Start Date: 9/17/2021 2:00 PM EDT
End Date: 9/17/2021 3:00 PM EDT
Meet up: Investigators 09-17-2021 Our differences and how it intersects with our work with Cynthia Roseberry
09-17-2021 2:00 P.M........ Eastern, 60 minutes
Meet Up Facilitators: Jonathan Lyon & Cynthia Roseberry
About the Meet Up: We will be hosting an hour meeting on how we at NAPD can help you during these extremely challenging times. Starting out the conversation about our anxiety, and strangeness in the COVID-19 times. we will then have a discussion explores differences, how we view them and how our view of differences intersects with our work. We look at team dynamics and client relations as we explore how we view ourselves and each other. Participants will identify whether our views may impact effectiveness. Come Join us!
About the Faculty:
Jonathan Lyon is currently the Investigator Resource Coordinator and the national survey investigator for National Association for Public Defense and a legal investigator for McClain Investigations. He is also the president of Lyon Legal Logistics to help attorneys in and out of court with Discovery and technology and has assisted attorneys in multiple federal court jurisdictions. Jon began his investigative background working in a PI firm and then for 12 years for the Office of the State Appellate Defender of Illinois. His primary focus has been on post-conviction death penalty cases. In addition, Jon worked for LexisNexis as a national trainer of the CaseMap suite of software. He also worked for Lockheed Martin as a contractor supporting government attorneys and investigators with software and electronic discovery support needs. He is a Certified Defense Investigator through DePaul's Center for Justice in Capital Cases and a Certified Trainer through the Bureau of Justice Assistance. He has taught at the Clarence Darrow Death Penalty Defense College, Cardozo, DePaul, Kent, Iowa, and University of Michigan law schools. He has also taught at the National Defense Investigator Associations Annual Conferences, National Association of Legal Investigators annual conference, National Association for Public Defense, The Innocence Project, NACDL, Federal Defender's winning strategies conferences, Life in the Balance, American Society of Criminology, US Army, and numerous state and county public defender conferences. It is not unheard of for Jon to be invited back to conferences. Jon is the Creator/Webmaster for the internationally utilized website www.internetsleuth.net.
Cynthia W. Roseberry
Deputy Director - Policy, Justice Division, American Civil Liberties Union
As the Deputy Director for policy at the national ACLU, Ms. Roseberry works to transform federal, state and local systems through legislative, administrative, electoral and corporate advocacy. She focuses on the entire system from policing, bail reform, trial and sentencing to the death penalty, and clemency. During the Obama administration, she served as Executive Director of the historic Clemency Project 2014. Often referred to as the nation’s largest law firm of nearly 4,000 lawyers, it provided pro bono support to obtain release for nearly 2000 people.
Ms. Roseberry was cited in the Merriam Webster Dictionary when the word decarceration was entered. (Decarceration | Definition of Decarceration by Merriam-Webster (merriamwebster.com)) Ms. Roseberry also served on the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections, a
nine-member, bipartisan, Congressional blue-ribbon panel charged with examining the federal corrections system. The task force released its groundbreaking report Transforming Prisons, Restoring Lives: Final Recommendations of the Charles Colson Task Force on
Federal Corrections in January of 2016.
Previously, Ms. Roseberry was the executive director of the Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia, Inc. She has taught advanced criminal procedure and co-taught in the death penalty clinic at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, where she also
founded the misdemeanor clinic. For more than 10 years prior to teaching, she practiced federal and state criminal defense in Georgia.
A founding board member of the Georgia Innocence Project, she was the first AfricanAmerican female president of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She received the 2016 COS Humanitarian Award, the 2017 annual service award from the
Alpha Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated and the 2017 Champion of Justice Award from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Ms. Roseberry earned her Bachelor of Science from Wilberforce University in Ohio. She earned her Juris Doctor from Georgia State University College of Law. A national and international speaker, Ms. Roseberry has presented in nearly every U.S. state in Europe and the former Soviet Union and to a delegation of judges from China. Her TEDx talk, My Father, My Hero, delivered from inside a prison, has been critically
acclaimed. See her TEDx talk at http://bit.ly/myfather-myhero.