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Featured Speakers

avatar for Lara Bazelon

Lara Bazelon

University of San Francisco School of Law
Professor of Law
avatar for Jericka Duncan

Jericka Duncan

Anchor, CBS Weekend News Sunday Edition
avatar for Keeda Haynes

Keeda Haynes

Free Hearts
Senior Legal Advisor
avatar for Martesha Johnson

Martesha Johnson

Nashville Defenders
Chief Public Defender
avatar for Dr. June Mighty

Dr. June Mighty

County of Santa Barbara
Organizational & Talent Development Division Chief
avatar for Andrea Lyon

Andrea Lyon

Lyon Law
Principal, Professor Emeritus
avatar for Cynthia Spence

Cynthia Spence

Spelman College
Co-chair of Sociology and Anthropology, Social Justice Fellows...
avatar for Lori James-Townes

Lori James-Townes

National Association for Public Defense
Executive Director
avatar for Cheryl Hughes-Redd

Cheryl Hughes-Redd

Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Digital Forensics Analyst Manager
avatar for Cheryl Procter-Rogers

Cheryl Procter-Rogers

Ernst & Young (EY)
Executive Coach and Associate Director


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Natasha Dartigue

Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Maryland State Public Defender
avatar for Deirdre Ewing (she/her)

Deirdre Ewing (she/her)

Law Offices of the Public Defender, New Mexico
Public Defender
avatar for Samantha Paige Davis (she/they)

Samantha Paige Davis (she/they)

Black Swan Academy
Founder & Executive Director
avatar for Dee Glickman (they/them)

Dee Glickman (they/them)

Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
Staff Attorney
avatar for Jenny Andrews

Jenny Andrews

Santa Barbara County Public Defender
Senior Deputy Public Defender
avatar for Lindsey Balogh

Lindsey Balogh

Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Advanced Social Worker
avatar for Cynthia Barlow

Cynthia Barlow

Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services
Senior Assistant Public Defender
avatar for Cathleen Bennett

Cathleen Bennett

National Association for Public Defense
Assistant Training Director
avatar for Diane Black

Diane Black

Indiana Public Defender Council, Indianapolis, IN
Training Director
avatar for MaryBeth Bognar

MaryBeth Bognar

International Legal Foundation
Program Officer
avatar for Marian Braccia

Marian Braccia

Temple University Beasley School of Law
Director of Trial Advocacy, Practice Professor of Law
avatar for Mia Bradford

Mia Bradford

LaMiere Co
Financial Self-care Coach
avatar for Whitney Bunts

Whitney Bunts

Policy Analyst
avatar for Twyla Carter

Twyla Carter

The Bail Project
National Policy Director
avatar for Noemi Cotto

Noemi Cotto

The Bronx Defenders
Director Of Social Work
avatar for Jenerra Crenshaw

Jenerra Crenshaw

San Diego County Public Defender
Deputy Public Defender IV
avatar for Lillian Huang Cummins

Lillian Huang Cummins

SAGE Mitigation
Mitigation Specialist
avatar for Kirsten Downs

Kirsten Downs

Maryland Office of the Public Defender
District Public Defender
avatar for Jodie A. English

Jodie A. English

Capital and JLWOP Defender, Mitigation Specialist
avatar for Lori Fagan

Lori Fagan

Black Butterfly Yoga
avatar for Melanie Foote

Melanie Foote

KY Department of Public Advocacy
Education & Strategic Planning Branch Manager
avatar for Brittany Gail-Thomas

Brittany Gail-Thomas

The Color of Excellence
Founder & CEO
avatar for Terri Green

Terri Green

Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Director of Social Work
avatar for Nahla Hamdi

Nahla Hamdi

The International Legal Foundation
Translator and communication officer
avatar for Ciara Hansen

Ciara Hansen

Northern Navajo Medical Center
Clinical Psychologist
avatar for Asil Ibrahim

Asil Ibrahim

International Legal Foundation
Communications Officer
avatar for Mwuese L. Igyor

Mwuese L. Igyor

Parental Defense Division – Baltimore County
Defense Social Worker
avatar for Sara Jacobson

