Our mission is to provide exceptional legal representation to the clients we serve, and we fulfill that mission through a collaborative effort. Our experienced attorneys, investigators, paralegals, and support staff share a passion and commitment to the goal of equal justice. We work together with courage, pride, and integrity to fiercely defend each person we represent. As a collective body, we believe in a client-centered approach and we treat every individual with respect and compassion. Beyond our direct representation of clients, we serve as a resource to the wider criminal defense bar with the purpose of fostering effective and zealous representation for all.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
We believe that diversity makes us better advocates. Diversity is an asset, critical to our objectives of maintaining institutional excellence and ensuring our clients receive fair process. Accordingly, we energetically seek voices that are representative of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These diverse voices allow us to skillfully handle complex legal and social justice issues that arise in criminal defense, including, among others, those encompassing race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation and identity, economic status, physical health conditions, physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorders, and mental health. Our goal is to provide representation to our clients that is at all times zealous and robust.
Our work in the area of diversity and inclusion is ongoing. We are steadfast in our dedication to evaluating our existing systems and implementing change that supports and advances our mission. With that in mind, our office maintains a strong commitment to policies and dialogue that foster an inclusive and collaborative environment. We aim to hire, train, retain, and promote individuals in a manner that advances a culture of diversity. Members of our organization are welcome to stand proudly in their identities, and we pledge to build and maintain a community of mutual respect, equity, and empowerment.