Who We Are

Methven & Associates, the Business Law CounselorsTM, is a business-law firm.

Attorney Biographies
Bruce E. Methven
Kenneth A. Priore
Tammy A. Brown

Bruce E. Methven, Owner

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Admitted to the State Bar of California 1980

Practice Areas
Corporations and partnerships, leases, contracts, intellectual property, international business, real estate, litigation

  • Alameda County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Los Angeles
  • American Bar Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • CPSR Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
  • ERN Entrepreneurs Resource Network-founder and president
  • Founder and Former Chair - Alameda County Bar Association,
  • Intellectual Property and Computer Law Committee
  • Former Chair - Intellectual Property Committee, BAMTA
  • Former President - High Technology Entrepreneurial Council
  • Former Director - MDG.org Multimedia Development Group, Legal Counsel
  • Former Director - Junior Achievement, Legal Counsel
  • Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley
  • BA, University of California at Berkeley
  • Two years of undergraduate work at MIT

Kenneth A. Priore, Of Counsel

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  • Admitted to the State Bar of California 1996

Practice areas
Corporations, securities, corporate compliance and governance, intellectual property, venture capital, leases, contracts, and business law.

  • SF Bar Association
  • SVASE(Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs)
  • SDForum(Software Developer's Forum)
  • Tulane Law School-1995
  • B.A., Tufts University-1991

Tammy A. Brown, Of Counsel

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  • Admitted to the State Bar of California 1994

Practice areas
Civil litigation, with significant experience in construction law, employment law, and business litigation.

  • SF Trial Lawyers Association
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. - 1994, Graduated Top 15%
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. - 1987


Photos of Bruce and Ken provided by Miguel Saldana, True Spectrum Photography. The photo of Tammy provided by Shelia Walker, Skyy Photography.