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Bobbie Kay Ross

Bobbie Kay Ross

also known as Bobbie Ross Todd

Practice areas:

Probate, Litigation, Government, Administrative Law, Child Custody

Bobbie Ross

About Me

Bobbie Ross Todd currently serves as Deputy County Counsel to the County of Yuba. Prior to that, she was a Litigation Attorney for Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) and chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation’s Second Amendment Civil Rights Subcommittee, which she founded in 2011. Before her employment at HJTA, Mrs. Todd worked in private practice, including running her own practice, the Law Office of Bobbie K. Ross. While in private practice, Attorney Todd handled civil litigation, bankruptcy, and constitutional and civil rights-related litigation with an emphasis on the Second Amendment.

Mrs. Todd has also externed under the Honorable J. Spencer Letts at the United States District Court for the Central District of California, clerked at private law firms, and helped Holocaust survivors qualify for reparations from the German government. She received the 2012 Defender of Liberty award from Second Amendment Foundation for her work in support of the Second Amendment.

Attorney Todd received her law degree in 2009 from Chapman University, School of Law, with an Alternative Dispute Resolution Emphasis Certificate, and graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2006 with a B.A. in English and a minor in Jewish Studies.




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State:


-California


 


Federal:


-United States Supreme Court
-United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
-United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California
-United States District Court, Central District of California
-United States District Court, Eastern District of California
-United States District Court, Southern District of California

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Probate: 25%
  3. Government: 20%
  4. Child Custody: 15%
  5. Administrative Law: 15%

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Sarah Jane Nowels

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    Sarah Nowels Employment & Labor Attorney
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  • Steven Alan Fink

    I endorse this lawyer. Bobbie has exhibited a detailed knowledge of the second amendment well beyond her years of practice. Not only does she know the law, but she is able to communicate that knowledge effectively.

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    Steven Fink Real Estate Attorney
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Contact Info

