California Young Lawyers Association

Executive Committee

Officers

CHAIR
Anthony Lai
Pasadena

VICE CHAIR
Sharmeela Kawos, Esq.
Los Angeles

SECRETARY
Anais Martinez Aquino
Sunnyvale

TREASURER
TBD

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Jack J. McMorrow
Los Angeles

Members

Mandy Chan
Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section Liaison
San Francisco

Vacant
Business Law Section Liaison

Aimee Gill
Criminal Law Section Liaison
Porter Ranch

Marisa Choy
Environmental Law Section Liaison
Los Angeles

Sharmeela Kawos, Esq.
Family Law Section Liaison
Los Angeles

Kathryn Lafferty Ignash
Intellectual Property Law Section Liaison
San Diego

Valentina Yan
International Law and Immigration Section Liaison
Pleasanton

Janine Braxton
Labor and Employment Law Section Liaison
Sacramento

Vacant
Litigation Section Liaison

Vacant
Law Practice Management and Technology Section Liaison
San Diego

Jake Zindulka
Public Law Section Liaison
San Diego

Hailun Ying
Privacy Law Section Liason
San Mateo

Sonakshi Kapoor
Real Property Law Section Liaison
Berkeley

Vacant
Taxation Section Liaison
San Francisco

Kevin Bryce Jackson
Trusts and Estates Section Liaison
Redwood City

Vacant
Workers’ Compensation Section Liaison

Heather A. Benton
Board of Representative
Glendale

Heather Varanini
Member at Large
San Francisco

Jasmin Kaur Gill
Member at Large
Los Angeles

Benjamin R. Schwefel
Member at Large
Irvine

Advisors

Caroline Ham
Pleasanton

Payal Sinha
San Francisco

Betty Williams
Sacramento

California Lawyers Association Staff

Section Manager

Beth Pierce
Sacramento
916-670-6570

Associate Section Manager

Shannon Mullin
Sacramento
916-664-2693

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