Justin Lin is a recent graduate of Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Within his political science major, his studies focused on American Politics and Political Theory, and his undergraduate honors thesis was on the political implications of Asian American group consciousness. He also studied abroad in Madrid as part of the Bing Overseas Studies Program.
While completing his undergraduate degree, Justin served as secretary of the Stanford Debate Society, and he competed in various tournaments throughout the country. In addition, he served as treasurer of People for Animal Welfare (PAW), securing funding for several speakers and animal rights events at Stanford.
Prior to joining Wood LLP, Justin worked as an intern for the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL.) His duties there involved updating the ballot measures database with numerous initiatives and referenda that would appear in the 2014 general election. He was also responsible for creating the new version of the Initiative and Referendum Legislation Database for NCSL.
Justin has also worked as a research assistant for Professor Jon Krosnick on a project analyzing voter behavior in the 2008 election. In a similar role for Professor Karen Jusko, Justin helped examine electoral geography trends and inequality. During his study in Madrid, Justin was an intern for Alianza por la Solidaridad, a global justice NGO, where he translated documents from Spanish to English, and provided summaries of important court cases in the European Court of Human Rights.
At Wood LLP, Justin provides assistance with general client work such as court filings, factual analysis and research, and client-related document management. He also provides assistance in the administrative and publishing areas of the firm.