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state attorney general

Kamala D. Harris, American state attorney general. Bar: 1990. Named Child Advocate of Year, San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Council, 2004; named one of Top 20 Young Lawyers California, Daily Journal, 1998; named to Power 150, Ebony magazine, 2008; recipient award, Crime Victims United, County Counsel Association California, Thurgood Marshall award, National Black Prosecutors Association, 2005.

Background

Harris, Kamala D. was born in 1964 in Oakland, California, United States.

Education

Howard University (Bachelor of Arts). University of California Hastings College of the Law (Juris Doctor).

Career

Deputy district attorney Office District Attorney, Alameda County, California, 1990—1998, managing attorney career criminal unit San Francisco, 1998—2000, head city attorney's division on families and children, 2000—2004, district attorney, 2004—2010. Attorney general State of California, Sacramento, since 2011.

Achievements

  • Bar: 1990.

Membership

Co-chair Lawyers' Committee Civil Rights. President board directors Partners Ending Domestic Abuse. Founder mentoring program San Francisco Museum Modern Art.

Founder Coalition to End Exploitation of Kids.