Anita Chiles began her legal career as a prosecutor with the District Attorney’s Office in Santa Clara County. During her six years as a deputy district attorney she tried more than 50 jury trials in both the Municipal and Superior Court.

Anita Chiles’ legal experience also includes work as a mediator in San Mateo County working both for the County and the Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center.  In her role as mediator Anita ran the mediation programs used in the Juvenile Court, the Parent-Teen Mediation Program and the Family Conferencing Program.  Her duties included administration of the three programs, volunteer training and conducting the actual mediations.

Anita now practices law as an associate with Chiles and Prochnow, LLP assisting Robert Chiles and Kenneth Prochnow with their clients and cases.  She also manages the office and serves as the marketing director for the firm.  Outside the office Anita has established and for the past thirteen years has managed a 501 (c) (3) non-profit that benefits hospitalized teenagers, the Alexandra Chiles Foundation.

Please visit the Foundation website to learn more