2019 Black Public Defender Association (BPDA) Conference.
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Friday, June 7 • 8:00am - 9:30am
How to Become a Leader in Public Defense

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This workshop will focus on the pathway to leadership in public defense. Leadership opportunities in the public defense community are diverse in nature, and we will feature different types of leaders in the public defense community. They will discuss their pathway to assuming those roles and provide advice for emerging leaders.

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Stan Germán

Executive Director, New York County Defender Services
Stan Germán has spent his entire career as a criminal defense attorney. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1995. Upon graduation, Mr. Germán went to work as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of New York City in Kings County. Thereafter, he worked... Read More →

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Herbert Duzant

Capital Habeas Investigator, Federal Public Defender Office, District of Nevada
Herbert Duzant is a native New Yorker and veteran criminal defense investigator with over twenty-five years of experience.  Mr. Duzant is currently the senior investigator at the District of Nevada’s Federal Public Defender (FPD), where he handles both fact and mitigation investigations... Read More →
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Aisha McWeay

Executive Director, Still She Rises, Tulsa
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Martesha Johnson

Chief Public Defender, Public Defender - Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County

Friday June 7, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am EDT
Harborview II 2nd Floor