More on that later, I suppose. For now, I would like to give you a profile of Los Altos (or at least the 94022 zip code) from the Claritas jury selection service on Lexis Nexis. This is the census information supposedly most helpful to trial lawyers in assessing a potential juror's fitness to serve. As Gunn grad and fellow UCLA Law student Josh Mukhopadhyay pointed out when he showed this to me today, people pay a lot of money to have this information.
JURSEL SOCIAL-GROUP: Suburban Wealthy & Affluent* (Yes, that is a backwards way of saying I will be working at the Department of Justice this summer).
JURSEL CLUSTER-NAME: Elite Super-Rich Families
JURSEL CLUSTER-CODE: 01
Percentage of US Households: 1.18%
Predominant Adult Age Range: 45-54, 55-64
Key Education Level: College Graduates
Predominant Employment: Professional
Key Housing Type: Owners, Single Unit
Socio-Economic Rank: Elite (1)
- Played tennis 20+ times last year
- Traveled to E. Europe last 3 years
- Have $200,000+ homeowners' insurance
- Watch Wall Street Week
- Read Architectural Digest
Ethnic Diversity: White, Asian