Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association

Board of Directors:

2019 – 2020

Andrea St. Julian

Andrea St. Julian

President

Andrea St. Julian earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Texas. She currently practices criminal and civil appellate law.

Geneviève Jones-Wright

Geneviève Jones-Wright

Vice-President

Geneviéve L. Jones-Wright earned her Juris Doctor from Howard University, and is the inaugural Legal Director for PANA where she serves our immigrant and refugee communities. She is also the founder of Motivation.In.Action, a professional motivational speaking firm.

Armilla Staley-Ngomo

Armilla Staley-Ngomo

Treasurer

Armilla Staley-Ngomo earned her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She is currently a Senior Appellate Court Attorney for the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One.

Maresa Martin Talbert

Maresa Martin Talbert

Secretary

Maresa Martin Talbert earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law.  She owns and operates the Talbert Law Office, focusing on business transactions and intellectual property law. 

Donté Wyatt

Donté Wyatt

Parliamentarian

Donté T. Wyatt obtained his Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law. Wyatt spent over ten years as a Deputy District Attorney, and now runs his own Criminal Defense firm.

Hali Anderson

Hali Anderson

Board Member at Large

Hali Anderson earned her J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law. She is currently a senior associate with Wilson Turner Kosmo’s Employment Practice group specializing in wage and hour class actions.

Kia Brady-Roberts

Kia Brady-Roberts

Board Member at Large

Kia Brady-Roberts earned her J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School. She is an attorney with Procopio, counseling clients on a wide range of general real estate transactions.

Evangeline Dech

Evangeline Dech

Board Member at Large

Evangeline Dech earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law. She is currently an associate with Kazerouni Law Group, APC.  

Andrew Feaster

Andrew Feaster

Board Member at Large

Andrew Feaster earned his JD from California Western School of Law, and currently practices as a Deputy Public Defender for the County of San Diego. 

Josi Kennon-Swonetz

Josi Kennon-Swonetz

Board Member at Large

Josi Kennon-Swonetz is a senior counsel in the San Diego office of Allen Matkins, where she represents and defends employers in matters including wrongful termination; race, gender, age, and disability discrimination; harassment; and advises clients on employment issues.