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Barbara Eiland McCallum, American lawyer. Bar: California, United States District Court (northern and eastern districts) California 1967, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit). Recipient Soroptomist Women Helping Women award, 1977, 79-80, 85-86.


McCallum, Barbara Eiland was born on January 1, 1938 in Fresno, California, United States. Daughter of Edward Marvin Walker and Alma Bernice (Pratt) Rubes.


University of California at Los Angeles. Santa Monica City College. McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific (Juris Doctor, 1967).

Recipient, Bancroft-Whitney Award in Torts and Real Property Future Interest.


Attorney Coben & Eiland, Sacramento, 1967-1968. Sole practice, 1968-1970. Partner Wong, McCallum & McCallum, 1970-1974, McCallum & McCallum, Sacramento, since 1974.

Attorney State Bar Volunteer Legal Services, Sacramento, since 1984, member executive committee family law section, 1977-1980.


  • Other Work

    • Columnist: The Ethics Corner, Family Law News, 1970s.


Member, parliamentarian El Dorado Democratic Center Committee, 1974-1978. Chairperson El Dorado County Commission on Status of Women, 1978-1979, 85—. Member California Senate Select Committee on Long Range Planning's Industrial Competitiveness Task Force, 1985-1986.

Member National Panel Arbitrators Better Business Bureau. Member Women Lawyers Sacramento (past. president), Placerville Business and Professional Women (president 1977-1978), Capital District Business and Professional Women (president 1981-1982, Woman of Achievement award 1980), El Dorado Women's Information Center (president 1979-1984), Sacramento Community Commission Women (past president), California Legislation Roundtable (past vice chair), National Women Lawyers, California Women Lawyers, Sacramento County Bar Association (council member 1971-1972, 80-82), International Women Lawyers (past world council member), California Federation Business Professional Women (writer, editor newsletter 1980, writer legislation column 1980-1985, writer newspaper 1986, legislation advisory 1975-1987), National Organization of Women (national task force rights of women in marriage since 1987), Women, Family & Work Coalition, (legislation coconv. since 1984, legislation advocate since 1987). Clubs: Comstock (California).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, painting, rugmaking.


Married Murray Lee Eiland, February 25, 1955 (divorced 1965). Married Donald George McCallum, April 28, 1970.

Edward Marvin Walker Rubes

Alma Bernice (Pratt) Rubes

Murray Lee Eiland

Donald George McCallum