Ms. Acevedo serves as Town Attorney for the Town of San Anselmo. Ms. Acevedo has significant experience advising and representing local municipalities. She has provided guidance to city officials and staff concerning a broad range of subjects, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), land use, and open meeting law requirements. In addition, Ms. Acevedo has represented public entities in litigation involving CEQA, public contract disputes, and eminent domain actions. Ms. Acevedo also litigated cases on behalf of the People of the State of California as a Deputy Attorney General for the California State Attorney General’s Office.
Ms. Acevedo received her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law in 2003 as part of the Public Interest Law and Policy Program. Before attending law school, Ms. Acevedo worked as a Program Assistant for a nonprofit environmental law firm. In 1995 Ms. Acevedo received her B.A. in American Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz with highest honors. Ms. Acevedo grew up in Mill Valley and she now lives in Corte Madera with her husband and two children.