E-Discovery in Government Investigations and Criminal Litigation

April 13, 2012

In April, 2012, Susan spoke on a panel to discuss the complexity and challenges of E-Discovery issues in white collar criminal cases. Dealing with electronically stored information (ESI), for clients, prosecutors and defense attorneys, over the years has steadily grown in cost and complexity with little guidance provided by courts and none from the rules. [read more]

Susan Yu Judges the 2011 National Civil Trial Competition at Loyola Law School

November 12, 2011

  November 10-12, 2011   Susan Yu was a Judge for the 10th Annual National Civil Trial Competition at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, a three-day invitational tournament open to all ABA accredited law schools who have demonstrated excellence in mock trial training and competitions.  Susan judged the final round. Sixteen schools were invited to compete.

Federal Criminal Practice Seminar: Jury Trials in a “Diverse” Venue

August 19, 2011

On August 19, 2011, Susan spoke at a full-day Continuing Legal Education (CLE) trial seminar presented by the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Ohio and the Federal Bar Association Northern Ohio Chapter in Cleveland, Ohio. Susan discussed her insights and strategies in jury selection, opening statement, and cross-examination in a diverse California federal [read more]

Winning Approach to Trial Strategies, Jury Selection, Opening Statement, and Cross-Examination

May 05, 2011

Susan Yu was a CLE speaker at the 2011 Litigation Counsel of America’s Spring Conference & Induction of Fellows, held at the Montage Laguna Beach Hotel in Laguna Beach, California from May 4 through May 6, 2011. The conference was designed for Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America to enhance their trial skills, to [read more]

Susan Yu Has Judge Dismiss Felony Sexual Assault Charges Against Car Racer

July 01, 2010

LITIGATION COMMENTARY & REVIEW: California Fellow Susan Yu Has Judge Dismiss Felony Sexual Assault Charges Against Car Racer Litigation Commentary & Review (June/July 2010) For 3 years, the Ventura County California District Attorney's Office remained steadfast about prosecuting a 34-year-old sprint car racer, Ronnie Case. Mr. Case was charged with 5 felony counts of sexual [read more]

Judge Moves to Dismiss Charges Against Sprint Car Racer

April 14, 2010

Judge Moves to Dismiss Charges Against Sprint Car Racer By Raul Hernandez - April 14, 2010 Criminal charges against 34-year-old sprint car racer Ronnie Case of Camarillo were dismissed today at Ventura County Superior Court. Judge Bruce Young moved to dismiss the sexual assault charges after prosecutor Thomas Dunlevy told the court that the District [read more]

Babajian Acquitted of Mortgage Fraud in Federal Court

August 13, 2009

August 11, 2009 | Peter Y. Hong A Beverly Hills real estate agent to the stars and an appraiser were convicted Monday on federal charges of conspiracy and bank fraud for their roles in a multimillion-dollar Westside real estate fraud ring, but jurors couldn't reach a verdict on another prominent agent accused of being part [read more]

A Prominent Plastic Surgeon is Exonerated of Sexual Harassment Charges

June 29, 2007

Susan Yu exonerated a prominent Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, who was accused of multiple counts of sexual harassment, lack of informed consent, and other related violations, after more than two weeks of trial before the California Medical Board in Los Angeles, CA.

Harvard Law School Presents Susan Yu as Keynote Speaker on “Controversy”

March 03, 2006

Susan C. Yu was the Keynote Speaker on "Controversy" at Harvard Law School's National Asian Pacific American Conference in March 2006.  Susan discussed her life experiences, "struggles," "obstacles," and personal triumphs as they related to the many high-stakes cases she litigated and tried.  Many lawyers, law students, law professors, and other participants from across the [read more]