Santa Cruz County Trial Lawyers Association members are trial lawyers, students, paralegals, and support staff with a commitment to trial work.  Our members practice in a variety of areas, including family law, criminal law, employment law, property, bankruptcy, real estate, land use, wills & trusts, tax, personal injury, and intellectual property. SCCTLA members enjoy continuing legal education and social and professional networking opportunities, and benefit from SCCTLA’s efforts to improve the administration of justice. Members get exclusive access to our online discussion group, frequent reporting and analysis of local civil trial results, and the support of our Civility & Decorum Committee.

2020/2021 Board


Co-Presidents Dinah V. Sapia / Sam Forbes-Roberts

President Elect Sam Forbes-Roberts

Treasurer  Colin Brown

Secretary   Pamela Mathiesen 


Ed Chun

Austin Comstock

Lisa Peck

Micha Rinkus

Heather Rogers

Heidi Simonson

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