On Justice Todd’s Daughter, Mia Doi Todd

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People used to say to my daughter, “Oh, do you want to be a lawyer like your mother?” And my daughter said, “Oh, no. Lawyers don’t spend enough time with their children.” But the other thing that I remember she said…she was about two and a half or so, and I took her down to the courthouse with me one day, and my next door neighbor was Bob Higa—a wonderful, wonderful judge and dear, dear friend. So I introduced my daughter to Bob Higa and she looked at him, she looked at me, and she said, “I didn’t know men could be judges!” which I thought was wonderful.

Date: July 10, 2012
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Lawrence Lan
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum; Japanese American Bar Association

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