On 7.27.17 our SD Chapter held their annual "Prosecutors and Future Prosecutors Mixer." Attorneys from the US Attorney's Office, DA's office, Attorney Generals, and SD City Attorney's office met with law students and interns interested in pursuing careers in prosecution.
On July 20, 2017 NAPIPA put on a Trial Skills Workshop at the USPTO in San Jose for the NAPABA Western Regional Conference. Special thanks to APABA-SV (especially President Hogene Choi) for helping put this wonderful event together.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm The Art of Jury Selection (https://www.apabasv.com/workshop-1)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm The Importance of Opening Statements & the Power of Closing Arguments
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Get the Jury On Your Side - Tips for Effective Direct/Cross Examination
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Federal Trial Practice
Please see APABA-SV website for more information.
ON 5.24.17 NAPIPA proudly co-sponsored PALSD's 3rd Annual Trial Reenactment. Included in the cast were Professor Peter Irons, who worked on the Fred Korematsu and Gordon Hirabayahshi coram nobis motions to vacate their convictions, and NAPIPA SD Chapter President Fanny Yu. Also present were Jerri Malana (past SD County Bar association president), District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, and Superior Court Judge David Danielsen (Criminal Presiding). NAPIPA SD Chapter Board Members Brandon Kimura and Connie Wu also attended the event.
On March 31, 2017, NAPIPA helped celebrate Santa Clara University’s 36th Annual APALSA Banquet along with Keynote Speaker California Assemblyman Evan Low. Congratulations SCU APALSA and keep up the great work!!!
On March 30, 2017 NAPIPA New York Chapter President Kin Ng was part of a panel discussion at City University of New York (CUNY)'s panel “Diversifying Public Interest and Advancing Minority Interests Through a Career in Prosecution."
On February 22, 2017 NAPIPA held a Prosecutors' Panel at UC Hastings School of Law. NAPIPA members and hiring deputy district attorneys from Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Marin County, and Sacramento County talked with law students about what their respective offices were looking for in regard to interns and deputy district attorneys. After the panelists answered questions from a moderator, they fielded questions from the audience and then reviewed the law students' resumes to provide them with advice on how to better present themselves when applying at prosecution offices.
Special thanks to Mai Buell for organizing.