Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office Honors Two Alumnae

Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office Honors Alumnae

Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office recently honored two Santa Clara Law Alumni with special awards: Kelley Paul Kulick JD ’98, an adjunct professor at Santa Clara Law, received the Public Defender of the Year award; and Meghan Piano BS ’04, JD ’07, an alum who also worked at NCIP and has helped teach the expungement clinic, received the Heart of the Office Award.

Law Student and Center Director Honored at Charles Houston Bar Association Gala

Deborah Moss-West

In early December, the Charles Houston Bar Association (CHBA) held its 65th annual Gala. A nonprofit composed of lawyers, judges, and law students throughout northern California, the CHBA is named in honor of the legendary civil rights practitioner Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950). CHBA continues his legacy by working to address the unique challenges facing the African American community, and the organization supports the next generation of lawyers in many ways, including interviewing and resume workshops, mentoring, and access to and guidance from established Bay Area practitioners.

Volunteers Needed for Santa Clara Law Honors Moot Court Internal Program


The Santa Clara University School of Law Honors Moot Court Internal program is currently seeking volunteers to serve as Judges, Mentors, and Guest Lecturers for Spring 2021 — below are descriptions for each role. For the 2021 HMCI competition, students will explore questions concerning First Amendment protections for off-campus online student speech, and qualified immunity.