Attorney Peggy Bristol is a first-generation American whose father and other immigrant relatives came to the United States through Ellis Island. A native New Yorker, she has a deep appreciation for her American heritage as well as her family's Caribbean heritage. She and her staff all speak at least two languages, and all are committed to serving clients with passion, dedication, imagination and integrity.
Peggy has coached and mentored numerous attorneys on substantive and procedural strategies for young immigrants who are eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, a humanitarian form of immigration relief. She is an adjunct faculty member at Contra Costa College and has helped lead "Train the Trainer" workshops for "Know Your Rights" advocates.
Juris Doctorate, John F. Kennedy University School of Law
MA, Organizational Management, Azusa Pacific University
BS, Applied Business Management, Azusa Pacific University
State Bar of California (License No. 277042)
AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association)
Bar Association of San Francisco
Contra Costa County Bar Association
National Lawyers Guild
Awards and Recognition
2015 Alameda Country Women's Hall of Fame ( Justice)
- Commendation by Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), San Francisco, CA
AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP), San Francisco, CA
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, San Francisco, CA
Contra Costa County Bar Association, "Lawyers in the Library"