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Prosecutors of Color: Addressing Stigma and Overcoming Other Barriers to Achieving Diversity

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Prosecutors of Color:

Addressing Stigma and Overcoming Other Barriers to Achieving Diversity



Join us for an engaging discussion of the barriers faced by people of color who choose prosecution as a career. The panel will also discuss diversity in prosecutors’ offices and the importance of attracting and hiring diverse talent. Panelists, representing state and federal prosecutorial offices from Los Angeles and Orange Counties, will speak from their personal experiences and answer questions from the audience.  


Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP as space is limited.



Thursday, October 24, 2019

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Reception to follow


UCI Law, EDU 1131

401 E. Peltason Drive

Irvine, CA 92697


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Featured Speakers


Moderated by Hon. Fred W. Slaughter, Orange County Superior Court



Tina Hooks, Deputy District Attorney, Los Angeles County Office of the District Attorney


Vib Mittal, Deputy Chief, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California


Joy Utomi, Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice. Office of the Attorney General


Geraldine Wong-Williams, Deputy District Attorney, Orange County Office of the District Attorney




This event is approved for 1 hour of Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit towards the Recognition and Elimination of Bias requirement by the State Bar of California. UC Irvine School of Law is a State Bar-approved MCLE provider.


For more information or to request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact events@law.uci.edu.