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Portrait of A. Marisa Chun

A. Marisa Chun


Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco

Judge A. Marisa Chun has served on the Superior Court of California, San Francisco County, since 2021. She is currently a criminal trial judge and previously presided over juvenile dependency cases and felony arraignments and preliminary hearings. Prior to her appointment, she was a partner at Crowell & Moring LLP, where she practiced trial and appellate litigation and white-collar criminal defense.  She served at the US Department of Justice in various capacities, including as a civil rights lawyer, a prosecutor at the US Attorney’s Offices for the Eastern District of Virginia and the District of Maryland and, from 2009 to 2013, deputy associate attorney general.  She has previously served as a board member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, president of the Korean American Bar Association of Northern California, a Coro Foundation Public Affairs fellow, and a law clerk to the Honorable Robert Boochever of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She joined PPIC’s board of directors in 2015, having previously served as PPIC’s outside counsel. She graduated from Yale University and Harvard Law School, where she served as developments editor of the Harvard Law Review.