Our Mission

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Association is to:

  • Uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California, including the constitutional right to trial by jury, and the independence of the judiciary as co-equal branch of government;
  • Uphold the honor and dignity of the legal profession and actively encourage the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity;
  • Regularly work with Superior Courts of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties to uphold and improve the administration of justice, including efforts to improve access to justice for persons who suffer injury or civil damage or who are accused of crime or wrongdoing, to improve the jury system and process, and to promote public education and awareness of the rule of law and our system of justice;
  • Promote and support excellence in advocacy and the finest traditions of fairness and jurisprudence through training, education and effective communication;
  • Actively encourage and facilitate mutual support, cooperation and camaraderie among members; and
  • Cooperate with and assist other professional associations and civil groups which work toward goals or purposes which are compatible with goals adopted from time to time by this association.