William Snowden

New Orleans Director, Vera Institute of Justice
Work 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. #203 New Orleans LA 70113 TPI Attendance: June, 2023
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Will’s legal career began as a public defender in New Orleans, LA, where he witnessed the discriminatory practices removing jurors from the jury panel and took his fight from the courtroom to the community and created The Juror Project–which is his passion project. Will presents at high schools, colleges, churches and other community gatherings discussing the importance of jury service, the discriminatory practices of some prosecutors, and the factors at play removing diversity from the jury.

Will completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota and earned his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He currently works with the Vera Institute of Justice as the Director of the New Orleans office.


Recent Teaching History

2022 Winter Online Cross (January/​February 2022)