National Black Lawyers member Ayanna Jenkins-Toney, founder and senior partner at the Law Offices of Ayanna Jenkins-Toney, has been recongnized by the California Association of Black Lawyers as the “Solo Practitioner of the Year” in 2018.
A highly decorated award recipient, Ayanna was recently recognized by Marquis’ Who Who as a Marquis’ Who’s Who in America. The California Association of Black Lawyers (CABL) recognized Ayanna as the ‘Solo Practitioner of The Year” in 2018. She is also rated in the top 10% in the USA in Civil Litigation from Lawyers of Distinction. Since 2016, Ayanna has continuously been awarded the prestigious ’10 Best Attorneys in California’ by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. As an industry leader, she is consistently recognized by her peers as a preeminent innovative achiever in her practice.
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum has named her as one of the Top Trial Lawyers in America. In 2018, The National Bar Association (NBA) awarded Ayanna with an ‘Outstanding Service Award’ for her continued participation and generous contributions to the community. In 2011, Ayanna founded the North Bay Minority Bar Coalition. In 2013, she founded the National Justice Network, a 501- C-3 non-profit corporation where she resides as current President. Ayanna was recently honored as a ‘Resilient Woman in our Community’ by The Peninsula Bay Chapter, of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and she continues to thrive as a beacon of strength and perseverance and a role model to her peers and mother of her two children.
As a two term past President of the Marin Trial Lawyers and Past President of the Marin County Women Lawyers, Ayanna is steadfast in her involvement with protecting the rights of justice including women’s civil rights in the workplace. She holds a Lifetime membership with the following: Charles Houston Bar Association, California Association of Black Lawyers, Power Attorneys of California and the Northern California Association of Black Women Lawyers where she previously served as a board member.