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Brenda Aguilar-Guerrero Receives Unity Award from Minority Bar Coalition

OAKLAND — Brenda Aguilar-Guerrero, the Chair of Meyers Nave’s Eminent Domain and Inverse Condemnation Practice, received a 2014 Unity Award from the Minority Bar Coalition in recognition of her dedication to advancing the cause of diversity in the legal profession.

The Minority Bar Coalition (MBC) is a network of more than 35 public and private organizations that are working together to facilitate progress in improving diversity throughout the Bay Area’s legal community. Brenda’s award was bestowed during the MBC’s Nov. 12 ceremony at UC Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.

Brenda was nominated by the Women Lawyers of Alameda County, where she has been a member for many years, assisted numerous committees and currently serves as President of the Board. Brenda also is a member of the East Bay La Raza Lawyers Association and a previous recipient of the State Bar of California’s Wiley Manuel Pro Bono Award. At Meyers Nave, Brenda helps to guide the firm’s Diversity, Inclusion and Women’s Initiative efforts.

In her legal practice, Brenda represents clients in complex eminent domain and inverse condemnation matters, ranging from large-scale transportation projects requiring hundreds of property acquisitions to smaller infrastructure and other development projects. Brenda earned her JD from UCLA and her bachelor’s degree in social welfare from the University of California at Berkeley.

Meyers Nave congratulates Brenda on receiving this well-deserved award.