The New York City Bar Association will be hosting a panel on “How to Become a State or Federal Defender” on Monday, April 17, 6pm – 8pm. Register here.
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.
Shannon Cumberbatch, Recruiting and Hiring Manager, Bronx Defenders
Amanda David, Assistant Federal Defender, Federal Defenders of New York, Eastern District of New York
Jennifer Brown, Attorney-in-Charge of the SDNY Trial Unit, Federal Defenders of New York, Southern District of New York
Timothy B. Rountree, Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Defense Practice, Queens County, The Legal Aid Society
Vincent Southerland, Executive Director, NYU Law School’s Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law
Sponsoring Association Committee:
Minorities in the Courts Committee, Natacha Carbajal-Evangelista, Chair
Co-Sponsoring Association Committees:
Minorities in the Profession Committee, Rakhi Bahadkar-Rajpaul, Chair
Career Advancement & Management Committee, Aisha L. Joseph, Chair
Criminal Courts Committee, Kerry Ward, Chair