riday, October 23 Priscilla Camp will be honored by Legal Assistance for Seniors (LAS) at their 2009 Annual Fundraising event. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented by the Honorable Carol A. Corrigan, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court, at a luncheon where Belva Davis, Host of KQED’s This Week in Northern California, will serve as Mistress of Ceremonies.

Priscilla’s law practice includes powers of attorney, probate, Conservatorship, Medi-Cal eligibility for nursing home patients, capacity determinations, and trust administration. She was an Executive Director of LAS and now serves on the Board of Directors. 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, 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 various committees of the Alameda County Bar Association and served as a Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem.

She has received the State Bar President’s Pro Bono Award and the Wiley M. Manual Pro Bono Services Award, and chaired the State Bar’s Legal Services Trust Fund Commission. She is a contributing author of three books by Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB): California Elder Law; California Durable Powers of Attorney; and Capacity and Undue Influence. She has been included in the Northern California Super Lawyers list the past four years, and currently is studying for a Certificate of Theological Studies. She is a 1977 graduate of Golden Gate School of Law.

Tickets are $125.00 and proceeds will support the work of LAS, which offers free legal services exclusively to seniors in the areas of Guardianship, Elder Abuse, Consumer Law, Health Law, and Immigration. In addition to legal services, LAS houses Alameda County’s Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) and offers a strong community education and outreach program that reaches close to 10,000 residents each year.