Associates

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Alexis Krieg

Alexis Krieg graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2003, with a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies.  She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Davis School of Law in 2007, with a Certificate in Public Service.

During law school, Alexis co-chaired the Lambda Law Students Association, and was the secretary of the Davis Chapter of Law Students for Choice.  Additionally, she was a member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Public Service Graduation Committee, and sang with Law Cappella.

Among her prior professional experiences, Alexis volunteered her time with Bay Area Legal Aid, and during law school she was a member of the King Hall Civil Rights Clinic.  Alexis also interned with the California Department of Justice, Health Education and Welfare Section, and with the California Legislature, in the Office of the Senate Majority Leader.

Alexis’s practice areas include the National Environmental Protection Act, California Environmental Quality Act, Clean Water Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, and Endangered Species Act.  She also has experience with the Freedom of Information Act and California Public Records Act.

 

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Stephanie Clarke

Stephanie Clarke graduated from Boston University in 2005 and received her Juris Doctorate from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2008. While at Northeastern, Stephanie was a member of the Environmental Law Foundation and served as chair for the Student Global AIDS Campaign.

During law school, Stephanie participated in the Law, Culture, and Difference program where she worked with Greater Boston Legal Services on their HIV/AIDS Asylum project, which focused on benefitting individuals who were living in Zimbabwe and seeking asylum in the United States on the basis of their HIV/AIDS status.

Stephanie has interned with the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, the Berkeley City Attorney’s Office, and McRoberts, Roberts, and Rainer, LLP, a small environmental law firm in Boston.

Stephanie’s practice areas include the California Environmental Quality Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, Land Use, and Bankruptcy. While at Volker Law, Stephanie has assisted in the prosecution of numerous CEQA and NEPA cases, including, for example, suits to protect sensitive coastal, mountain and riverine habitat and viewsheds along the coast of Northern California, and adjacent to the Anza-Borrego State Park. Stephanie has also worked on cases to preserve and maintain groundwater quantity and quality, and to encourage energy conservation and recycling of solid waste. Additionally, Stephanie worked on the Amicus Curiae brief that Volker Law submitted in opposition to California Proposition 8.

See Stephanie’s Linkedin profile here.

Of Counsel

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Jamey M. B. Volker

Jamey joined Volker Law as an attorney in 2010. Jamey actively practices in both state and federal courts in California, as well as in proceedings before local, state and federal agencies. His practice areas include the California Environmental Quality Act, California land use planning and zoning, the California Urban Water Management Planning Act, the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, the Public Trust Doctrine, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the federal Endangered Species Act and general administrative law, among others. 

Jamey graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Davis in 2006, with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy, Analysis and Planning, and a Minor in Watershed Science. He received his Juris Doctorate from Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall) in 2010, with a Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law. He also received a Master of City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010, with an emphasis in Transportation Policy and Planning.  He is currently working towards a Ph.D. in Transportation Technology and Policy at U.C. Davis, while continuing to represent clients and serve as of counsel at Volker Law.

Among his prior professional legal experiences, Jamey interned at the Center for Biological Diversity and Earthjustice’s Oakland and Seattle Offices. He was also a clinic intern in the Housing Unit of the East Bay Community Law Center.

Among his other professional experiences, Jamey has taught or lectured in college courses in environmental law, urban planning, transportation planning and environmental impact analysis. He has also authored or co-authored multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, academic research reports and white papers related to environmental law, urban planning, water supply planning, transportation planning and travel behavior. His work has been published in the Journal of the American Planning AssociationEcology Law Quarterly, CitiesTransportation Research Part F, and Transport Findings. He also jointly authored Old Road, New Directions: A Plan for Adeline for the City of Berkeley, which has informed the City’s current development of an Adeline Corridor Specific Plan.

See Jamey’s Linkedin profile here.