Nahal Iravani-Sani

Deputy District Attorney at County of Santa Clara (California)

Nahal Iravani-Sani

Nahal Iravani-Sani

Deputy District Attorney at County of Santa Clara (California)

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Nahal Iravani-Sani is a Deputy District Attorney in Santa Clara County, California. She has been a criminal prosecutor with the office since 1995 having been the sole lead trial attorney on a variety of felonies through all phases of the criminal justice system. Her assignments have included serving on Central Felonies, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Wards, Narcotics, Consumer Fraud and Environmental Protection units. She is currently assigned to the Sexual Assault Unit where she prosecutes rape, child molestation, and human trafficking cases.

Iravani-Sani earned her B.A. in 1990 from the University of California, Irvine in Social Ecology, with an emphasis in Criminology and Legal Studies, and her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1993.

Iravani-Sani is an instructor of Trial Advocacy at Stanford Law School as well as Trial Techniques at Santa Clara University School of Law. She also serves on the Santa Clara County Bar Association Judiciary Committee, entrusted with reviewing judicial candidates and making recommendations to the Governor.

As an immigrant to the United States at a young age, Iravani-Sani is passionate about her role as an ambassador of the Iranian-American community, and giving back to her adopted country. She has served in leadership positions on key nonprofit and professional community organizations, including the boards of Pars Equality Center, the Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) and the Iranian American Bar Association (IABA), including as its President in 2011-2012.

Iravani-Sani has been recognized by the San Francisco Minority Bar Coalition with a Unity Award for her work in promoting the cause of diversity in the legal profession. She is also the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award by the Iranian American Bar Association. Ms. Iravani-Sani lives in the Silicon Valley with her husband and their two sons.

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Founder at Pars Equality Center

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Former Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

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Senior Manager of Law Enforcement Accountability at National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc.

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Member, Advisory Board at Pars Equality Center

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Corporate & Government Affairs Counsel at Synopsys, Inc.

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Executive Director at American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California

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Director of Public Health at County of Santa Clara (California)

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Deputy Commissioner of Civil Marriages at County of Santa Clara (California)

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Associate at Miller Law Group PC

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Deputy District Attorney at County of Santa Clara (California)
Education
JD
Class of 1993

Santa Clara University School of Law will educate its students to meet the challenges of a legal profession and society that are increasingly global, technologically sophisticated, and diverse. In fulfilling this vision, the Law School will educate its students to become lawyers of competence, conscience, and compassion. The Law School will also advance knowledge and justice through scholarship and service.

BA in Social Ecology

University of California, Irvine is a public research university located in Irvine, California and one of the 10 general campuses in the University of California (UC) system. UCI's Orange County campus is the fifth-largest in the UC system. UC Irvine is considered a Public Ivy and became a member of the Association of American Universities in 1996, and is the youngest university to hold membership. It also administers the UC Irvine Medical Center, a large teaching hospital; the UC Irvine Health Sciences system in the City of Orange; the University of California, Irvine, Arboretum; and a portion of the University of California Natural Reserve System.

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Deputy District Attorney
Current

Santa Clara County, California, officially the County of Santa Clara, is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,781,642. The county seat is San Jose, the tenth-most populous city in the United States.

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Board Member
Prior

Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans is an American private company located in Washington, DC, with operations in US. The firm operates a political action committee.The company's website shows the following as a description of the firm: The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans (PAAIA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian organization that represents the interests of the Iranian American community before U.S. policymakers and the American public at large.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

The mission of Pars Equality Center is to offer and solicit social and legal support for all members of the Iranian American community, including refugees, asylees and immigrants. Our goal is to engage all of our community in the effort to learn and defend our rights and responsibilities as members of the American society.

Member, Judiciary Committee
Current

TO SERVE THE LEGAL PROFESSION AND THE GENERAL WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY.

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