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Jodi Zucker Taksar

Jodi Zucker Taksar
300 E. Walnut, 1st Floor
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-356-5623
Fax: 626-796-3176
jtaksar@da.lacounty.gov

City:  Los Angeles

State Bar of California Admission Date:  Dec. 10, 1985

Education:
  • New York University School of Law, LLM, degree, Taxation, 1985
  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D. degree, Cum Laude, 1984
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. degree, sociology, 1980

Employment (Current and Past):
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office; 2000 – present
    • Deputy-in-Charge, Victim Impact Program, Pasadena Branch, January 2013 – present
    • Deputy District Attorney, Family Violence Unit, Specialized Prosecution, 2010 – 2013
    • Deputy District Attorney, Victim Impact Program, Pasadena, vertical prosecution of  domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse and family violence cases, 2008 – 2010
    • Deputy District Attorney, 2000 – 2008
  • Wilner, Klein & Siegel, Civil Litigation Attorney, 1986 – 2000
  • Wall & Winder, Tax Attorney, 1985 – 1986

State Bar Activities: Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation, member, 2014 – present

Local Bar Activities:
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association:
    • Criminal Justice Section, Executive Committee, including Chair
    • Delegation to the 2012 Conference of California Bar Associations, member
    • Delegation to the 2013 Conference of California Bar Associations, member

Other:

  • Shalom Institute and Conference Center, Board of Directors, including Vice President
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Training, Child Sexual Assault