Joyce B., Office Manager

Joyce has a B.S. (Criminal Justice Administration) from Sacramento State University.  She has been Mr. Horngrad’s office manager since 2011.

Elaine L., Legal Staff

Elaine has a B.A. (English) from San Francisco State University.  She has worked for Mr. Horngrad since 2015. 

Sam P., Law Clerk

Sam P. is a recent graduate of the University of San Francisco, School of Law. While in law school, Sam was selected to participate in the prestigious Keta Taylor Colby Death Penalty project. As a law clerk for the Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana, he participated in an in-depth study analyzing the racial disparities in the application of the death penalty in Louisiana. Sam continued his commitment to criminal and racial justice by participating in the inaugural Racial Justice Clinic, the Criminal Juvenile Justice Clinic, and later as a research assistant to Professor Emeritus Sharon A. Meadows.  Sam is a former law student board member of Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom and a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the American Bar Association. Prior to law school, Sam received his undergraduate degree in Politics and Latin American Latino Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. After college graduation, Sam worked for nine years at another preeminent Bay Area criminal defense firm. Sam is proficient in Spanish.

Paul S., Bookkeeper

Paul is an experienced bookkeeper with a B.S. (Mathematics) from Stanford University. He has worked for Mr. Horngrad since 1991.