Business Partners Directory

Banking/Financial Services


Kendra Edson

Ph: (310) 478-4148

Law firms' challenges around strategic planning, financial performance and optimizing operations for growth aren't like most other businesses. In today's tough environment, you need an advisor who truly understands your world. Armanino's Law Firm Group has worked with hundreds of firms over the past 30 years and we use this deep expertise to help you solve your critical business issues and set a long-term strategy for success.Armanino specializes in providing strategic consulting, tax and accounting services to the legal industry. We can provide an objective analysis of your situation and help you create a detailed strategy for success.


Ginny Schumacher

Ph: (513) 241-1375

Rippe & Kingston is the fastest growing legal tech company in the United States, serving as a leading provider of strategic practice management solutions to law firms across the country. Rippe & Kingston continues to evolve its solutions to meet the emerging demands of legal practice management with the goal of helping law firms to work smarter, not harder, for generations to come.


Colleen Atkinson

Ph: (925) 444-2980

Steve Tessler

Ph: (510) 499-9509

California Bank of Commerce was designed and created to provide the best commercial banking services to organizations througout the greater San Francisco Bay Area. We are experts in business banking and provide actionable, straight-forward, and insightful solutions to our clients.

"Defined by the Company We Keep" It is not just our tag line, it defines the culture and work ethos of the Bank.  Our customers are best in class and our entire organization is structured to be their worthy partner.

Commitment to our community and to our clients is what motivates us.


Sarah Schaaf

Ph: (415) 407-3445

Thornton Schaaf

Ph: (312) 550-5254

Headnote is the industry-leader for compliant ePayments and Accounts Receivable management for innovative law firms. Headnote replaces outdated AR processes like paper checks, ongoing AR meetings, tracking via spreadsheet, and awkward collection calls to overdue clients. As a result, firms get paid 70% faster than average and both billable and non-billable staff work more efficiently. Learn more at



Courier/Court Services


Sue Hammer

Ph: (415) 720-6229

Lucy Huete

Ph: (415) 913-0196

First Legal is the largest comprehensive litigation support provider. With over 14 offices in the Western United States alone, First Legal has been serving thousands of law firms and corporations for over 30 years with an array of solutions including Support Services, Depositions, Records Retrieval, Digital Solutions, Investigations and Trial Services. Offering a truly comprehensive suite of legal services, First Legal Network is the industry's first true "File thru Trial" solution provider.


Michael Taraban

Ph: (415) 351-0400

Nationwide Legal, LLC provides complete legal support services to law firms throughout California, Arizona and Nevada. We maintain fully staffed operational departments for all areas of legal support including service of process and subpoena services, court filing services, messenger, document retrieval, investigations and reprographic services.

With offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Santa Ana, Riverside, San Diego, Phoenix, Tucson and Las Vegas - and affiliates throughout the United States - we can file, serve and deliver anywhere.

Our staff is unmatched in the industry for customer service, work ethic and expertise. Our management has an average of 20 years of service in the industry.


Diance Andreoli

Ph: (415) 475-6279

From eFiling to process serving, One Legal is your all-in-one Bay Area legal support solution.  The easy-to-use website includes exclusive features like automatic conversion of uploads to text-searchable PDFs, simplified billing, court fee disbursed on your behalf, and more.  Access easy-to-reconcile monthly statements and unlimited storage of original and court-returned documents - plus world-class support that's never more than a phone call or email away.  With a 25-year proven track record, One Legal consistently delivers trustworthy, accurate and on-time services that save our customers time, while reducing risk.




Randy T. Gust

Ph: (858) 514-7137

Kelley Milks

Ph: (858) 514-7127

AHERN Insurance Brokerage (AHERN) is a full-service insurance brokerage firm specializing in the insurance needs of law firms. Presently, AHERN insures over 5,000 law firms and is the endorsed or designated insurance brokerage for five major bar associations including the Bar Association of San Francisco.

AHERN provides comprehensive insurance products tailored for law firms that include coverage for Professional Liability, General Liability, Property, Workers’ Compensation, Employment Practices Liability, Commercial Auto, Workplace Crime, Cyber/Privacy Liability, Directors & Officers and Fiduciary Liability.

