Washington

Gideon Alert: Poor performance costs Washington defender $2.9 million; inexperience, high caseloads, and "trying one's best" are no excuse

BY David Carroll on Friday, May 14, 2010 at 11:05 AM

On May 14, 2010, the Wenatchee World reported that a Chelan County public defender has agreed to pay a $2.9 million dollar settlement to a former client for admittedly providing ineffective assistance of counsel that led to the client’s wrongful imprisonment

Anne Daly

Speaker's Last Name: 
Daly
Title: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
Society of Counsel Representing Accused Persons
Address
Street: 
1401 E Jefferson St, Ste. 200
City: 
Seattle
State: 
WA
Zip Code: 
98122
Phone: 
(206) 322-8400 x3134
Fax: 
(206) 726-3180
Email: 
Anne.Daly@scraplaw.org
Photo: 

Anne Daly is the Director of Society of Counsel Representing Accused Persons in Seattle Washington, one of four private non-profit public defense agencies in King County. Anne has been a public defender for over 17 years. She is the past president of the Washington Defender Association, a statewide organization that provides training and support to pubic defenders.

Robert C. Boruchowitz

Speaker's Last Name: 
Boruchowitz
Title: 
Visiting Clinical Professor of Law
Organization: 
Seattle University School of Law
Address
Street: 
1112 E. Columbia
City: 
Seattle
State: 
Washington
Zip Code: 
98122
Phone: 
(206) 398-4151
Email: 
boruchor@seattleu.edu
Photo: 

Robert C.