Chanpone Sinlapasai JD ’02
Chanpone Sinlapasai JD ’02 was appointed by Oregon Governor Kate Brown JD ’85 to the Multnomah County Circuit Court. Prior to her appointment, Sinlapasai’s practice focused on federal immigration law. She has previously worked in related legal areas, including immigrant refugee, antitrafficking, and domestic violence matters. Sinlapasai also brings personal experience with the immigration process, as she came to the United States as a Laotian refugee when she was four years old. She is the past chair of the Oregon Commission on Asian Pacific Islander Affairs, and has also served on the the Mexican Consulate Protection Team, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Citizens Academy, the Immigrant Refugee Community Organization Advisory Board, and several antitrafficking task forces.
See “Protecting the Vulnerable” in the winter 2017 issue of the Chronicle.