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.

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Of Counsel


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, and a Ph.D. in Transportation Technology and Policy from U.C. Davis in 2020.

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 is a professional researcher at the Institute of Transportation Studies at U.C. Davis, where he researches environmental and transportation impact analysis. He has also taught or lectured in college courses in urban planning, environmental law, environmental impact analysis, and transportation planning. In addition, he has 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, Cities, the Journal of Transport and Land UseTransportation Research Part F, the Transportation Research Record, Transport Reviews and Transport Findings. In addition, he jointly authored Old Road, New Directions: A Plan for Adeline for the City of Berkeley, which informed the City’s recently adopted Adeline Corridor Specific Plan. He is also a principal architect of the induced travel calculator that Caltrans now recommends be used in CEQA analyses of capacity expansion projects on the state highway system.

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