Lisa Foster is the Co-Director of the Fines & Fees Justice Center, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the unjust and harmful imposition of fines and fees in the criminal legal system. A retired judge, Lisa is also the former Director of the Office for Access to Justice at the United States Department of Justice where she led the Department’s efforts on fines, fees and bail reform, as well access to counsel and legal assistance in civil, criminal and tribal courts. Prior to joining the Justice Department, Lisa served ten years as a California Superior Court Judge in San Diego where she presided over criminal, civil and family law departments. Lisa was the Presiding Judge of the San Diego Court’s Appellate Division, the Assistant Supervising Judge of the Family Division, and served as a member of the state Judicial Council Appellate Advisory Committee. Lisa graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in American Studies and received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School.
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ABOUT THE SERIES
The Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series invites noted HLS alumni to speak informally about their careers. The Series was founded 25 years ago by the late Ross E. Traphagen Jr. ’49.
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