Travis stearns is an advocate for the right to counsel for all disenfranchised persons he has worked in public defense most of his career, currently as the training director of the washington appellate project and the director of nlada's appellate defender training program a graduate of george washington university law. I also have known appellate lawyers who have had every advantage in life and those who have always had to struggle needless to say, in some ways the gulf is vast between the stars of the us supreme court bar in washington, dc, and the practitioner who debates whether to accept a mundane appeal to make ends. Washington appellate project, seattle, wa 25 likes 3 were here “there can be no equal justice where the kind of an appeal a man enjoys depends on the. Professional organizations washington state bar association, pattern jury instructions committee cooperating attorney, innocence project northwest washington association of criminal defense lawyers, co-chair amicus committee, 2000 to present former cja panel representative, western district of washington. Bbb's charity review for washington appellate project in seattle, wa. Effort than cynthia feathers, an appellate attorney who had been the new york state bar association director of pro bono affairs and was instrumental in establishing an appellate pro bono program in new york i asked cynthia to chair the committee and her very able and motivated committee reviewed every existing pro.
After graduating from law school, jason moved to seattle and began his legal career as a public defender at the washington appellate project, where he helped indigent juveniles and adults appeal their convictions as a senior appellate attorney, he not only handled his own appeals but was responsible for case. Marla zink serves as appellate counsel for indigent parties on appeal through the not-for-profit washington appellate project prior to joining the washington appellate project, marla was an associate at k&l gates and clerked for the honorable robert beezer on the ninth circuit court of appeals marla joined the board of. The appellate level that you would like wda to provide amicus briefing on, or to sign on to your amicus, please contact hillary behrman current amicus committee members andrea burkhart (burkhart & burkhart, pllc) eric broman (neilsen, broman & koch, pllc) david donnan (washington appellate project) kathy.
Through our ninth circuit appellate program, our students gain access to this distinguished opportunity, arguing real immigration cases and assisting indigent the ninth circuit court of appeals, headquartered in san francisco and hearing cases arising from alaska, hawaii, washington, oregon, california, montana,. “there can be no equal justice where the kind of an appeal a man enjoys depends on the amount of money he has” douglas v california, 372 us 353, 355 (1963) the washington appellate project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the highest quality representation to indigent clients appealing criminal. With presenters from the state supreme court and the appeals courts, along with top educators, and experienced practitioners, program chair ken masters and professor laurel oates have created an amazing program on the essentials of persuasion for legal writing hear from the judiciary on what they see as the most.
See what employees say it's like to work at washington appellate project salaries, reviews, and more - all posted by employees working at washington appellate project. The icwa appellate project is a part of the indian law clinic at msu college of law we work for tribes to provide appellate support through technical assistance , brief drafting, research, a document bank, and networking information for tribal icwa attorneys federal materials: icwa final rule/regulation with front matter. A dedicated professional, ms muth is actively involved in several organizations, including the washington defender association and the national association of criminal defense lawyers she currently serves on the board of directors of the washington appellate project, and is a member and past. Washington appellate project 1511 3rd ave ste 701 seattle, wa 98101-3647 attorney for the defendants respectfully submitted this 29th day of september, 2017 by: /s/nancy talner nancy talner, wsba no 11196 aclu of washington foundation 901 5th avenue, suite 630.
Pincus professional education has gathered an all-star panel together for its 2nd annual advanced appellate conference coming to seattle, wa in september of 2017 this program will be taught by certified legal specialists in appellate law, appellate justices, supervising staff attorneys at multiple appellate courts and. Appellate program brief bank the opd appellate brief bank contains briefs filed for indigent appeals in the washington state courts of appeal and washington state supreme court the brief bank is not a complete collection of all indigent appellate briefs that have been filed use of these briefs is for reference purposes. The $9,500-a-month payments to both the nonprofit washington appellate project and the legal firm of nielsen, broman and koch are “cost of doing business” fees, according to opd director joanne moore the two firms exclusively handle all the indigent appeals in the seattle area “it was decided more.