July 9, 2013 > Phong La
Submitted By the office of Gov. Brown
Phong La, 36, of Fremont, has been appointed to the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs. La has been an attorney at the Law Office of Phong H. La since 2008. He has been vice president and general counsel at PTR Manufacturing Inc. and general counsel at Sai La Family LP since 2004. La was an adjunct professor at San Jose City College from 2007 to 2011 and a trial attorney at Kimball Tirey and St. John LLP from 2005 to 2006.
La is treasurer of the Newark Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, co-president of APA Democratic Caucus of Alameda County and a member of the City of Fremont Human Relations Commission. He is a board member of Bay Area Women Against Rape, the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association and the Asian Americans for Good Government Political Action Committee.
La earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. La is a Democrat.