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Robyn Kali Bacon

Robyn Kali Bacon

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Monday, July 10, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA




Robyn Kali Bacon is a deputy chief in the General Crimes Section of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, where she heads the Criminal Complaints unit. Previously, she was an AUSA in the Violent and Organized Crime Section where she prosecuted and tried numerous complex cases involving violent crime, gangs and child exploitation. Bacon was also the International Organized Crime coordinator and the co-coordinator for the Conviction and Sentencing Alternatives ("CASA") program, a joint pre-trial diversion program operated by the U.S. Attorney's Office, the Federal Public Defender, the district court and U.S. Pretrial Services aimed toward providing an alternative to incarceration for certain federal defendants. Before joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Bacon was a litigation associate at Munger, Tolles and Olson.

Bacon is a graduate of Harvard Law School, USC Film School and Harvard University.

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The Washington Post
February 14, 2018
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