The visiting practitioner program brings prominent attorneys to campus to counsel students on pursuing public interest and social justice careers and to share their work.
Spring 2016 Social Justice Visiting Practitioner
VICTOR M. HWANG
(Asian Pacific Islander (API) Legal Outreach)
“24 Years and Counting: A Career of Trials and Errors”
Victor Hwang is currently the deputy director of API Legal Outreach, a 40-year-old legal nonprofit which provides free and sliding-scale services in the areas of domestic violence and family law, immigration and immigrant rights, anti-human trafficking, elder law and abuse, housing, and public benefits. Prior to joining API Legal Outreach, Mr. Hwang has worked as a civil rights prosecutor for the City and County of San Francisco specializing in hate crimes and human trafficking, as a civil rights attorney for the Asian Law Caucus, and as a deputy public defender in Los Angeles. Aside from his work with API Legal Outreach, Mr. Hwang also operates his own law firm specializing in domestic violence and civil rights (www.RoninLawyer.com) and sits as a Police Commissioner, helping to oversee the policies and procedures of the San Francisco Police Department.
- April 7, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Social Justice
- Bannan 135
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053 United States + Google Map