Community

McManis Faulkner supports professional, community and civic organizations through active participation, donations and sponsorship. We are committed to working with organizations that advance education, promote advocacy and encourage growth.

 Our attorneys and professional staff contribute time and resources to:

  • Adopt-A-Family Holiday Giving Program
    The Bill Wilson Center is a community-based organization serving Santa Clara County youth and family members through counseling, housing, education, and advocacy.
     
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
    Provides leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.
     
  • American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)
    Devoted to improving the standards of trial practice, the system of justice and the ethics of the trial bar.
     
  • American Inns of Court
    Designed to improve the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar.
     
  • Asian Law Alliance (ALA)
    Helping thousands of people to obtain decent housing, justice in the immigration process, and access to basic human and legal rights.
     
  • Berkeley Law - Boalt Hall
    Fosters Boalt Hall's tradition of educational excellence, strengthens the relationships among alumni, faculty and students and promotes the development of law school resources.
     
  • CA Community Partners for Youth (CCPY)
    A top-rated youth intervention program in the East Side Union High School District and a partner in the City of San Jose's strategy for gang and dropout prevention.
     
  • California Women Lawyers (CWL)
    Acts as a strong voice in the public policy dialogue affecting women’s rights and the elimination of bias.
     
  • Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
    The organization’s mission is to provide volunteer mentors to help build stability and hope to abused children by being a powerful voice in their lives.
     
  • Girl Scouts of Northern California
    An organization directed to build up girls courage, confidence, and character.
     
  • Healthier Kids Foundation
    Focuses on raising funds to support the Healthy Kids program and the Children’s Health Initiative in Santa Clara County.
     
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL)
    Promotes reforms in the law, facilitates the Administration of Justice, promotes the Rule of Law internationally, and elevates the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession.
     
  • Junior League of San Jose
    An organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
     
  • La Raza Lawyers of Santa Clara County
    An association of Chicano and Latino attorneys dedicated to promoting diversity in both the bench and bar of the greater Silicon Valley.
     
  • Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
    Providing free legal services to residents in need living in Santa Clara County.
     
  • Pajama Program
    Provides new, warm pajamas and new books to children, many who are waiting to be adopted.
     
  • Saint Christopher School
    A local elementary school which seeks to  nurture faith formation, foster academic excellence, cultivate responsible citizenry, and provide students with opportunities to develop their leadership, athletic, and artistic abilities.
     
  • Saint Francis High School
    A nationally recognized School of Excellence that imparts Christian values, fosters academic achievement and promotes participation in co-curricular activities, athletics and the arts.
     
  • San Jose Museum of Art
    A distinguished museum of modern and contemporary art. The museum is committed to providing access for the valley’s extraordinarily diverse populations and to pioneering new approaches to interpretation.
     
  • San Jose Repertory Theatre
    Contributed to the growth of theater in San Jose through a variety of new play commissions and development programs.
     
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA) / Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) 
    Offers a broad range of resources, tools and benefits that provide information, access to experts and affordable services.
     
  • Sunnyvale School District PTA
    The mission of this PTA is to build bridges among homes, schools, and communities to help children succeed academically and personally.
     
  • YWCA Silicon Valley
    Empowers women, children and their families and works towards the elimination of racism, hatred and prejudice.