented them in various state and federal courts and before administrative bodies.

Practice Emphasis

Ana represents clients in federal and state courts in employment related matters including wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, Unruh Act violations, wage and hour issues, ADA, ADEA, FMLA and CFRA. She also represents clients in adversary proceedings before governmental administrative boards, including, Labor Commissioner, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Employment Development Department. Ana advises employers on preventing employment relations problems and on developing personnel policies and procedures.

Professional Licenses

  • Admitted to the Bar: California 2007
  • Admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California 2007

Employment

  • Lang, Richert & Patch
    Shareholder, September 2007 – Present

Awards & Recognition

  • Recipient of California Young Lawyers Association’s 2012 Jack Berman Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession and the Public
  • Fresno County Bar Association-Pro Bono Services Section 2012 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
  • Recipient of Legal Services Corporation Certificate of Appreciation for Extraordinary Commitment to Providing Equal Access to Justice Through Private Attorney Involvement with Central California Legal Services, January 19, 2012
  • Recipient of OneJustice’s Opening Doors to Justice award presented by California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, July 2011
  • Rising Star: Selected as Northern California Rising Star for 2010, 2012 & 2013 representing the top 2.5% of Lawyers in Northern California.

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2007
    Memberships: Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic, La Raza Centro Legal’s Workers’ Rights Clinic
    Honors: The Bar Association of San Francisco Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship recipient, La Raza Centro Legal “Realizing the Dream” Scholarship recipient, American Board of Trial Advocates, San Joaquin Valley Chapter, “Gerald J. Maglio Memorial Scholarship” recipient
  • University of California at Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and Political Economy of Industrial Societies, 2002
    Memberships: Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society, Mortar Board Honor Society, Prytanean Honor Society
    Honors: High Honors in Spanish Major, Cervantes Award recipient for Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Studies, John K. Walsh Memorial Scholarship recipient for Academic Excellence in Spanish

Experience

  • American Civil Liberties Union, Immigrants’ Rights Project, San Francisco, California
    Extern, Spring 2007
  • Centro Legal de la Raza, Fruitvale, California
    Extern, Spring 2006
  • Lang, Richert & Patch, Fresno, California
    Law Clerk, Summer 2006
  • Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, California
    Summer Associate, Summer 2005
  • Dickson-Ross, LLP, Oakland, California
    Legal Assistant, 2003-2004

Professional Associations

  • Board Member, Central California Legal Services, Inc.
  • Member, Board of Directors of the California Bar Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, Fresno County Bar Association
  • Member of California State Bar Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services
  • Member of California State Bar Pro Bono Coordination Committee
  • Member of Central California Access to Justice Coalition
  • Board Member of Fresno County Bar Association, Pro Bono Services Section
  • Past Board Member of Fresno County Women Lawyers (2009)

Educational Seminars

  • Practising Law Institute faculty for Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2012 course