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Kathrin E. Sears

Office of the Attorney General, California Department of Justice
Supervising Deputy Attorney General
San Francisco, CA, USA


KATHRIN SEARS
 
PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

 CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE – CONSUMER LAW SECTION
  Deputy Attorney General & Supervising Deputy Attorney General
  San Francisco, California
  October 2005-Present
 GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER
  Associate & Partner
  San Francisco, Palo Alto & Washington, D.C.
  October 1989-June 1995 and March 1997-August 2005
 HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & MCAULIFFE, San Francisco, California
  Associate, August 1995-February 1997
  Legal Researcher for China Practice, 1983-1984
 THE ASIA SOCIETY, New York, New York
  Program Associate for the China Council, 1984-1985

EDUCATION
 HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Cambridge, Massachusetts
 J.D., 1989
 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan
 Ph.D., Political Science, 1985
 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle, Washington
 M.A., China Regional Studies, 1977
 CARLETON COLLEGE, Northfield, Minnesota
 B.A., Asian Studies, 1973
 

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Speaking Experience:

  • CDAA Real Estate Fraud Seminar, 2009
  • CDAA Consumer Protection Prosecution Conference, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Extensive trainings on legal issues to law firm clients, 1994-2005
  • National Employment Law Institute, San Francisco, May 2003
  • CEB, Fundamentals of Wrongful Employment Termination Practice, September 2002 and 2000
  • California Center for Judicial Education and Research, January 2001
  • City of Torrance, California, September 1995
  • N.E.H. Conference on 20th Century China, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 1986
  • China Institute, New York City, March 1986
  • Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Boston, February 1986
  • American Council of Learned Societies, New York City, February 1984
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