Carin T. Fujisaki, (Current Chair of the Board) Walnut Creek, California, was appointed in September 2003. Ms. Fujisaki serves as a judicial staff attorney for the Honorable Marvin R. Baxter of the California Supreme Court, and her work spans the entire range of civil and criminal cases, and death penalty appeals. Previously, she worked as a litigation associate at the San Francisco law firm of Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Robertson & Falk. Ms. Fujisaki has been active with the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and other local bar associations, most recently in mentoring law students and new attorneys. She also served on the Commission for Judicial Nominees Evaluation, the State Bar body that evaluates candidates seeking judicial appointments. Ms. Fujisaki earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1985 from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981 from the University of California, Los Angeles.