Congratulations to Lawyers of Distinction member Alice A. Salvo, Esq., of Woodland Hills, California, who was named Metropolitan News – Enterprise “Persons of the Year” at the prestegious California Club in Los Angeles, CA.
Attorney Salvo, is no stranger to bar activities. Aside from her current role as IALA president, she has served as 2005 president of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, 2010 chair of the State Bar Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, and this year’s chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s delegation to the annual session of the Conference of California Bar Associations (“CCBA”).
At the CCBA meeting earlier this month, she successfully argued against a resolution calling for legislation to end recognition of Columbus Day in California.
She has also chaired the Breakfast Club in Los Angeles which endorsed candidates for what was then the State Bar Board of Governors (now Board of Trustees), elected by members of the State Bar.
Attorney Salvo has over 25 years of experience in probate, estate planning and elder law. She attended Southwestern University School of Law, earning a law degree (J.D.) and furthered her education by receiving a graduate law degree (L.L.M. in estate planning) from University of Miami School of Law. Alice A. Salvo is qualified by the California State Bar as a “Certified Specialist” in estate planning, trust and probate Law. Only a select few of all California attorneys have been awarded this prestigious designation.
She has earned many distinctions for her work including these accomplishments: President of Southern California Council of Elder Law Attorneys, President of San Fernando Valley Estate Planning Council, President of San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Chairperson of the Probate Section of the San Fernando Bar Association, served on the Gray Squad Advisory Board to the Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Division. Attorney Salvo has been appointed by the California State Bar to the prestigious position of serving on the Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission (JNE) where she became the top individual – chair (president) of the JNE Commission. This commission evaluates all candidates under consideration for a judicial appointment by the governor. The attorneys that apply to be a judge in the state of California are thoroughly reviewed by the JNE Commission and a select few of the most highly qualified candidates are recommended for the judiciary.
Metropolitan News hailed Salvo as a “well regarded probate attorney” and a leader of bar entities who is “highly committed, effective, and versatile.”
Here is the link to the the published article http://www.metnews.com/articles/2018/poy092418.htm