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The Defender Association of Philadelphia is a criminal, indigent defense law firm committed to the belief that everyone, regardless of income deserves the highest quality legal counsel.  Since 2015, Keir Bradford-Grey has served as the Chief Defender. Under her leadership, the Defender has expanded its mission beyond producing highly-skilled criminal trial lawyers to also developing highly-skilled advocates; multi-dimensional advocacy that doesn’t solely occur at trial, but also at the pre-trial and post-trial stages. Through Ms. Bradford-Grey’s vision, the Defender engages in the communities that it serves and raises awareness regarding matters of social justice and developing strategies to create systemic change.  Ms. Bradford-Grey holds a law degree from Ohio Northern University and began her career as a trial lawyer at the Defender Association in 1999 before becoming a Delaware Federal Public Defender in 2007. In 2012, she became Chief Defender for the Montgomery County Public Defender’s Office.

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November 29, 2017: NAPD has just opened regsitration for two new live trainings. The 2018 NAPD Investigators Conference and 2018 Social Workers & Sentencing Advocates Institute is now open for registration. These trainings will be help March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, CO. Discounted tuition for members and early registrants. To register, click HERE
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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.
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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 
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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.