EBCLO managing attorney, Susan Walsh, received the Women Lawyers of Alameda County’s Velvet Hammer Award at the Annual Judges’ Dinner on October 28, 2015 at Scott’s Seafood Restaurant in Oakland, California. A legendary former Public Defender, Susan now heads the Juvenile Defender Office at EBCLO where she continues to inspire and mentor young attorneys and provide an unfailing holistic defense to her clients. Susan gave an inspiring speech to the audience of judges, attorneys and keynote speaker Karen L. Dunn. She is pictured above surrounded by her EBCLO colleagues at the event.