Dave earned his Juris Doctor from New College of California Public Interest School of Law in San Francisco. Employed at the Homeless Advocacy Project of the Bar Association of San Francisco from 1997 until 2002, his last two years there were spent as a National Association for Public Interest Law (Equal Justice Works) fellow. Mr. Crow’s award-winning advocacy included work on the myriad of complex legal issues facing traditionally under-represented tenants, including those from the homeless, at-risk and disabled communities.
He established the firm in 2002, specializing in representing Bay Area tenants. Solvejg Rose joined him as a partner in 2005, adding several new facets to the firm.
Dave Crow’s private legal practice has emphasized eviction defense, wrongful eviction and other landlord tenant and real property matters, with additional representation of clients in matters ranging from personal injury cases to wrongful termination litigation and estate planning.
Dave currently serves as a tenant commissioner on the San Francisco Rent Board.
Solvejg Rose (Of Counsel)
Solvejg Rose’s unique legal background spans the full panoply of legal practice and research—from criminal courts to civil courts; from private sector to public sector; from Europe to the United States.
An attorney still qualified to practice law in Germany, Ms. Rose was admitted to the California Bar Association in 2004. In Germany, she attended the University of Goettingen Law School and received her graduate degree from the University of Leipzig. She also studied Swedish law and international trade law at the University of Stockholm. After graduating, Ms. Rose served in the Law Clerk Program for the Free State of Saxony. She wrote judicial decisions, drafted municipal statutes, and worked closely with several judges to craft decisions.
Ms. Rose’s legal counsel to tenants and other clients was honed during her four years at the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Homeless Advocacy Project, where she represented and provided legal counsel to clients in a wide variety of legal matters, including SSI/SSDI disability benefits, landlord tenant law, and unemployment insurance benefits.
Ms. Rose has successfully represented tenants in Rent Board hearings and at trial. Ms. Rose is an accomplished litigator. She has also written numerous wills, living trusts and is currently representing plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits.