Priscilla Camp

Priscilla Camp

PRISCILLA CAMP’S practice includes powers of attorney, probate, conservatorship, Medi-Cal eligibility for nursing home patients, capacity determinations, and trust administration.

She was Executive Director of Legal Assistance for Seniors and has served on the Boards of Legal Assistance for Seniors and Support Services for Seniors of Alameda County, as well as a number of other community organizations. She is a past President of Women Lawyers of Alameda County and a past Secretary of California Women Lawyers. A frequent speaker to Alzheimer Family Support Groups and other community groups throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, she also lectures to attorneys, doctors and judges, and is a founding member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Her column, The Senior Partner, has appeared in The Bulletin of the Alameda County Bar Association since 1991. She has chaired the Alameda County Bar Association’s Community Service Committee and the Elder Law and Conservatorship/Guardianship Committees of the Association’s Probate and Estate Planning Section, chaired the State Bar’s Legal Services Trust Fund Commission in 1994 and has served as a Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem in the Probate Department.

She received the State Bar President’s Pro Bono Award for District 3 in 1990 and the Wiley M. Manual Pro Bono Services Award in 1999. She is a contributing author of three books by Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB): California Elder Law, 1993-2002; California Durable Powers of Attorney, 1996-2005; and Capacity and Undue Influence, 1999-2006. She has been included in the Northern California Super Lawyers list the past four years and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009 by Legal Assistance for Seniors.

A 1977 graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law, she has an MS in Educational Psychology from the University of Kansas and is currently a student at Church Divinity School of the Pacific Episcopal Seminary in Berkeley.

Priscilla retired from practice of the law as of the end of 2010.

Updated January 2011