Kseniya Stupak was born and raised in Sevastopol, Ukraine and moved to the United States at the age of 18. Stupak taught herself English and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Iowa. Stupak went on to attend the University of Iowa College of Law, a top tier law school, where she received High Service Honors in Public Distinction. During her law school years, Stupak externed at the U.S. Attorneys’ Office for the Central District of California and Southern District of Iowa, as well as at the Federal public Defenders’ Office for the Southern District of Iowa. Stupak provided litigation support to assistant U.S. attorneys with felony and misdemeanor cases, as well as first-chaired a federal misdemeanor trial while being a second-year law student.
Throughout her career, Stupak has successfully litigated civil and criminal cases in both state and federal courts. She has worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, where she successfully litigated a wide range of civil cases. These cases included fraud, education, treasury, health and human services and small business administration issues. Stupak was able to successfully carry these matters from complaint to satisfaction of judgement time and again.
Stupak is highly involved in her community, dedicating much of her free time doing Pro Bono work for the non-native Russian-speaking citizens of Orange County, CA. She is highly involved in the Russian speaking community where she helps fellow Orange County residents with legal representation and advise.
Stupak is a member of California state bar and is actively involved in Southern California state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Stupak is a proud mother of three children: a thirteen-year-old son DJ and two-year-old twins Alexandra and Dominic.