Vice Chair

Linda is a recently retired lawyer who served until Dec 2014 as Director of the California Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH), located in the California Department of General Services.  Prior to that she was Deputy Director for OAH.  Prior to going over to OAH, she served as Chief Counsel for the Department of General Services.  She also briefly served as Chief Counsel for the California Secretary of State’s Office; Senior Assistant Attorney General for the Government Section in the California Attorney General’s Office; Senior Legal Affairs Secretary in the Legal Affairs Office for Governor Gray Davis; and served as General Counsel for the California Department of Education, among other positions.  She is currently a member of the Asian Bar Association of Sacramento and has been admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit and Washington DC, the Eastern, Northern, Central, and Southern Districts.  She is the 1998 recipient of the California Attorney General’s Award for Excellence and has received numerous awards and recognition.  Linda graduated from UC Davis and Hastings College of Law.  She has a passion for soccer and has been active in supporting several leagues and teams over the years and is now looking forward to traveling.