2019 CORPORATE PARTNER HONOREE
2019 BRUCE FISHER COMMUNITY PARTNER HONOREES
Patricia Lee, Managing Attorney, Juvenile Division, San Francisco Office of the Public Defender
Patti has been a Deputy Public Defender in San Francisco since 1978 and has been practicing in the juvenile courts since 1981. She currently manages the Juvenile Division at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. Among many other leadership duties and juvenile justice reform initiatives, she is also president of the Pacific Juvenile Defender Center, a non-profit established to preserve the integrity of the juvenile justice system in California. She is also an active board member of the Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice.
Her advocacy of children extends beyond the courtroom and into the community. She is a founding member of the Young Women’s Freedom Center, a peer-led organization that hires at-risk young women to provide outreach and advocacy for young women who have lived or are living in the streets and have worked or are working in the sex industry or other street economies.
Katherine Weinstein Miller, Chief of Alternative Programs & Initiatives, Office of San Francisco’s District Attorney
Katherine Weinstein Miller is the Chief of Programs and Initiatives in the Office of San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, where she oversees the office’s Collaborative Courts, Mental Health, Neighborhood Courts and Juvenile Units, as well as initiatives focused on restorative justice and young adults. She is a member of Columbia University Justice Lab’s Emerging Adult Justice Learning Community and Bar Association of San Francisco’s Criminal Justice Task Force.
Prior to joining the DA’s Office, Katy worked at the San Francisco Mayor’s Office, where she oversaw juvenile justice policy and program development, and at the Delancey Street Foundation, where she worked in collaboration with the City to reform San Francisco’s juvenile justice system. Before entering the field of policy and programs, Katy was a deputy public defender at the San Diego Public Defender’s Office and an associate at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Katy holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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