Major Fellowship Activities: Kaseoru focused on the International Criminal Court and the Campaign to End Genocide Project. He worked on projects to decrease defense spending, and supported preventive diplomacy and peace building. He produced a survey of alternative proposals for funding U.N. peacekeeping, (“The Cost of Peace: Alternative for Funding U.N. Peace Activities”) which was circulated and used for a talk at the Hague Appeal for Peace. He wrote a short paper on the ICC, arguing that it is not contrary to U.S. interests. He also wrote and provided research for two articles for WFA’s quarterly newsletter (July 1999).
Current Activities: Kaseoru is a Deputy Attorney General in the California Department of Justice, Civil Division, Health Quality Enforcement Unit, where he is primarily responsible for prosecuting disciplinary proceedings against physicians, psychologists, doctors of podiatric medicine, acupuncturists, physical therapists, and other health care licensees and applicants. He was previously an Assistant Public Defender in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and represented individuals in the county who are charged with serious felonies and are unable to afford private legal counsel. In 2018 he was officially promoted to Homicide Attorney. He was previously a Felony Trial Attorney, handling serious felony matters in Prince George’s County Circuit Court. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (MCDAA). He was also admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court. He was previously a law clerk at the Prince George’s County Public Defender’s office and was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in December 2011. He graduated from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in May 2011 with a concentration certificates in Social Justice and Criminal Law and Outstanding Achievement in Pro-bono. He volunteered at the General Assistance Advocacy Project, which consists of helping low income and marginalized citizens obtain benefits, and was one of the two Student Co-Presidents of G.A.A.P. in his 3L year. He was an elected representative of the school student government in his first and second years as well as its Treasurer during his 3L year. He was a member of the Hastings Race & Poverty Law Journal his 2L and 3L years as well as a Senior Notes Editor and the Acquisitions Editor for his 3L year. Through his work with the group Hastings Homeless Legal Services he was able to assist two homeless individuals obtain permanent housing. Throughout law school he interned at three different public defender’s offices. Previously, he graduated from the Georgetown University Summer Intensive Paralegal Certificate Program and worked as a litigation Paralegal with O’Melveny & Myers, LLP in Washington, DC.