Professor Miye Goishi graduated from University of California, San Diego, B.A. Biology (1975) and Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D. (1981). She joined the UC Hastings faculty in 1992 after 11 years of practice in the San Francisco Bay Area public interest community. She specialized in housing work at both Legal Aid of Marin and Contra Costa Legal Services Foundation. In 2008 she became the Director of the Civil Justice Clinic. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Public Interest Law Project.
Professor Goishi grew up in the East Bay community of Livermore and always knew she would return to the Bay Area after school to take advantage of its temperate climate and progressive politics.
Courses Taught: Roles and Ethics in Practice, Asian Pacific Americans and the Law, Civil Justice Clinic - Individual Representation, and Civil Justice Clinic – Mediation Clinic
Expertise: Poverty Law and Clinical Legal Education
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