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ADANTÉ POINTER

    Legal Titan and Advocate for the Community

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ABOUT ADANTÉ POINTER

Partner & Trial Attorney

ADANTÉ POINTER was born and raised in Oakland, California. As a young man, Pointer often heard about and saw a notorious band of outlaw Oakland police officers known as the "Riders" terrorize his community. He would go on to graduate from U.C. Berkeley with high academic honors and a bachelor's degree in Political Science. He went on to obtain his law degree from U.C. Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. Although offered other positions, Mr. Pointer turned them down and immediately began handling police brutality cases at the renowned civil rights office of John Burris. 

Over the course of 16 years Pointer represented dozens of families in police brutality and personal injury cases. He is no stranger to high profile and high stakes police abuse cases. For example, Pointer represented Oscar Grant's family in their case against BART police officer , Celeste Guap" - a young woman sexually abused and trafficked by police officers; Nandi Cain - young man who was choked and beaten by a Sacramento police officer for being suspected of jaywalking and "Jah" a 14 year-old boy pummeled by a Rancho Cordova Police Officer after being suspected of allegedly buying a cigar from 7-11. 

 

Pointer has dedicated his life to fighting for the people, and using the law as a shield and a sword for the most vulnerable of our communities.​ He also heavily invests in his community, regularly speaks at schools, protests, rallies, and in the media about police violence. Also frequently hosting workshops such as "Know Your Rights" to teach the community about their civil rights and deliver motivational speeches to try to encourage our youth to reach for the stars.

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ADANTÉ POINTER RECOGNITION'S

Valued Awards

Pointer has received numerous awards and honors. He has been selected as the "Nations Best Advocate" by the National Bar Association, a "Rising Star" by Superlawyers Magazine and was recently featured as being "the Best Civil Rights Lawyer You May Not Have Heard Of" by the East Bay Express.

S3 Ep 23: Knowing Your Rights!! with Adante Pointer.
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FOR OUR FUTURE PODCAST

S3 Ep 23: Knowing Your Rights!! with Adante Pointer.

We are excited to be joined by a very special guest: Adante Pointer. Adante is a partner at Pointer and Buelna, LLP- Lawyers for the People and has successfully represented clients in a number of high-profile cases. Adante @adante_pointer_esq along with his partner Patrick Buelna @buelnaftp are committed to giving their clients a chance against large institutions. Their firm is dedicated to giving their community a voice as they stand for justice for the people. Adante has received numerous awards and honors including being selected as the "Nation's Best Advocate" by the National Bar Association. The topic of this week’s episode is, “Knowing your Rights”, where we will discuss dos and don’ts of interacting with law enforcement and general info regarding knowing your rights. This topic is as important now as it was 60 years ago. Your rights are the foundation of our legal system and knowing them can be extremely important. Adante Pointer will join our podcast to discuss issues on advocating for yourself and knowing your rights. Tune in, Wednesday, March 03rd at 7pm! Don't forget to ring the bell to receive notifications #civilrights #knowingyourrights#journeytojustice #lawyersforthepeople #lawyersftp#community #sponsor #everybodytogether #challengeyourself #CollegeBound #ForOurFuture #fortheyouths #podcast #sanfrancisco #BayArea #SanPablo #Oaklandcalifornia #elsobrante #Albany Support the stream: https://streamlabs.com/forourfuturepodcast

Upcoming Events

  • Scholarship Celebration
    Scholarship Celebration
    Sat, Jun 26
    Online Event
    Jun 26, 2021, 2:00 PM
    Online Event
    Jun 26, 2021, 2:00 PM
    Online Event
  • Juneteenth Kickoff Rally
    Juneteenth Kickoff Rally
    Thu, Jun 17
    San Francisco
    Jun 17, 2021, 12:00 PM
    San Francisco, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Jun 17, 2021, 12:00 PM
    San Francisco, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
  • Know Your Rights 2021
    Know Your Rights 2021
    Tue, Jun 15
    WEBINAR
    Jun 15, 2021, 6:30 PM
    WEBINAR
    Jun 15, 2021, 6:30 PM
    WEBINAR
    HOSTED by California Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) and Santa Clara Country Black Lawyers Association (SCCBLA)
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