NATIONAL CRIMINAL DEFENSE COLLEGE ALUMNI

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Angela Saad

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TPI Attended Date: 2010

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Claudia Saari

Claudia Saari is the Circuit Public Defender for DeKalb County, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit. Ms. Saari received a bachelor’s degree from Brown University in 1984 and a law degree from Emory University School of Law in 1987. She joined the DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office in 1987 and over the next three decades tried a wide variety of cases ranging from DUI to death penalty cases, and the first criminal trial in Georgia that featured DNA evidence.…Read More
Circuit Public Defender for DeKalb County, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit

TPI Attended Date: 1988

Work Decatur Georgia Work Phone: (404) 371-2222
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Claudia Saari is the Circuit Public Defender for DeKalb County, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit. Ms. Saari received a bachelor’s degree from Brown University in 1984 and a law degree from Emory University School of Law in 1987. She joined the DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office in 1987 and over the next three decades tried a wide variety of cases ranging from DUI to death penalty cases, and the first criminal trial in Georgia that featured DNA evidence. Ms. Saari now leads an office of over 100 people who represent clients in Juvenile Court, State Court, Superior Court, Magistrate Court, Appellate Courts, and all Accountability Courts and diversion programs.

Ms. Saari is a Fellow with the American College of Trial Lawyers, serves on both the State Committee and the Access to Justice Committee, and previously chaired its national Public Defender Committee. She is a 1999 graduate of Leadership DeKalb, a Master with the Carley-Clarke Inn of Court, a member of the State Bar Board of Governors, a former member of the Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism, and Chairperson of the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency. Ms. Saari also serves on a number of committees and boards including the Indigent Defense committee for both the State Bar and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, serves as a Regional Vice President for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, an Advisory Board member for the Emory University School of Law Public Interest Law Committee, a Steering Committee member for the DeKalb Reentry Services Division for the Department of Community Services, a Board member with the Olmsted Linear Park Alliance, a former officer with the Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve, and served on the Board of Directors for Gideon’s Promise. In 2009, Ms. Saari was the recipient of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Indigent Defense Award, a 2018, 2019, and 2022 recipient of the GACDL President’s Commitment to GACDL Award, in 2016 she was honored by the American Constitution Society with its Legal Legend Award, and in 2020 she received the Gideon’s Promise John Lewis Lifetime Achievement Award.

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John Sadek

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TPI Attended Date: 2023

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Thalia Sady

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TPI Attended Date: 2012

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Ann Sagan

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TPI Attended Date: 2015

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Jay Sagar

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TPI Attended Date: 2015

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Jose Salayandria

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TPI Attended Date: 2010

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Areeb Salim

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TPI Attended Date: 2023

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Ariana Salinas

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TPI Attended Date: 2021

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Jesus Salinas

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TPI Attended Date: 2023

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Robin Salter

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TPI Attended Date: 2023

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Robin Salter

Assistant Public Defender

Robin Salter is an Assistant Public Defender in the Juvenile Division of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender (MOPD) in Prince George's County. She received her bachelors degree with honors from George Mason University and law degree from the University of the District of Columbia's David A. Clarke School of Law. She is a member of the Alphi Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society and the Black Public Defender Association.…Read More
Maryland Office of the Public Defender

TPI Attended Date: 2023

Work 6218 Walbridge Street Capitol Heights Maryland 20743
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Robin Salter is an Assistant Public Defender in the Juvenile Division of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender (MOPD) in Prince George’s County. She received her bachelors degree with honors from George Mason University and law degree from the University of the District of Columbia’s David A. Clarke School of Law. She is a member of the Alphi Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society and the Black Public Defender Association. She joined the MOPD immediately after graduating from law school.

Robin is an Ambassador for Racial Justice in Youth Defense through
Georgetown University’s Law Center Juvenile Justice Initiative and the Gault Center. She is a certified trainer for the Youth Defender Advocacy Program (YDAP). Also, she serves as a member of the MOPD’s Youth Legislative and Policy Committee, and the division’s internal Community Engagement Committee. She formerly served as a trustee member of on the Maryland Suspension
Representation Project, and MOPD’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council, where she chaired the subcommittee on culture and programming.
While at UDC Law, Robin was a student attorney in the Joseph B. Tulman Juvenile Justice and Special Education Clinic representing children
with pending delinquency matters, special education litigation, and legislative reform projects. She also participated in a reform initiative prohibiting school suspensions and expulsions. Later, the D.C. Council unanimously passed the Student Fair Access to School Act.

Prior to joining MOPD, Robin was the Court Administrator at the Arlington County Circuit Court, in Arlington, Virginia, serving the Honorable William T. Newman, Jr., Chief Judge and several Circuit Court judges.

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Joe Samberg

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TPI Attended Date: 1995

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Anna Sammons

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TPI Attended Date: 2021

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Brandon Sanchez

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TPI Attended Date: 2012

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Andres M Sanchez-Ross

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TPI Attended Date: 2010

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Chris Sanders

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TPI Attended Date: 2021

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Matthew Sanders

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TPI Attended Date: 2016

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Michelle Sandler

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TPI Attended Date: 2017

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Roxana Sandoval

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TPI Attended Date: 2019