Profile: shane.goranson

Shane Goranson is a damn yankee. He was born in New Hampshire to parents with public defender values (although no one really knew that’s what they were). When he was ten years old the family moved to South Carolina. He is a first generation lawyer who practices in Greenwood, South Carolina. Shane starting working in Greenwood four years ago and has quickly adjusted to life in a rural county. Shane is grateful for the training he has received thus far: “I am extremely fortunate to have been a part of Gideon’s Promise, the faculty is amazing, the participants are nothing short of inspirational.”

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January 23, 2018: In response to US Attorney General Jeff Session's reversal of prior policy on the imposition of fines and fees for criminal defendants, NAPD submitted the following letter on behalf of the public defender community. You can read the letter HERE

January 17, 2018: The 2018 NAPD Investigators Conference and 2018 Social Workers & Sentencing Advocates Institute (March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, CO) are now at full capacity and closed for registration. A wait list is being developed.

November 28, 2017: NAPD has uploaded videos of the presentations from the 2017 NAPD Workloads Conference in St. Louis (held November 17-18). Members can access these valuable presentations on MyGideon by logging into their NAPD account.

April 16, 2017: 60 Minutes' Anderson Cooper features the Orleans Public Defenders and NAPD General Counsel in a substantive segment about public defenders' excessive workloads, pervasive injustice, and the obligation of defenders to resist the "conveyer belt" of mass-incarceration. You can watch the compelling segment HERE

On March 18, 2017 - the 54th anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainright decision - NAPD published its Foundational Principles, which are recommended to NAPD members and other persons and organizations interested in advancing the cause of equal justice for accused persons.