On August 18, 2017, Susan was a panel speaker on “Gender Issues in the Courtroom” at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. This program was presented by Bridgeport Continuing Education, a California State Bar MCLE provider.
On August 10, 2018, Susan Yu spoke at Bridgeport’s MCLE seminar on “What Makes Jurors Tick?” As one of the seminar faculty members (and the only woman trial lawyer on the panel), Susan focused on “Opening Statements - Developing Themes and Framing Your Case.”
In March 2017, Susan was a co-moderator of a legal educational seminar that she created entitled "Civility and Professionalism in the Practice of Law - What Does This Mean for Women Lawyers Today?” This seminar featured U.S. District Court Judge Dolly Gee, LA County Superior Court Judge Laura Seigle, and ADR Mediator Cynthia Pasternak.
In May 2016, Susan presented and interviewed CA Supreme Court Associate Justice Goodwin Liu on access to justice, gender bias and related issues at the APAWLA’s annual installation.
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]
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]
Susan Yu was a guest speaker at Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu, California on April 14, 2011. She spoke to law students and faculty about the demands and satisfactions of being a trial lawyer and a mom.
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 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]