Ashcon Minoiefar is our 2023 Civil Justice Fellow after graduating magna cum laude from UC Law SF (formerly UC Hastings). Ashcon was admitted to the California Bar in 2022. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017.
At UC Law San Francisco, Ashcon was selected as one of two Tony Patino Fellows, a merit-based scholarship society for public service. He received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in multiple courses as well as a Chancellor’s Scholarship. He was presented with the Outstanding Achievement in Pro Bono award and admitted to the law school’s Honor Society. In its first year he founded the UC Law Plaintiff’s Law Association chapter, a student organization focused on promoting plaintiff’s practice. While in law school Ashcon also served as a judicial extern to former Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and District Court Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District.
During his Fellowship year at Walkup, Ashcon is working on matters involving medical negligence, premises liability, transportation negligence and has responsibility for pleadings, law and motion, pretrial briefing and summary judgment briefing.