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Gita C. Suraj

Assistant County Counsel

Gita Suraj joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2001 and has served in the Office’s Child Dependency Unit since 2005.  Her practice focuses primarily on juvenile dependency law and advice, and she represents the County’s social workers and Department of Family and Children’s Services in court.  For the County, Gita has also represented Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Valley Health Plan, School Linked Services, and the County’s Department of Revenue.

Gita’s professional expertise includes:

  • Juvenile dependency law
  • Juvenile dependency trials, mediations, and hearings
  • Juvenile dependency services to incarcerated parents


  • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson School of Business, M.B.A., 1997
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1992

Prior Experience

  • Associate at Buffington & Aaron (1998-2000)

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