Our Community

Silicon Valley Law Group values long-term partnerships - not only with our clients but also with business professionals, business organizations and the broader community in which we and our families live. You grow a community just like you grow a business - by caring for its individuals.

BUSINESS COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Our attorneys have been active at the board level of the following business organizations:

Association for Corporate Growth - The premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for mid-sized to large companies. www.acg.org

Association of Silicon Valley Brokers - Organization of real estate brokers and sales representatives dedicated to the promotion of high standards in the industrial and commercial brokerage field. www.asvb.org

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties - The nation's leading trade association for developers, owners, investors, asset managers and other professionals in industrial, office and mixed-use commercial real estate. www.naiop.org

Silicon Valley Capital Club - Located in downtown San Jose, Silicon Valley's premier private, business, social and dining club. www.sanjoseclub.com

NON-PROFIT COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Silicon Valley Law Group provides pro bono services to individuals and non-profit corporations who otherwise could not afford legal assistance. As part of these services, our attorneys have served as members of the boards of directors of the following local non-profit corporations:

Ballet San Jose - Ensures that Ballet remains part of the culture of Silicon Valley. www.balletsj.org

California Lawyers for the Arts - Provides lawyer referrals, dispute resolution services, educational programs, publications and a resource library to people in the creative arts and arts organizations. www.calawyersforthearts.org

Center for Healthy Development - Provides low-cost counseling services for children, families and individuals. www.chdsv.org

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley - Provides free legal services to Silicon Valley individuals in need. www.lawfoundation.org

Symphony Silicon Valley - Ensures that symphonic music remains a part of the culture of the Silicon Valley. www.symphonysiliconvalley.org

Schools, Sports & Other Community Projects - Many of our attorneys and staff actively volunteer for a variety of community projects and organizations. We are members of Rotary International; work in our children's schools; organize toy, clothing and food drives during the holidays; and volunteer time and money to disaster-relief and other personal causes. Throughout the year, youth sports benefit from our participation as coaches, assistant coaches and commissioners. Attorneys and staff are leaders in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.

CEO Bernard Vogel received the 2015 Character Award for his support of the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Stephen Wu serves as Scoutmaster of his son’s Scout Troop and headed the Law Merit Badge program at the 2010 BSA National Jamboree.