Board of Directors

Yahairah Aristy

Yahairah Aristy has served on the Foundation board since 2016. She previously served as the Vice President, Secretary, Chair of the 2018 Annual Gala, and Co-Chair of the 2017 Annual Gala. Yahairah also serves as a board director for Lawyers Club of San Diego and is the Vice President for Community Outreach section. Previously Yahairah served as the Affiliate Governor for the board of directors for the California Women Lawyer organization, and previously co-chaired the Diverse Women, Membership Development and Law Student Outreach committees. Yahairah is a Deputy Public Defender in the Public Defender’s Office since 2005 and handles a wide array of adult felony cases. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University. Yahairah is an alumna of The Women Campaign School at Yale University. Yahairah serves as a board member for transcenDANCE.

Abrina was admitted to the State Bar of California in December 2012. She attended law school at Thomas Jefferson School of law and earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and ethnic studies from the University of Oregon. Abrina is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and Association of Corporate Counsel. She is currently the Vice President of the Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation and has held various leadership roles within the Earl B. Gilliam Bar since 2013.

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Earl B. Gilliam Bar Foundation
PO Box 124923
San Diego, CA

Phone: (619) 693-6050

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