8 Participants Graduate from Riverside CASA Program
The Riverside Conviction and Sentence Alternatives (CASA) Program celebrated another graduation today with 8 particpants who successfully completed the program. The graduation ceremony was held in the U.S. Courthouse in Riverside and presided over by the Hon. Jesus Bernal, U.S. District Court Judge. Also in attendance were Hon. Virginia Phillips, Chief U.S. District Judge, and Magistrate Judge Kiya Kato. Friends and family attended the graduation ceremony. Staff from the Federal Public Defender’s Office for the Central District of California attended the graduation, led by Hilary Potashner, Jeffrey Aaron, Young Kim, and David Wasserman. CASA team members from the the U.S. Attorney’s Office and U.S. Pretrial Services Agency were also in attendance.
Check out the photo gallery of the graduation ceremony.