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Karol Virginia Heppe, American lawyer, educator. Scholar, Kramer Foundation, 1984-1988, Law Students' Civil Rights Research Council, 1986, Davis-Putter Foundation, 1988, Association Cmty.-Based Education Prudential, 1988.


Heppe, Karol Virginia was born on March 14, 1958 in Vinton, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Robert Henry and Audry Virginia (Harper) Heppe.


Bachelor in Law and Society, University California, Santa Barbara, 1982. Juris Doctor, People's College Law, 1989.


Community organizer Oregon Fair Share, Eugene, 1983. Law clerk Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles, summer 1986. Development director Central American Refugee Center, 1987-1989.

Executive director Police Watch-Police Misconduct Lawyer Referral Service, 1989-1994. Instructor People's College Law, 1992-1994. Director alternative sentencing project Center Juvenile and Criminal Justice, 1994-1995.

Consultant Bay Area Police Watch, 1996. Investigator Office Citizen Complaints City and County of San Francisco, since 1998. Volunteer law clerk Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles, 1984—1986, Lane County Legal Aid Service, Eugene, 1983.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (newsletter) NLG Law Students Action, 1986, Central American Refugee Center, 1986-1989, Prison Break, 1994.


Member Coalition Human Immigrants Rights, 1991—1992, Southern California Civil Rights Coalition, 1991—1992. Board directors National Police Accountability Project Advisory Board, 1999—2003, People's College Law, 1985—1990, Law Student Civil Rights Research Council, New York City, 1986.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, gardening.


Robert Henry Heppe

Audry Virginia (Harper) Heppe