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Jenny Andrews

Director of Training, Santa Barbara County Office of the Public Defender

Santa Barbara, CA

Jim Bethke

Executive Director, Chief Defender, Lubbock Private Defender Office

Lubbock, TX

Lindsay Blouin

Deputy Chief District Defender, East Baton Rouge Office of the Public Defender

Baton Rouge, LA

Bonnie Blumert

Assistant Public Defender, Oklahoma County Public Defender

Oklahoma City, OK

Alex Bunin

Chief Defender, Harris County Public Defender’s Office

Houston, TX

Maureen Cain

Director of Legislative Policy and External Communications, Colorado State Public Defender

Denver, CO

Jeff Chorney

Deputy Public Defender, Alameda County Public Defender

Oakland, CA

Tex Clark

Assistant Federal Public Defender, Federal Public Defender

Portland, OR

Cathryn Crawford

Litigation Director, Lawndale Christian Legal Center

Chicago, IL

Marilena David-Martin

Training Director, State Appellate Defender Office

Detroit, MI

Kevin Davis

Assistant Public Defender, Law Office Of The Public Defender Augusta Judicial Circuit

Augusta, GA

Jenny Egan

Chief Attorney, Maryland Office of the Public Defender - Baltimore City Juvenile Division

Baltimore, MD

Teresa Enriquez

Executive Chief Assistant Public Defender, Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office

Miami, FL

Alice Fontier

Managing Director, Criminal Defense Practice, The Bronx Defenders

New York, NY

Wiley Franklin

Assistant Public Defender IV, Office of the Circuit Public Defender - Atlanta Judicial Circuit

Mableton, GA

Ricardo Garcia

Public Defender for the County of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Public Defender

Los Angeles, CA

Meghan Garvey

Staff Attorney, Orleans Public Defenders

New Orleans, LA

Catherine Gonzalez

Staff Attorney, Brooklyn Defender Services

Brooklyn, NY

Andrew Gordon

Associate Director, The Legal Rights Center

Minneapolis, MN

Kenneth Hardin

Staff Attorney, Felony Trial Division, Harris County Public Defender's Office

Houston, TX

Danielle Harris

Deputy Public Defender and Felony Manager, San Francisco Public Defender

San Francisco, CA

Emily Herbert

Deputy Public Defender, Nashville Defenders

Nashville, TN

Nyasa Hickey

Immigration Counsel, Brooklyn Defender Services

Brooklyn, NY

Gordon Hill

Criminal Practice and Policy Director

King County Department of Public Defense, Seattle, WA

Keisha Hudson

Deputy Chief Defender, Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender

Norristown , PA

Jonathan Ibarra

Assistant Public Defender, New Mexico Law Offices of the Public Defender

Albuquerque, NM

Margaret Johnson

Racial and Ethnic Disparity Practice Coordinator, Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office

South Milwaukee, WI

Dayna Jones

Chief Public Defender, Mescalero Apache Tribe Office of the Public Defender

Mescalero, NM

Kacy Anne Jones

Attorney, Metropolitan Public Defenders

Portland, OR

Michael Kabakoff

First Assistant Public Defender, Mecklenburg County Public Defender

Charlotte, NC

Maryanne Kaishian

Staff Attorney, Brooklyn Defender Services

Brooklyn, NY

Sajid Khan

Deputy Alternate Defender, Santa Clara County Alternate Defender

San Jose, CA

Anita Khandelwal

Director, King County Department of Public Defense

Seattle, WA

Shana Knizhnik

Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society - Manhattan Criminal Defense Practice

Brooklyn, NY

Era Laudermilk

Deputy of Policy and Strategic Planning, Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender

Chicago, IL

Daniel Lew

Chief Public Defender, 6th District - Northeastern Minnesota

Duluth, MN

Claire Madill

Assistant Public Defender (Appeals Division), Office of the Public Defender, 15th Judicial Circuit of the State of Florida

West Palm Beach, FL

Chrissy Madjar

Staff Attorney, Kentucky Innocence Project and Education Branch, Department of Public Advocacy

Frankfort, KY

Candace Mitchell

Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Washington, DC

Mary Moriarty

Chief Public Defender, Hennepin County Public Defender's Office

Minneapolis, MN

Prya Murad

Trial Attorney, San Francisco Public Defender's Office

San Francisco , CA

Eli Northrup

Associate Special Counsel to the Criminal Defense Practice, The Bronx Defenders

New York, NY

Iveliz Orellano

Assistant Public Defender, Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender

Chicago, IL

Tracy Paner

Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender

Richmond, VA

John Piro

Chief Deputy Public Defender & Legislative Liaison, Clark County Public Defenders Office

Las Vegas , NV

Manohar Raju

San Francisco Public Defender, San Francisco Public Defender's Office

San Francisco, CA

Jennifer Roth

Deputy Appellate Defender, Kansas Appellate Defender Office

Topeka, KS

Mike Ryan

Staff Counsel - Legislative Policy Development Rotation, Committee for Public Counsel Services

Boston, MA

Jeff Sherr

Training Director, National Association for Public Defense

Versailles , KY

Traci Smith

Chief Public Defender, Minnehaha County Public Defender

Sioux Falls, SD

Nate Wade

Assistant Public Defender/Legislative Advocate, Pima County Office of the Public Defender

Tucson, AZ

Brendon Woods

Public Defender, Alameda County Public Defender's Office

Oakland, CA