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Our Attorneys

Dedicated, passionate, and experienced.

Corey Page

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Corey Page is the founding partner of Evans & Page. Corey is a Bay Area native, and was an adjunct professor at Santa Clara University and the University of San Francisco for many years. He is a regular speaker at national conferences and has been interviewed by Los Angeles Times Magazine, National Public Radio, and local and national newspapers. Prior to starting Evans & Page, Corey worked as a corporate lawyer for Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP. He received his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law, his Bachelor of Arts from the U.C. Santa Barbara, and spent a year at Lund University in Sweden. 


Corey is honored to be the Independent General Counsel for Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA.

Corey is an experienced appellate attorney, and has handled hundreds of civil litigation cases in state and federal court. Corey has been lead counsel in state and federal civil trials and is licensed to practice in California State courts and all federal courts in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Geneva Page


Geneva Page is a partner at Evans & Page. Ms. Page was an adjunct professor of Animal Law at Santa Clara University. Ms. Page graduated from Vermont Law School (VLS). Her studies at VLS focused on animal law, and shortly after graduating she began work at the Animal Protection Institute (API) (now united with Born Free USA) in Sacramento as their Government Affairs Coordinator. At API her responsibilities included lobbying state legislators, drafting proposed legislation, legal research and testifying at legislative hearings. Ms. Page received her Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University and has studied law at the University of Reading in England and tropical conservation at the Universidad Nacional in Costa Rica.

Matthew Hamity


Matthew graduated from the University of California-Berkeley School of Law in 2014, having received the Jurisprudence Award, the Prosser Award, and an Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship.  Matthew has several years of experience litigating cases on behalf of national nonprofit organizations related to animal rights, consumer protection, constitutional rights, environmental protection, food safety, and food accessibility. Previously, he served as Director of Campaigns and Legislative Affairs for a National Non-Profit Organization. Matthew is an author or co-author of several law and policy publications, including "A Human Rights Approach to Planning Families" in Social Change and "Social Justice For Animals: Eradicating Standardized Cruelty with Transgenerational Empathy," forthcoming in Michigan State University Animal and Natural Resource Law Review. Matthew is admitted to practice in California and the Ninth Circuit.

David Blatte


After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (’90), David Blatte served as a public defender in Philadelphia. After moving to California, he taught math at Berkeley High School and served as Executive Director of Vegan Action before returning to law as an animal law attorney.


During his animal law practice. David, along with Evans & Page founding partner Corey Page, brought a suit against a foie gras producer that led to the banning of foie gras in California. His other notable cases include a ninth circuit decision expanding the rights of rodeo protesters at the Cow Palace, a California Supreme Court decision prohibiting Adidas from selling soccer shoes that contain kangaroo leather, and a suit against a vivisector in Arizona.


In addition to animal law and criminal defense, David has handled cases in a number of different areas, including legal malpractice, medical malpractice, employment law, discrimination, and personal injury.


David is author of The Vegan Imperative, director of the film Animals and the Buddha, and cofounder of Dharma Voices for Animals.

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Evans & Page

Evans & Page

2912 Diamond Street, #346, San Francisco CA 94131​
Ph:  (415) 896-5072
 (415) 358-5855

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