- Diane T. Chin
- Associate Dean for Public Service and Public Interest Law and Lecturer in Law
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Diane T. Chin oversees the Levin Center`s career development, pro bono, externship, and mentoring programs. She also teaches, plans and coordinates public interest curriculum, and engages in external relations and fundraising. In 2007, she co-edited and contributed to Beyond the Big Firm: Profiles of Lawyers Who Want Something More, and she previously served as the Levin Center`s founding director in 2003. Prior to her return to Stanford, Diane was the Director of Equal Justice Works/West, the first regional office of that national organization, outside of its Washington, D.C., headquarters. Diane also served as Associate Director of the Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice at the U.C. Berkeley School of Law and as the Executive Director for Chinese for Affirmative Action.
She began her law career as a staff attorney and Skadden Fellow for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of the Boston Bar Association when she graduated from Northeastern University School of Law, and then as a staff attorney for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. Later she worked as a housing attorney for Protection & Advocacy, Inc. and as a senior trial attorney for the Office of Citizen Complaints, San Francisco Police Commission. Diane was an adjunct member of the New College of Law faculty (Race and the Law, Constitutional Law). Her substantive areas of practice have been within the civil rights field (hate violence, police misconduct, affirmative action and housing discrimination). At Stanford, she serves as a Lecturer in Law, teaching Lawyering for Social Change and other courses.
- Mina Titi Liu
- Director of International Public Interest Initiatives
- 650 736.8088
Titi Liu is the Director of International Public Interest Initiatives at the Levin Center. She develops and implements programs that support students who are pursuing a career path in international public interest lawyering and serve as a resource for leading practitioners in the field, with a focus on transitional societies.
Titi has a long career advancing social justice issues both domestically and internationally. She was the law and rights program officer for the Ford Foundation in Beijing, China and a State Department and USAID consultant. She has been extensively published in the US and in China on the relationship between litigation and social change.
She was most recently the Executive Director of the Asian Law Caucus, the first organization in the country to promote, advance and represent the legal and civil rights of Asian and Pacific Islander communities. Prior to joining the Caucus, she was the Garvey Schubert Barer visiting professor in Asian Law at the University of Washington.
Titi holds a juris doctorate from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
- Holly Parrish
- Program & Research Coordinator
- 650. 723. 8974
Holly Parrish is the Program and Research Coordinator of the John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law. Parrish coordinates the Levin Center's various programs and works on research initiatives.
Parrish joined the Levin Center in June 2014 after serving as the Director of Student Services at Penn State Dickinson School of Law for over 6 years. Prior to that, she spent nine years at UC Berkeley Law School as its Director of Student Services. All told, Parrish has over 17 years of experience working in law school administration.
- Jory Steele
- Director, Pro Bono & Externship Programs and Lecturer in Law
- 650 725.7909
Jory Steele is the Director of Pro Bono and Externship Programs at the Levin Center and is a lecturer in law, teaching the companion course to the externship program. Prior to joining the Levin Center, Jory was both the Managing Attorney and Director of Education Equity at the ACLU of Northern California, where she engaged in litigation, policy advocacy, and legislation. In the education context, one of her primary areas of focus was challenging discriminatory discipline and student harassment based on race, gender and sexual orientation. Her other substantive areas of practice included affirmative action, public contracting, and gang injunctions.
Prior to working at the ACLU of Northern California, Jory was an attorney at the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center for almost six years, where she litigated racial and sexual discrimination cases. She also externed for the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Jory is the recipient of a number of fellowships, including a 1999 Skadden Fellowship (with the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center) and a 1993 Fulbright Fellowship to South Africa, where she researched the effects of apartheid on higher education as part of a project to integrate South Africa’s higher education system at the end of apartheid.
Jory is a graduate of Columbia Law School and holds a Master's degree in International and Public Affairs from Columbia University. She received her B.A. in International Relations from Stanford University in 1993. She is a member of the California Bar.
- Anna Wang
- Executive Director
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Anna Wang is the Executive Director of the John and Terry Levin Center for Public Service and Public Interest Law. Wang directs the career development and mentoring programs, which includes coordinating our Public Interest Alumni Mentor network. She also oversees the Levin Center’s numerous public interest funding programs and manages general operations. Wang joined Stanford in 2004 after three years as the first Executive Director of Vision New America, a nonprofit civic leadership development organization in Silicon Valley. In addition to guiding the organization's development, she instituted new voter outreach efforts, launched leadership training programs, and developed a highly successful public policy internship program targeting high school and college students. Wang received her BA with honors from UCLA and a JD from UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2001. She is a member of the California Bar.