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Hermin Dowe was a registered nurse prior to becoming a lawyer.   Ms. Dowe brings compassion and dedication to the practice of law. She is a strong advocate who  places great 
emphasis on customer relations.  At the Dowe Law Firm we are  dedicated to listening to your needs, assessing the applicable law, and obtaining the best possible results for each client. We are highly skilled at
assisting our clients in putting their lives back on track by finding legal soltions to difficult problems.






Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 50%
  2. Bankruptcy: 50%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

34 total 

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  • Abraham B. Cardenas

    An experienced attorney with years of knowledge. Keeping the client's best interest is always a top priority for her. I happily and wholeheartedly endorse Attorney Dowe.


    Abraham Cardenas Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Timothy Peter Brown

    Hermin does a great job. She is highly recommended.


    Timothy Brown Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Dowe Law Firm

3150 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA, 94806


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor AwardAVVO2012
Business of the YearContra Coata Small Business Development Agency2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDowe Law firm1998 - Present
Managing PartnerDowe, Quail & Barmes1994 - 1998
House counselAndreos & Cole1991 - 1994
Deputy District AttorneyRiverside District Attoreny1989 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls ClubBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Alameda County Bar Association, Bankruptcy SectionAttorney Member2008 - Present
National Association of Bankruptcy AttorneysAttorney Member2008 - Present
Bar Association of San Francisco, Litigation SectionAttorney Member2008 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1989 - Present
Cal State East BayInstructor Paralegal Studies2006 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re WilliamsDebt discharged
In Re PriceThe client now only owes what the home is valued at which is $150,000
Brown v. Sutter HealthSettled at 100% disability
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Publication nameTitleDate
BookHow to Get out of Debt and Experience Financial Peace2016
eBookBankrupttcy how it can Help you2012
The press enterpriseBuilding for the Future1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of the West IndiesNursingRegistered Nurse1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
San Pablo RotaryThe Future of Immigration2014
Speakers CornerBankruptcy and the Financial Meltdown2012
Meeting of Rotary InternationalPreserving your Estate2009