Anaheim, CA. (February 5, 2018) – The Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center announces the addition of Intellectual Property Attorney Susan Crockett to its Board of Directors. Susan is a Managing Partner of the patent and trademark law firm of Crockett & Crockett in Mission Viejo, where she works with high technology clients, prosecutes patent applications in diverse areas of technology, and advises on trademark and patent infringement issues.
Before becoming an intellectual property lawyer, Susan spent nine years as an engineer specializing in hardware design, software design, and integration and technical marketing. She started her career at General Dynamics, where she designed Automatic Test Equipment for the Cruise Missile Program. She also led teams of engineers designing and integrating flight software for the Atlas Centaur rocket system. Susan graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and went on to earn an MBA from National University and a JD from Southwestern University School of Law, graduating summa cum laude.
Susan has been involved with the Child Abuse Prevention Center in an informal capacity for years. Most notably, she has run on the Child Abuse Prevention Center team for the annual Ragnar SoCal relay, a 200-mile race from Huntington Beach to San Diego, gaining sponsorships and donations for the non-profit organization.
“Sue has been such an outstanding and enthusiastic supporter of child abuse prevention over the years – supporting our events, raising awareness, and volunteering her time. We are excited to have her leadership and commitment to bring positive change on our Board,” says Scott Trotter, Executive Director of the Child Abuse Prevention Center.
About The Child Abuse Prevention Center
The Child Abuse Prevention Center (CAPC) is Orange County’s leading not-for-profit organization focused exclusively on the prevention of child abuse. The early intervention programs of the Prevention Center have a well-documented record of working to prevent child abuse before it occurs by strengthening family bonds and increasing parent education and support. The Child Abuse Prevention Center is committed to quality direct services for at-risk children and their families, and has reached over 340,000 children and parents since its inception in 1983.
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