Profile: amy.wilson

Amy Wilson has been a public defender for twenty years and a child advocate her entire career. While in school, she worked for the CASA and the Department of Juvenile Services. After graduating from the University of Maryland School of Law with honors in 1996, she went on to work for the Office of the Public Defender in Maryland. She has been in the Baltimore City Juvenile Division for the past seventeen of those years. In her various roles working with children, Ms. Wilson was able to identify gaps in services and felt compelled to develop a program to serve a particularly vulnerable population: children of incarcerated parents.

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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.