AHERN also provides comprehensive and customized benefit programs to include Health, Disability, Life and Retirement Benefits plans, specifically tailored to the needs of law firms.


Kevin Valine 

Guy Wallrath

Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring and bankruptcy matters.  Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. 


Interior Design/ Architecture


Andrea Tobias

Ph: (415) 846-2804

Hammel, Green and Abrahamson, Inc. (HGA), is a nationally ranked, full-service architecture, engineering and planning firm founded in 1953 by Richard Hammel, Curt Green and Bruce Abrahamson. We have offices in San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Rochester, and Washington D.C.

We pride ourselves as leaders in innovative workplace design that supports and enhances employee well-being, productivity and efficiency. With more than 700 architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and allied professionals, our employee-owned corporation is organized into interdisciplinary practice groups offering a portfolio of designs for corporate, healthcare, arts, community and education clients. Our corporate group is nationally recognized for leadership in designing architecture that, as a strategic business asset, advances company culture, brand and future growth.


Legal Staffing


Katy Wrinkle

Ph: (415) 810-9794

Jasmine DeCastro

Ph: (415) 541-3966

Adams & Martin Group is a legal staffing firm recognized as a creative industry leader including Inavero's "Best of Staffing" distinction and Staffing Industry Analyst's "Best Staffing Firm to Work For." We are passionately dedicated to our core values and our company purpose which is "To make life better for the people we serve." We specialize in full-service legal staffing, project management, and attorney search.


Steve Gomez 

Ph: (415) 857-4520

Shareen Fanburg

Ph: (415) 215-2432

Element Professional Staffing is one of the premier staffing and search firms on the West Coast in the areas of Legal, Administrative, Finance, Marketing and Technology.

Our laser-like focus is to provide our client businesses with the top talent available for the most competitive rates on the market. And to provide our highly skilled candidates with the best opportunities of their careers.

We measure our success by the satisfaction of our clients and candidates with the matches we make, not by the volume of candidates we place. We pride ourselves in consistently earning repeat business from our clients and candidates.


Sebnem Erogan

Ph: (415) 217-3376

Catherine Tapia

Ph: (415) 217-3340

Founded in 1970 with offices throughout California, Nelson ranks among the largest independent staffing companies in the United States. Nelson Legal recruits exclusively experienced and qualified contingent and full-time talent for law firms and legal departments. The recruiters’ knowledge of the California legal arena makes them uniquely qualified to match the skills and qualifications of potential candidates with a particular firm’s needs. Utilizing both traditional and nontraditional recruiting sources and an active network of hundreds of contacts, this team is dialed into the legal community, matching attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and legal support personnel to jobs that further a career.


Christopher Crowley

Ph: (415) 391-2060

Founded in 1969, Pathways Personnel is a locally-owned staffing agency with extensive experience placing top candidates with law firms and corporations in Northern California. Our understanding of the legal and corporate environment allows us to create long successful employment relationships. We specialize in all levels of Management, Attorneys, Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, Executive/Administrative Assistants, eDiscovery and Practice Support, HR, Finance and Accounting Staff. Our Project Facility has state of the art technology and a fiber ethernet internet/data connection with the capacity to hold up to 50 attorneys. Included is a private, dedicated videoconferencing room with a 46" display monitor, a business-class speakerphone/microphone unit, and a high-definition camera.


John Dorning
Ph:  (415) 397-6800

The People Connection is a San Francisco Bay Area staffing service that has been providing quality staff for law firms since 1984.  We pride ourselves in supplying professional temporary and regular employees as legal secretaries, paralegals, file clerks and any other support staff as needed in the legal realm.  We take good care of our employees knowing that this will attract and retain top tier talent for our clients. Our goal is to partner with our clients in an effort to make the hiring process as seamless as possible.


