Erica Yew, J.D.: In 2001, Erica became the first Asian-American woman to sit on the Superior Court in Santa Clara County.
is in the Juvenile Dependency Division and presides over the Family Wellness Court.
Erica chairs the Good Samaritan Hospital Board and sits on the boards for After School All Stars and the Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute.
also serves on a number of state-wide commissions regarding access and fairness in the courts.
She is the immediate past president of the NAPABA Judicial Council, the national Asian-American judges association.
While an attorney, Erica served on the board for Child Advocates of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and the County Advisory Commission for the Children's Shelter.
has received numerous awards for her
dedication to community service, including the Juliette Gordon Low award from the Girls Scouts of Santa Clara County and the Community Star award from AACI (Asian Americans for Community Involvement).
was also Woman of the Year in 2005 for the 24th California State Assembly District.
Born in San Jose, Erica graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and received her law degree from Hastings College of the Law.
She joined the Interplast board in 2008.