Sara Jacobson

Public Defender Association of Pennsylvania (PDAP)
Executive Director of Training
avatar for MJ (Maleeka Jihad), MSW

MJ (Maleeka Jihad), MSW

Office of Respondent Parent Counsel
Director- Family Justice Programming
avatar for Ruth Johnson

Ruth Johnson

Indiana Public Defender Council
Research Attorney
avatar for Sharon Jones-Eversley

Sharon Jones-Eversley

Towson University, Family Studies and Community Development Department
avatar for Tatiana Kline

Tatiana Kline

San Diego County, CA Public Defender
Deputy Public Defender III
avatar for Sonia Kumar

Sonia Kumar

ACLU of Maryland
Senior Staff Attorney
avatar for La Mer Kyle-Griffiths

La Mer Kyle-Griffiths

Still She Rises
Director of Training and Complex Litigation
avatar for Kristin LaVoy

Kristin LaVoy

Neighborhood Defender Service of Detroit
Training Director
avatar for Madison Leach

Madison Leach

Law Office of Madison Leach
avatar for Elizabeth Lippy

Elizabeth Lippy

Trial Advocacy Consulting & Training
Executive Director
avatar for Lisa Lunt

Lisa Lunt

Defender Services Office Training Division, Maryland
Attorney Advisor
avatar for Jessica Marvel

Jessica Marvel

Office of the Public Defender
Social Worker
avatar for Elizabeth Miller

Elizabeth Miller

Office of the Ohio Public Defender
Assistant Director
avatar for Jenny Miller

Jenny Miller

Office of Respondent Parent’s Counsel
Contract Social Worker
avatar for Ashley Nunn

Ashley Nunn

Montgomery County Office of the Public Defender
avatar for Heather Pinckney

Heather Pinckney

Harden & Pinckney, PLLC
Trial Attorney
avatar for Gabrielle Amber Pittman

Gabrielle Amber Pittman

Middle Georgia Regional Capital Defender Office
avatar for Bonnie Potter

Bonnie Potter

Department of Public Advocacy
Attorney, Capital Trial Branch East
avatar for Maya Prabhu

Maya Prabhu

Yale School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
avatar for Nikki Roberts

Nikki Roberts

Cage Free Communications LLC
avatar for Cynthia Roseberry

Cynthia Roseberry

American Civil Liberties Union
Deputy Director for Policy, Justice Division

Beverly Schulterbrandt

Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Parental Defense Supervisor
avatar for Winter Sherman

Winter Sherman

Autistics United Kentucky
Autistic Self Advocate
avatar for Georgia Sims

Georgia Sims

Nashville Defenders
Assistant Deputy Public Defender & Training Director
avatar for Callie Glanton Steele

Callie Glanton Steele

Office of the Federal Public Defender, Central District of California
Senior Litigator
avatar for Heather Sweeney

Heather Sweeney

SAGE Mitigation
Mitigation Specialist
avatar for Colleen Taylor

Colleen Taylor

Wisconsin Public Defender's Office
Assistant State Public Defender
avatar for Stephanne Cline Thornton

Stephanne Cline Thornton

West Virginia Judicial and Lawyer Assistance Program
Clinical Director
avatar for Colette Tvedt

Colette Tvedt

The Law Firm of Colette Tvedt LLC
avatar for Nicole Velazquez

Nicole Velazquez

The Bronx Defenders
Deputy Director, Family Defense Practice
avatar for Lisa Wayne

Lisa Wayne

NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice Board of Trustees
President, Trustee Class of 2021
avatar for Andrea Woods

Andrea Woods

ACLU Criminal Law Reform Project
Staff Attorney
avatar for Bimala Yadav

Bimala Yadav

Public Defender society of Nepal
Senior Attorney In-Charge
avatar for Jessica Zimbelman

Jessica Zimbelman

State Appellate Defender Office
Managing Attorney