Suzanne Alves

Suzanne Alves

Attorney Suzanne M. Alves is a civil litigator with extensive experience in all areas of business and commercial litigation and appeals, handling cases in courts throughout the Greater Sacramento metropolitan area and Northern California. She relishes opportunities to display her oratory and legal skills in court. Ms. Alves is a firm believer in assessing each client’s case on its individual merits; always with a clear focus on the client’s best interests and goals.



University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California

J.D. – 1997
Honors: With High Honors
Trinity College, Dubin, Ireland – 1997
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic – 1997
University of Southern California School of Law – 1995
University of California at Berkeley – 1992
Honors: cum laude
Major: Philosophy

Published Works

Panakosta Partners LP v. Hammer Lane Management LLC (2011) , 199 Cal.App. 4th 612 (first reported decision on limited partnership buy out provisions of Corporations Code 15908.02)

Burrill v. Nair (2013) 217 Cal.App.4th 357 (Anti-SLAPP)

In Re Estate of Kievernagel (2008) , 166 Cal.App.4th 1024, (Case of first impression regarding post-mortem disposition of frozen sperm of intestate donor)

Published Works

Sacramento Magazine Top Attorney, 2015 – 2017
CALI Award for Excellence in Entertainment Law, 1998
California Alumni Scholar , 1988 – 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator
Women Lawyers of Sacramento, Vice Chair of Community and Public Relations
California Women Lawyers Association
Sacramento County Bar Association, Member and Mandatory Fee Arbitrator
California Trial Lawyers Association
Alameda County Bar Association
Bar Association of San Francisco

Our Location

Gold River Office

2377 Gold Meadow Way Suite 100
Gold River, CA 95670


Walnut Creek Office

2950 Buskirk Avenue Suite 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94597


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