2019 Black Public Defender Association (BPDA) Conference.
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LaMer Kyle-Griffiths

Still She Rises, Tulsa, OK
Director of Training and Litigation
Tulsa, OK
La Mer Kyle-Griffiths is the Director of Training and Complex Litigation at Still She Rises, Tulsa. La Mer has been a lifelong public defender amplifying the voice of the poor in Kentucky, Massachusetts, Washington and now Oklahoma. She has litigated at all levels of criminal practice including death penalty trials, post-disposition, and appeals work for children as well as arguing two appeals cases to the Kentucky Supreme court. She has taught investigators, leaders, attorneys, mitigation specialists, and law students for several years in the areas of sentencing, implicit bias, supervision, trial skills, juvenile practice, mitigation, and DNA, among other topics. She has been an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa College of Law, Seattle University College of Law, part of the coaching team for the Boston College Mock trial team, and currently teaches at the National Criminal Defense College, Gideon’s Promise, and Harvard Law School’s Trial Advocacy Workshop. A graduate of the University Of Dayton School Of Law, she has been a lifelong advocate and is looking forward to her continuing adventures with Tom, her Chucks-wearing, crusading, capital defender husband, and three girls who all learned to crow “Acquittal” early!