Honoring Our Federal Defenders
The Federal Bar Association
to an event honoring
Our Federal Defenders
~ Introduction by ~
The Honorable Chief Judge Carol Bagley Amon
United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York
~ Role of the Federal Defender Conducted By ~
Loretta E. Lynch
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York
~With remarks by~
Executive Director and Attorney-in-Chief of the Federal Defenders
May 20, 2013, 5:30pm
Reception to Follow
US District Court, 225 Cadman Plaza East, Ceremonial Courtroom, Brooklyn, NY 11201
For more information, please contact:
Phil Schatz, (212) 421-8100 ext. 313
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David Patton has been the Executive Director and Attorney-in-Chief of the Federal Defenders of New York since July 2011. From 2002 to 2008, he worked at the Federal Defenders as a trial attorney in the Manhattan office. During that time, he also served as an Adjunct Professor at N.Y.U. School of Law, where he taught the Federal Defender Clinic.
In 2008, Mr. Patton began teaching full time as an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Alabama. From 2010 to 2011, he was a Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Stanford Law School where he founded the school’s first trial-level criminal defense clinic. Mr. Patton is also on the faculty of the Southern Public Defender Training Center, a non-profit dedicated to training new public defenders throughout the South. Among other publications, he is the author of Guns, Crime Control, and a Systemic Approach to Federal Sentencing, 32 Cardozo L. Rev. 1427 (2011).
Mr. Patton is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served as an editor of the Virginia Law Review. He clerked for the Honorable Claude Hilton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to joining the Federal Defenders in 2002, Mr. Patton was an associate at the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell.
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