Ayanna Jenkins-Toney

Matrimonial and Family Law
Law Offices of Ayanna L. Jenkins-Toney
One Sansome Street, Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-439-8388
www.ayannajenkinstoney.com


For 15 years the Law Offices of Ayanna Jenkins Toney has provided experienced and trusted legal services to individual clients, families and small businesses in the areas of Family Law, Civil Rights, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury. This full-service litigation firm provides exemplary representation with personalized attention to the necessary details to fully comprehend and win your case.  Committed to the ethical practice of law, yet steadfast in fierce positioning, this strategic firm devotes considerable attention, energy and time preparing all its cases. As committed advocates, they are devoted to providing you excellent service and successful results.

Ayanna Jenkins Toney is the Founder and senior partner of the firm.   After graduating from Howard University in 1997, Ayanna continued her studies at Howard University School of Law 1998-1999,  Pace University School of  Law in 1999 and Golden Gate University School of Law where she earned a Juris Doctorate in 2002.  Ayanna is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of California, The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and The Supreme Court of the United States of America.  Ayanna’s admittance to practice law within the courts of Washington D.C. is currently pending.

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.

Ayanna’s law offices are located in San Francisco and San Rafael, California. www.AyannaJenkinsToney.com Washington, D.C. location is currently pending.

AWARDS

• 2018 Marquis’ Who’s Who awarded ‘Who’s Who in America’

• 2018 Solo Practitioner of The Year by California Association of Black Lawyers (CABL)

• 2018 Outstanding Service Award by National Bar Association (NBA)

• 2018 Top 10% Superb Rated Attorney, Ranked 10.0 by Avvo

• 2018 Best Attorneys of America (Rue Rating) by Best Attorneys Group

• 2018 Power Attorney by Power Attorneys Group

• 2018 Top 100 Lawyers by the National Black Lawyers Association

• 2017 Best Attorneys of America (Rue Rating)

• 2017 Top 10% In the USA in Civil Litigation from Lawyers of Distinction

• 2017 Top 10 Family Law Attorney by Attorney and Practice Magazine

• 2017 Marquis’ Who’s Who awarded as an Industry Leader

• 2017 Power Attorney by Power Attorneys Group

• 2017 Resilient Woman of the Community by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

• 2017 Distinguished Lawyer by the Expert Network

• 2017 Million Dollar Advocates Forum by Top Trial Lawyers in America

• 2016 10 Best Attorneys in California by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (AIOFLA)

• 2016 Top 10 Ranking Under 40 by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA)

• 2016 President’s Award by the Marin Trial Association recognition for a decade of service

• 2016 Top 10 Client Satisfaction from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

• 2015 Top 100 Lawyers from The National Black Lawyers Association (NBLA)

• 2013 Rising Star Top Attorney in Northern California selected by Peer recognition for professional achievement awarded by the San Francisco Magazine

• 2012 November "Links In The Spotlight"

• 2012 Rising Star ‘Super Lawyer’ from Excellence in Practice Group

• 2012 Top ’40 Under 40’ Attorneys by the National Bar Association

• 2001 CALI Award ‘Excellence for The Future’ by the Golden Gate University School of Law

MEMBERSHIPS

• American Bar Association (ABA)

• Bar Association of San Francisco

• Marquis Who’s Who In America

• Top 100 National Black Lawyers (NBL)

• Best Attorneys of America (Lifetime Member)

• Power Attorneys Group

• Million Dollar Advocates Forum

• Lawyers of Distinction

• Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Group

• National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA)

• California Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF)

• National Black Lawyers (NBL)

• New Leaders Council (NLA-CAOC) Leadership Institute

• American Bar Endowment

• American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA)

• Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA)

• The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) Lawyers of Distinction Civil Litigation

• Family Law Day of Court (FLDOC)

• Marin County Bar Association (MCBA)

• Howard University Alumni

• The Links, Incorporated (Former Chapter VP of Membership)

• Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (Initiated in Alpha Chapter)

• Jack and Jill of America (Former Chapter Parliamentarian)

• The San Francisco Zoo Auxiliary (Parliamentarian)

• Richard Sangster Inns of Court

• San Francisco Inns of Court

• Marin Trial Lawyers (Former Two Term President)

• Marin County Women Lawyers (Past President)

• Founder & President of the National Justice Network, 501-C-3 since 2013

• Founder of the North Bay Minority Bar Coalition 2011 (Former President)

• Charles Houston Bar Association (Lifetime Member)

• Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

• Northern California Association of Black Women Lawyers (Lifetime Member) (Former Board Member)

• The National Black Lawyers Top 100 member since 2015

EDUCATION

Howard University Graduate, Bachelor of Science 1997

Howard University School of Law 1998 – 1999

Pace University School of Law 1999

Golden Gate University School of Law, Juris Doctorate 2002

BAR ADMITTANCE

Supreme Court of the State of California

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Supreme Court of the United States of America