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Sally J. Elkington

Sally J. Elkington

Helping Good People with Bad Problems
  • Bankruptcy
  • California
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Sally Elkington and James Shepherd are partners at Elkington Shepherd LLP. We file chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies. We represent Creditors on a case by case basis. We prosecute and defend lawsuits that are filed in Bankruptcy Court. Both of us are "hands on" attorneys. You will deal with us directly on your matter. Between the two of us we have over 40 years of bankruptcy experience. Our office is located in downtown Oakland with ample parking and 1/2 block from BART. Remember, Bankruptcy is not an end, it is a beginning.

New College School of Law of California
J.D. (1986) | Public Interest Law
Honors: Dean's List
San Francisco State University
B.S. (1983) | Speech and Communication Studies
Honors: Dean's List
Professional Experience
Judicial Nominations Evaluation Commission
The Judicial Nominations Evaluation Commission (JNE Commissiion) is appointed by the Board of Trustees of the California State Bar. The JNE Commission investigates, interviews and evaluates nominees to the Superior and the Court of Appeals of California. The evaluations of this committee are sent to the Governor of California who reviews them before making Judicial Appointments.
Board President
Alameda County Bar Association
Presided over the Board of Directors of the Alameda County Bar Association. Served on the Board for four years prior to election as Board President.
Articles & Publications
Bankruptcy Basics for Low Income Clients, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Practising Law Institute (PLI)
Guardian of Justice
Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation
Received recognition from 2011 to 2016.
Pro Bono Leadership Award
Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation
Myron Sankary Attorney of the Year sponsored by the California State Bar Solo and Small Business section
Attorney of the Year
Professional Associations
Alameda County Bar Association
President in 2012
California State Bar # 142619
- Current
Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation
Bankruptcy Clinic Supervisor
Judicial Nominations Evaluation Commission
Activities: Evaluating and recommending Judicial candidates for the Governor in all counties of California.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
9th Circuit
  • Free Consultation
    We provide a free in office consultation to discuss your situation and give you all of your options, which may or may not include filing a bankruptcy.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept debt cards and third party credit.
Practice Area
  • Bankruptcy
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Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
409 13th street, 10th Floor
The Historic Tribune Tower
Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: (510) 465-0404