Profile: keir.bradford.grey

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.




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.