Rachael Middlekauff

Ph: (415) 982-2001

Consistently named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the San Francisco Business Times, Robert Half Legal’s San Francisco Bay Area staffing agencies provide custom staffing solutions for companies of all sizes, from large enterprises to small and midsize businesses. Whether you are in the city, the North Bay Silicon Valley or the East Bay, Robert Half Legal provides a full suite of legal, staffing, and consulting solutions for law firms and corporate legal departments. We specialize in finding rewarding temporary, project and full-time jobs for highly skilled legal professionals


Larisa Villa

Ph: (415) 230-3800 ext. 118

The Agency provides comprehensive recruiting services for legal organizations in Los Angeles, Orange County, the Bay Area, and Las Vegas. We staff all positions within a legal organization, including legal secretaries, paralegals, clerks, and attorneys (both associate and partner level). We conduct searches for full-term, permanent employees as well as contract/temporary employees and project teams.


Melissa A. Carver, President

Ph: (415) 230-5398

Law Tyme, Inc. specializes in placing Legal Secretaries, Paralegals, Attorneys and any other Support Staff needed, across the U.S., with a focus on California and Nevada with our Corporate Office located in San Francisco, CA. We offer services to meet your needs for temporary, temp-perm or direct hire.

Our approach extends beyond customer service. Our Staff of Recruiters have worked in Law Firms. We Know How to Perform the Job we ask our Candidates to Perform. We are Qualified to place the right candidate with the right firm!

We are proud to say, "We Put America to Work."


Haeley Girlich

Ph: (415) 434-4222

Mandy Farmaian

Ph: (415) 434-4222

ABA Search is a specialized staffing and recruiting firm that helps businesses and talent achieve their goals. We mix the values of a small business with the technology and reach of a national firm to deliver the right people and the right solutions at the right time.


Office Supplies


Margee Witt

Ph: (510) 746-1607

Michael Fitting

Ph: (510) 746-1613

The Blaisdell’s team is here, ready to listen to your needs and find the right solutions. With our robust selection of office supplies and intuitive, friendly service, you can always count on us to make sure you have a great workday!




Jennifer Quintana
Ph: (213) 200-0391

Choosing a single reliable, proven source for the products your firm needs to operate, allows you to manage, control and simplify your purchasing.  Since 1946, ALL-STATE LEGAL has been dedicated to providing law firms with an unparalleled offering of identify materials and filing, practice specific and office essentials.  With a national footprint, a best-in-class online ordering platform and friendly knowledge customer care, we deliver personal service and the highest quality materials to law firms of all sizes, from solo practitioners to the largest global firms.  Over 94% of client served recommend ALL-STATE LEGAL.  Proud to support ALA since 1971!


Real Estate Services


Dan Mihalovich

Founder & CEO

Getting the best lease deals - just for tenants.

Ph: (415) 999-9244

40 letters of recommendation

The Space Place is a San Francisco based commercial tenant-representation firm, formed in 1998 by Dan Mihalovich, then a 16-year Industry veteran and Director of Office Leasing at Cushman & Wakefield. The Space Place is solely driven to advocate the interests of San Francisco tenants in office leasing negotiations of all types—renewals, relocations, renegotiations, and terminations. The Space Place never represents landlords, avoiding conflicts of interest, unlike most firms in the leasing brokerage business.


Technology Services


Amy Kosey

Ph:  (415) 800-0662

Ted Glutz

Ph: (512) 744-6913

Innovative Computing Systems is the first-choice partner of law firms, municipalities and professional services organizations looking to define or improve a comprehensive IT strategy; implement, integrate and support best-in-class legal and horizontal technologies; enhance cybersecurity and a leverage the power of cloud computing.


Rebecca Williams

Ph: (626)733-2542

Canon helps clients improve business agility, accelerate digital transformation and manage an increasingly evolving workforce. We solve these challenges by leveraging our experienced team backed by Six Sigma expertise and best-in-class technology. With professionals across the US and in the Philippines, we have been named a Global Outsourcing 100 Leader in 2018 by IAOP for the twelfth straight year. Canon Business Process Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @CanonBPO.


Tony Forde

Ph: (213) 362-5622 x 401

Vendor Direct Solutions (VDS) provides customized on-site outsourcing solutions as well as short-term projects and consultations to integrate complex Records, Information Technology and Document Management systems with traditional Copy/Print Operations, so that firms can effectively deal with the ever increasing volume of information in physical and electronic forms.