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Parveen Tumber, Esq.

Parveen Kaur Tumber is a local mother and attorney actively engaged in the community. She has served as an attorney representing employees in disputes with their employers, including educators, for over a decade. In that respect, she has achieved the distinguished honor of being nominated as a California Super Lawyer- Rising Star each year from 2014 through 2020.

Parveen grew up in an immigrant household where education was the highest priority. Her mother, a retired elementary school teacher with 43 years of service, emphasized the value of education from a young age. Prior to pursuing her law degree, Parveen served as an educator to adult students with special needs at Laney College in Oakland, California. She also served as a tutor for autistic children in immigrant communities internationally.

Throughout her career, Parveen has worked towards policies that improve the quality of living for working families. As a West Sacramento Planning Commissioner, she supported applicants that promote diversity, equal employment and job development, and community engagement. As an attorney, she continues to work to educate individuals on state and federal employment law and has represented individuals and organizations on a pro bono basis, including educators. She has testified on employment policies to the Senate Judiciary Committee and lobbies for workplace rights continuously. As an elected delegate to the California Democratic Party, Parveen has been tireless in her efforts to organize the community and build towards social and economic equality for all. She believes in working toward goodness and justice with the ultimate goal of leaving a better world for her daughters and future generations.

Honors and Memberships

  • California Employment Lawyers Association- Legislative Committee (Former)
  • Board Chair, Center for Workers' Rights (Former)
  • Co-President, American Sikh Public Affairs Association (former)
  • Board Member, Harry S. Truman Club
  • Planning Commissioner, City of West Sacramento, California (Former)
  • Elected Delegate, Assembly District 7, California Democratic Party (Former)
  • Member, South Asian Bar Association (Former)
  • Member, Junior League of Sacramento (Former)
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California (Former)
  • Chair, South Asian Woman Attorney's Network-SABA Northern California (Former)
  • Board Member, South Asian Bar Association of Northern California Foundation (Former)

Legal Memberships

  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Member, United States District Court: Northern District
  • Member, United States District Court: Eastern District


  • Sacramento Magazine, Top Lawyer, 2017-2019
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2018-2022
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2014-2018

Awards &

  • Super Lawyers - 5 Years
  • Yelp
  • BBB A+
  • Avvo - Top Attorney Employment
  • Super Lawyers - Thomspn Reuters 2014
  • Elite Lawyer 2018
  • Client Distinction Award 2015
  • Avvo - Top Attorney Personal Injury
  • Martindale Champion
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Alignable
  • Avvo Clients Choice Award 2018
  • Alignable Recommended
  • Elite Lawyer 2018
  • Beverly HIlls Bar Association
  • Avvo Reviews
  • LexisNexis
  • Long Beach Bar
  • Alignable
  • The Premier Prospector

Client Testimonials

  • “Patient and Thorough”
    David read through my contract and explained it thoroughly to me, answering every question that I had. He is knowledgeable and a very nice person, and I will be use him again.
    - Former Client
  • “I would highly recommend this law office.”
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    - Former Client
  • “[David] was able to guide me through all my options”
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    - Shwetha G.
  • “I didn't feel rushed and I felt heard, which is important for over-the-phone consultations.”
    I was looking for every possible solution to my legal inquiry, and David was really helpful. He is knowledgeable about many legal facets and took the time to educate me about the pros and cons of different choices I could make. He provided cheaper options I can take, which is important for me to consider as a student seeking legal advice. I didn't feel rushed and I felt heard, which is important for over-the-phone consultations. I see myself contacting David again, he's great!
    - Taylor M.
  • “Very professional and I would most definitely recommend them to friends and family”
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  • “Mr. Payab is extremely wise and I absolutely give him a five star, first class rating.”
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    - Shy D.
  • “He gave me the best possible advice and several different options.”
    David is amazing, he gave me the best possible advice and several different options. He explained the pros/cons of each option and let me decide how to proceed.
    - Sai A.

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