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District 4 Councilmember Zapien

 

Biograghy

Moses Zapien was elected in 2012 to represent the 4th District of the City of Stockton, comprising the neighborhoods of Brookside, University of the Pacific, Miracle Mile, American Legion Park, Boors Park, Wilson Way, and areas of Country Club and the Port of Stockton.

 

The son of Mexican immigrant parents who worked the farmlands along the Delta, Moses was born and raised in Stockton. He learned the value of hard work early on in life. Moses and his siblings grew up in a small, family-operated denture manufacturing business his parents started in Stockton.  He went on to become the first in his family to graduate from college. He attended both the University of the Pacific and the University of Southern California, where he graduated with high honors. Following his dreams of becoming an attorney, Moses earned his law degree from the Laurence Drivon School of Law. During law school, he served as President of the Student Bar Association, establishing the Annual Student Bar Gala to support student services. Moses is also a graduate of Leadership Stockton, and a Fellow with the American Leadership Forum, Great Valley Chapter.  

 

Moses' professional experience includes serving as the Coordinator for Senior Legal Services at El Concilio, a local nonprofit organization, and working for the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office, assisting victims of crime. He currently practices business law at the Sacramento-based Law Office of Mark Choi.

 

Moses is active in the community and serves on a number of boards. He currently serves as President of the San Joaquin County Bar Association, where he spearheaded the Association’s efforts to establish a free legal clinic to serve the needs of the greater community. Moses serves on the Board of Directors of the Library and Literacy Foundation of San Joaquin County, and has played an integral part in guiding the local Little Free Libraries movement to establish 100 neighborhood book exchanges in Stockton. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the Tiger Elementary School Mentoring Project.  

 

Moses is dedicated to serving the residents of the Stockton community. His service contribution and focus continue to be on public safety, promoting economic development to facilitate job creation, and ensuring fiscal responsibility and accountability.

 

Community Office Hours & Meetings

Councilmember Zapien maintains monthly office hours for the public, and he will hold periodic "Council On Your Corner" meetings throughout his district.  Members of the community are welcome and encouraged to drop-in for individual, one-on-one discussions with Councilmember Zapien:

 

Office Hours

Councilmember Zapien holds monthly office hours:

  • 1st Monday of each month
  • 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • City Hall, 425 N. El Dorado Street, 2nd floor, room 200A

Handicap access to the builidng is through the sliding doors under the covered parking area on the west (Center Street) side of the building.  Please take the elevator to the 2nd floor.  Parking in the area surrounding City Hall after hours is free.

 

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Contact Information

Councilmember Moses Zapien

425 N. El Dorado Street

Stockton, CA 95202

(209) 937-8244

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This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 2/18/2015