National Board

PRESIDENT
PAUL JHIN

Deputy District Attorney
Santa Clara County
70 West Hedding Street, West Wing
San Jose, CA 95110
Email: pjhin@da.sccgov.org

Paul Jhin is a co-founder of NAPIPA and previously served as the Northern California Chapter Vice-President ('10-'14) and Northern California President ('14-'16). He is on the gang unit at the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office. He previously worked at the Contra Costa and San Mateo District Attorneys' offices.  He received his BA from UC Berkeley and JD from the University of San Diego. Paul served as the former President of APALSA at University of San Diego.  In his spare time he lives vicariously through his kid's sports' leagues and is a karaoke rap champion (in his own mind).

VICE PRESIDENT
KIN NG

Bureau Chief
Trial Bureau I – Red Zone
Brooklyn District Attorney's Office
350 Jay Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201
Email:  ngkin@brooklynda.org

 

Kin Ng has been an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office for over 27 years, starting in 1991.  From 1992 to 1998, Mr. Ng was a Senior Felony Trial Attorney in the Blue Zone Trial Bureau, where he tried felony level crimes ranging from Felony Assaults, Burglaries, Rapes, and Robberies to Felony Drug sales and Homicides. From 1998 to 1999, he was Deputy Bureau Chief of ECAB and Criminal Court.  From 1999 to 2007, he was eventually promoted to Bureau Chief of the Domestic Violence Bureau, and prosecuted DV homicide cases.  From 2007 to 2014, Mr. Ng was Chief of Training, responsible for coordinating and conducting training for over 500 prosecutors office-wide.  During this period, he was a member of the Ethics Oversight Committee and the Chief Liaison to the Brooklyn Asian Community.  From 2014 to 2017, he was Chief of the Immigrant Fraud Unit, which prosecuted individuals/businesses that targeted and exploited immigrants.  Currently, he is the Bureau Chief of Trial Bureau I – Red Zone.  Externally, he is an active member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) and a founding member of its Prosecutors Committee.  Mr. Ng is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business and Boston University School of Law.

 

INTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT

ESTHER KIM
Deputy Attorney General
Los Angeles, CA

EXTERNAL VICE PRESIDENT

FANNY YU

Deputy District Attorney

San Diego County District Attorney's Office

 

 

 

Fanny Yu has been a prosecutor for 17 years and is currently a Deputy District Attorney for the San Diego District Attorney’s Office in the Juvenile Division.  Ms. Yu is an expert in the areas of Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Juvenile sex assault & DV laws, and WIC827 disclosure laws.  During her 15 years with the San Diego DA’s office Ms. Yu’s prior assignments included Sex Crimes & Human Trafficking, felony trial team in North County Division, and Superior Court handling preliminary hearings.  Ms. Yu is a trainer for CDAA and trains law enforcement agencies, Child Welfare Services, Dependency attorneys, victim advocacy groups, school district personnel, medical/health community on Human Trafficking and CSEC.  Ms. Yu is a member of the San Diego County Regional Human Trafficking and CSEC Advisory Council and the San Diego Police Foundation’s SafetyNet Advisory Council.  She received her JD in 2001 from Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) and her BA in 1998 from UCLA. 

TREASURER

JOHNNY GOGO

Deputy District Attorney

Santa Clara County

Johnny Gogo is a Deputy District Attorney with the Santa Clara County D.A.'s Office.  He graduated cum laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law (San Diego) and began his career as a prosecutor with the Guam Attorney General's Office.  Johnny also worked as an associate with the business/corporate law firm of Calvo & Clark (Guam).  Currently assigned to the Community Prosecution Unit, Johnny is involved with the local high school mock trial program and with many of the local bar organizations.

 

secretary
CHRISTINA KYE

Assistant State's Attorney

Cook County, Chicago, IL
Email: christina.kye@gmail.com

 

Christina is a second generation Korean American prosecuting misdemeanor and traffic cases in Skokie. She earned her bachelor's degree in Government with concentrations in Asian American Studies and International Relations from Cornell University before continuing to the University of Illinois for her law degree. Christina is an avid Diet Coke drinker who loves ice hockey and singing.

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