Public Interest Month Event: Careers in Public Defense


Location: 1310 Biolchini

Are you interested in pursuing a career in public defense? From state public defender offices to Federal Defender offices to appellate defense work, there are many different opportunities to pursue a career in public defense. Erin Gallaghar Barnhart, a Federal Defender in the Capital Habeas Unit of the Federal Public Defender’s office in Columbus, Ohio is going to be joining us to speak about her work representing death-row inmates in federal habeas litigation and also state clemency work. Additionally, public defenders working in state public defender offices will be joining us on the panel.

Sponsor: FPAC & Innocence Project