How to Become a State or Federal Defender

New York City Bar
How to Become a State or Federal Defender
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Program Fee:
Free for Members | $15 for Non-Members
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This panel will discuss the qualifications for and application process to become a public criminal State or Federal Defender in New York. Panelists will consist of State and Federal defenders from the regions encompassing the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Jennifer Willis, Director of Strategic Litigation, Federal Defenders of New York

Tamara Giwa, Assistant Federal Defender, Federal Defenders of New York 
Karan Kukreja, Staff Attorney, Queens Defenders

Richard LaFontaine, Director of Recruitment and Senior Trial Attorney, Brooklyn Defender Services

Sponsoring Committee:
Minorities in the Courts,  Christopher Wilds, Chair  

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