Nina-Marie started her career at the King Hall in 2008 as a Faculty Support Administrative Assistant. She was promoted to Program Coordinator for the law school centers in 2012. At that time, the centers consisted of the California International Law Center (CILC), the California Environmental Law & Policy Center (CELPC) and the Center for Science and Innovation Studies (CSIS). In 2013, King Hall established Aoki Center for Critical Race & Nation Studies in memory of Professor Keith Aoki. Nina-Marie served as Professor Aoki’s Faculty Support Assistant and she is honored to now represent the center that carries his namesake.
She was born and raised in San Francisco and now resides in Woodland. She loves to travel, read, and is a devoted SF Giant’s fan.
Aoki Center Fellow
Ken Wang '18
Ken is a former community organizer and a recent graduate of King Hall. Before coming to law school, Ken worked in the San Francisco Bay Area organizing low-wage immigrant workers and coordinating efforts to build a multi-racial electoral alliance. During his time at King Hall, Ken served as the co-President of the Asian Pacific Law Students Association, as well as a member of the Martin Luther King Jr. Public Interest Award nominating committee. Outside of King Hall, he externed for the Honorable Goodwin Liu, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California and was an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association. Ken is very excited to be joining the Aoki Center as a legal fellow. As a fellow, Ken will be supporting the continued development of the co-curricular programming dedicated to first-generation law students at King Hall. He will also be involved in various projects ranging from policy advocacy to elections law.
John Miller '17
John is a recent graduate of King Hall. During law school, he focused his studies on environmental law and social justice. He was an active participant in the Humanitarian Aid Legal Organization, Environmental Law Society, Journal of International Law and Policy, and the King Hall Negotiations Team. Upon graduation, John received the Public Interest and Pro Bono Law Certificates, as well as the Environmental Law Certificate. John’s primary areas of interest are Native American law, legal history, and public policy. When he is not working, he enjoys watching his Dodgers, learning foreign languages, and practicing for his Cicerone certification. John is very excited to be working with Prof. Frampton and the Aoki Center’s faculty, and to serve as the Center’s first legal fellow.