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George Kita, Former Juvenile Deputy District Attorney.

George Kita is an experienced and dedicated juvenile trial attorney who has handled more than 1000 juvenile cases. He previously worked as a juvenile deputy district attorney assigned to the District Attorneys Juvenile Branch. He has successfully represented children accused of crimes ranging from hate crimes, assault and battery, car jacking, car theft, armed robbery, drug possession and sales, DUI, rape, robbery, molestation and murder.

He received his Bachelor�s Degree in Criminal Justice from Cal State Los Angeles in 1988.

At Cal State L.A., he received the highest Criminal Justice Achievement award, the Rosalyn Jung and Mayor Jack Tyrell scholarships. He is also the recipient of the prestigious �Criminal Justice Leadership� award from the California Contract Cities Association, representing mayors council members and city managers from 72 California cities that contract for police services with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

He received his law degree from the University of California , Hastings College of Law in 1991, during which the university was ranked top 20 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.  During law school he worked at the California Attorney General's Office criminal division and was a judicial extern to the Honorable Presiding Justice Harry Low of the California Court of Appeals.

Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley,
and juvenile defense attorney George Kita. (Copyright 2004-2007)

He was twice selected "Trial Deputy" of the month at the Orange County District Attorney's Juvenile Division for having completed the most juvenile trials. He also taught an MCLE (minimum continuing legal education) course to the District Attorney's Juvenile Division on the subject of prosecuting juvenile passengers in a stolen car. He also served as an instructor for a POST (Peace Officers Standard and Training) certified class to a coalition of Southern California Law Enforcement Agencies including school police.

In addition to his legal advocacy for children, he has also been recognized by California's most respected & influential elected officials for his community service:

- Lieutenant Governor Commendation from the Honorable Cruz Bustamante

- California Legislature Assembly Resolution from the Honorable Richard Polanco

- State Senate Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Bob Margette

- State Senate Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Art Torres

- State Assembly Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Diane Martinez.

- State Assembly Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Joseph Montoya

- State Assembly Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Charles Calderon

- State Assembly Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Dennis Mountjoy

- L.A. Mayor Commendation from the Honorable James Hahn

- L.A. County Board of Supervisors Commendation from the Honorable Mike Antonovich

- United States Congress Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable Xavier Becerra

- United States Congress Certificate of Recognition from the Honorable David Drier

- Certificate of Appreciation, California Court of Appeals

- Outstanding Young Man of America


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