Sophia R. Meyer is an associate attorney in the Redding office of Prentice, Long & Epperson. Ms. Meyer’s practice includes municipal law, civil litigation, labor and employment law, and business law.
Ms. Meyer currently serves as Deputy County Counsel for Alpine County, Modoc County, and Trinity County and as Deputy City Attorney for the City of Ione. She also is the Deputy County Counsel to Sierra County for dependency matters. She is actively involved in providing clients with a full-range of services and has developed an expertise in a number of areas, including code enforcement, the Brown Act, law enforcement, labor negotiations, public contracting, public administration, marijuana abatement issues and dependency law.
An Agriculture Business graduate of California State University, Chico Ms. Meyer got her Juris Doctor at Cal Northern School of Law in Chico California. After graduation, she was an assistant district attorney for Modoc County. As a prosecutor, Ms. Meyer handled a variety of misdemeanor and felony cases including child sexual abuse, domestic violence, juvenile offenders, dependency matters and public administration. Her vast knowledge of the law, litigation procedure and trials means that Ms. Meyer can resolve conflict while avoiding traumatic and expensive time in court. When mediation and settlement are not possible, Ms. Meyer is a zealous litigator and will fight for her clients in the courtroom.
Being very familiar with rural Northern California, Ms. Meyer has intimate knowledge of the special issues that rural counties deal with. Ms. Meyer has a working knowledge of rural communities including small town politics as well as knowledge of diverse agricultural issues including land use, zoning and water issues.
California State Bar (2011)