Donna C. Chin

Pro Bono Activities

Ms. Chin is a graduate of Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, as well as New York University School of Law (J.D., LL.M.).

Ms. Chin currently serves as CEO for BOB Fund for Children, Inc., ("BOB Fund" & www.bobsfund.org) a public charity that is tax-exempt under IRC section 501(c)(3) and whose mission is to support children and young adults affected by cancer in the family. BOB Fund supports the establishment of scholarships and camp programs for financially needy children and young adults experiencing family cancer. BOB Fund promotes public awareness of, and assists with, the financial and emotional hardships on children in families where resources have been depleted by cancer treatment.

Ms. Chin has served on the Boards of Directors for: National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (VP, 2000-04; Treasurer, 1998-2000); NAPABA Law Foundation (1998-2004); American Bar Association CLEO (2006-09); and APALA/NJ, Inc. (President, 1997-98). Ms. Chin's pro bono activities also have included service on New Jersey Supreme Court Committees on Model Civil Jury Charges (2002-04), Women in the Courts (2000-02), Fee Arbitration, (1997-2000), Chair, Essex County VB (1999-2000), and on the State of New Jersey's Asian American Commission (2002-03). She has been active in community and professional non-profit organizations, including AAHC (1999-2004) and NYS PTA (Boynton, 2008-10). As a member of local community groups and national non-profit organizations, Ms. Chin has organized countless fundraisers, programs, and events.

Ms. Chin also has lectured extensively on appellate advocacy and legal writing; she has taught as an adjunct, then coadjutant, professor at Seton Hall University School of Law and Rutgers Law School-Newark. She regularly serves as a mock judge, and has spoken on career panels at New York University School of Law, Rutgers Law School, Seton Hall University, and Lucent Technologies. Ms. Chin has taught and graded over 450 law students, and has mentored many more through professional association programs.

 

 

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