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Saturday, March 18 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Creating Office-Wide Systems to Recognize & Share Stories of Injustice

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Public defender offices are uniquely positioned to identify systemic issues and injustices otherwise invisible to the media, general public, lawmakers, and the courts. This session will introduce the importance of developing office-wide systems for story collection, what it takes to support a storytelling and advocacy culture inside an office, and the role that all staff play in keeping their eyes and ears open and saying something when they see something.


Craig Futterman

Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
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Sharone Mitchell

Cook County Public Defender, Cook County Public Defender
Sharone Mitchell was sworn in as Cook County Public Defender in April 2021. Mr. Mitchell began his legal career in the Office of the Cook County Public Defender, first as a clerk in law school and later as an assistant public defender with assignments in the Civil, First Municipal... Read More →
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Alexzandria Poole

Director of Defender Initiatives, Zealous
Alexz has spent her legal career serving as a public defender in New York City and Detroit. During her time as a public defender, she also played an integral role in a number of projects outside of the courtroom which include Know Your Rights training for both New York immigrant communities... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2023 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Room I