Easy to spot in a crowd, Small was known for her bright, colorful clothes, silver Western-style jewelry, and a sharp intellect that prompted Mayor Willie Brown and other city politicos to rely on her counsel. Friends say Brown often referred to her as “my lawyer.”

“They really listened to her,” said Small’s former boss, former City Attorney Louise Renne. “That’s sometimes difficult in the public sector.”

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