Pearl Kan joined Wittwer Parkin LLP in 2015.
Ms. Kan began her law practice in the Salinas office of California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) as an Equal Justice Works Fellow. At CRLA she worked on an environmental justice legal initiative to help communities gain access to safe and affordable drinking water in light of widespread nitrate contamination of groundwater wells in the Salinas Valley.
She received her JD from UC Davis School of Law in 2013. During law school, she focused on environmental law and practice. She interned for the Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program as well as for the Environmental Defense Fund. Ms. Kan also served as judicial extern for Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court.
Ms. Kan graduated from the University of Chicago with honors in Comparative Literature and fulfilled a Fulbright Scholarship in Kingston, Jamaica before entering law school. She enjoys reading, trail running, and hiking in beautiful Santa Cruz.