Profile: gary.davis

Gary Davis has been a senior attorney since 1989 at the Associated Counsel for the Accused-Seattle office. He concentrates his practice on complex felony litigation, including criminal procedure and death penalty cases. He helps lead the Felony Division in criminal cases. He has been lead trial counsel in complex litigation cases, which includes clients charged with capital offenses. Gary has represented clients in death penalty matters since 2000 and has successfully negotiated the removal of the death penalty option on 6 capital cases. Gary currently assists in the supervision of ACAs felony division and has coordinated the education and training for both the misdemeanor and felony units. Gary is a currently a member of the Washington State Defenders Association (WDA), the Washington State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL), and a board member of the National Association for Public Defense death penalty committee (NAPD).




July 1, 2018: General Registration opens for the “WE THE DEFENDERS” TRAINING CONFERENCE,  November 26-29, 2018, Indianapolis, IN

Due to overwhelming demand, NAPD will again offer this comprehensive Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate training experience! The program will include one track for Investigators and a separate track for Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates.  Hear from nationally recognized experts who will share their knowledge on a wide range of topics relevant to the work you do each and every day.  Network with other criminal defense practitioners from around the country and find your tribe. Registration closes Septemebr 3.
This one of a kind conference is developed through surveys of the registrants.   You have a say in what sessions are offered and will have multiple options during the conference.
Click here to watch as the schedule develops based on your suggestions.
Click here to see the faculty list. 
Click here to register for the Investigator Conference Track.
Click here to register for the Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate Conference Track.
Click here to make a hotel reservation at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.

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.