Office of Yuba County Counsel

915 8th Street
Suite 111
Marysville, CA, 95901

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201005/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
CommendationCalifornia State Senator Roderick D. Wright (D-25)2012
Certificate of RecognitionCalifornia State Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-51)2012
Certificate of RecognitionCalifornia State Senator Roderick D. Wright (D-25)2012
Defender of Liberty AwardSecond Amendment Foundation2012
Pro Bono Volunteer Honor RollUnited States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California2012
Bronze MedalSouth Coast Fencing Center2009
Outstanding ContributorChapman Law Courier, Editorial Board2008
Certificate of Recognition, Citizen of the YearCalifornia State Legislature, 51st Assembly District – Jerome E. Horton2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Deputy County CounselOffice of Yuba County Counsel2014 - Present
Litigation AttorneyHoward Jarvis Taxpayers Association2013 - 2014
Moot Court JudgeUcla School Of Law - Moot Court Program2012 - 2012
Attorney/OwnerLaw Office of Bobbie K. Ross2012 - 2013
Member, Editorial BoardMinority Trial Lawyer (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation)2012 - 2013
Assistant Newsletter EditorAmerican Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Pro Bono & Public Interest Committee2012 - 2013
Volunteer AttorneyPublic Counsel, Land Use Coalition2012 - 2012
Research AttorneyLaw Office of Lawrence Jay Litman2012 - 2012
Chair, Second Amendment Litigation SubcommitteeAmerican Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Civil Rights Committee2011 - 2013
Volunteer AttorneyPublic Law Center2011 - 2012
Volunteer AttorneyMesereau Free Legal Clinic2011 - 2012
Law Clerk/AttorneyMichel & Associates, P.C.2010 - 2012
Law ClerkSpray, Gould & Bowers, LLP2007 - 2009
Judicial ExternUnited States District Court, Central District of California2007 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Black Women Lawyers of Los AngelesCorresponding Secretary2012 - 2012
Los Angeles County Bar Association Barristers Pro Bono CommitteeMember2012 - 2012
Minority Trial Lawyer Newsletter (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation)Subcommittee Co-Chair, Editorial Board2012 - 2013
Orange County Jewish Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2013
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2013
John M. Langston Bar Association of Los AngelesMember2011 - 2013
Black Women Lawyers of Los AngelesMember2011 - 2013
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Peruta v. County of San DiegoN/A
Sheriff Clay Parker v. State of CaliforniaInjunction granted in favor of clients.
People v. DelacyN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Civil Rights Litigation (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation)Book Review: Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy2013
Technology for the Litigator (ABA)Videoconferencing vs. In Person Meetings2012
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer Committee-News & DevelopmentsSupreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Arizona Case2012
The Gun Mag11th Circuit Upholds Georgia Ban on Guns in Churches without Consent Edit2012
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Civil Rights Committee-News & DevelopmentsFederal Court Finds Second Amendment Applies Outside the Home2012
Pro Bono & Public Interest Litigation Committee Newsletter (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation)DOJ Says Recording Police Is Constitutionally Protected ConductEdit2012
Pro Bono & Public Interest Litigation Committee Newsletter (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation)Public-Interest Groups Take on Los Angeles Curfew Law2012
A.B.A. Sec. of Litig., Minority Trial Lawyer Committee – News & DevelopmentsEffective Assistance of Counsel Extends to Plea Bargains2012
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Minority Trial Lawyer Committee-News & DevelopmentsRule of Professional Conduct Violates First Amendment2012
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Civil Rights Committee-News & DevelopmentsNordyke: The Case That Never Ends Finally Ends--For Now2012
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Civil Rights Committee-News & DevelopmentsNinth Circuit to Hear Oral Arguments in Three Important Gun Cases2012
Minority Trial Lawyer (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation)Emerging Second Amendment Jurisprudence2011
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, First Amendment and Media Litigation Committee-News & DevelopmentsFirst Circuit Affirms Right to Videotape Police2011
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Solo & Small Firm Committee-News & DevelomentsEasing the Changeover from Solo Practice to Small-Firm Operation2011
Firearms Law News (Michel & Associates, P.C.)L.A. Times Gets It Wrong On Guns AGAIN2011
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Civil Rights Committee-News & DevelopmentsNordyke Goes En Banc. . . Again2011
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, First Amendment and Media Litigation Committee-News & DevelopmentsSupreme Court to Hear Military Honors Lying Case2011
Minority Trial Lawyer (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation)Ninth Circuit Grants Qualified Immunity to Officers Using Tasers2011
Chapman Law CourierChapman Law's Day of Service2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chapman Univ SOLLaw; Alternative Dispute ResolutionJD - Juris Doctor; Alternative Dispute Resolution certificate2009
California St Univ NorthridgeEnglish (Literature option); minor in Jewish StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2006

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Taxpayer ConferenceUpdate on Litigation in HJTA's Fight to Save Proposition 132013
American Bar Association Civil Rights Committee Roundtable / Second Amendment Subcommittee RoundtableIs More Gun Control the Answer?2013
2013 Ventura County Day of Resistance RallyState of the State: Federal & California Firearms-Related Legislation2013
National Rifle Association, South Bay Members' Council November General MeetingMy Journey into the Realm of Second Amendment Jurisprudence & Firearms Law2012
National Rifle Association 2012 Annual MeetingAmerican Bar Association Second Amendment Civil Rights Litigation Subcommittee2012
Lt. Colonel Dave Grossman: “Bullet Proof Mind for the ARMED Citizen”Informing Second Amendment Supporters about the Calguns Foundation2012
Gun Rights Policy ConferenceThe Second Amendment and the Legal Community2012
Current Trends and Job Opportunities in Second Amendment Rights LitigationAmerican Bar Association Second Amendment Civil Rights Litigation Subcommittee2012
Lecture & Q&A with Mock Trial / Debate TeamBeing a Young, Female Firearms Law Attorney: My Journey2011
Women in the OutdoorsOverview of Firearms Laws2010
Michel & Associates firmwide meetingUsing LexisNexis Shepard’s BriefCheck & the Related Documents Feature in iManage2010