Judicial Nominees Evaluation (JNE) Commission

California State Bar
San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA
Susan Yu served as JNE Commissioner for the California State Bar, which investigates and evaluates candidate lawyers and commissioners who have applied to the Governor’s office for an appointment to trial courts, courts of appeal, and the California Supreme Court throughout the State of California.

Judicial Appointments Committee

Los Angeles County Bar Association
Los Angeles, CA
Susan Yu served on the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Judicial Appointments Committee (2007 – 2014), which investigates and evaluates lawyers and commissioners who have applied to the Governor’s Office to become Judges of the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Association for Asian American Studies

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY
Susan Yu served as legal counsel to the Association for Asian American Studies, headquartered at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. As a national organization, the Association is comprised of professors, academic administrators, graduate and undergraduate students, and community leaders from North America. The Association was founded in 1979 and seeks to advance the highest professional standard of excellence in teaching and research in the field of Asian American Studies.

California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

Pomona, CA
Susan Yu donates her time to the California Polytechnic State University at Pomona Professor for a Day Program. As a Professor for a Day, she has lectured in the department of sociology in the areas of community and urban sociology, criminal justice, and sociology of culture. The program provides college students an opportunity to meet alumni and friends of Cal Poly Pomona and foster learning from professionals in the real world.

St. James’ Episcopal Church Legal Clinic

Los Angeles, CA
Susan Yu funded and opened a free legal clinic at St. James’ Episcopal Church, in Los Angeles in 2006. The church is located in the heart of the Miracle Mile district in Los Angeles. The clinic was opened to provide legal assistance to low income persons from all walks of life. For inquiries, please call the church at (213) 388-3417.

Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance (APAWLA)

Los Angeles, CA
Susan Yu is on the Executive Board of APAWLA, a women lawyer bar organization devoted to advocating, educating, mentoring, networking, and developing leadership within the profession and larger community. APAWLA’s members include lawyers, judges, and law students throughout California.

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)

Los Angeles, CA
Susan Yu has been elected to serve on the board of Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, which is devoted to advancing women lawyers and judges in the legal profession.