Faculty News

UCLA Law Magazine | Fall 2020

Wang Honored as ‘Trailblazer’ by Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Karin Wang, executive director of the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy, was named by the Asian Pacific American Bar Association as a Recent Trailblazer in the Law during a virtual ceremony in July.

Wang joined UCLA Law in 2018 after a long tenure of leadership and advocacy at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles. There, she oversaw litigation, legal services, policy advocacy, pro bono and communications strategies, and she directed the group’s immigrant rights project, helping secure public benefits for low-income and limited English-speaking immigrants.