Cheryl Sobeski-Reedy/Luzerne County (Wilkes-Barre)

"I would go into courtrooms and there wouldn't be women lawyers there, and I would say, 'I'm going to keep coming in here so that they get used to seeing a woman.' I remember thinking that at the time -- 'I'm not going anywhere, I'm going to keep coming.'" In Episode 3, Cheryl Sobeski-Reedy discusses … Continue reading Cheryl Sobeski-Reedy/Luzerne County (Wilkes-Barre)

Will Snowden/Orleans Public Defenders

"That sound of the links rubbing up against each other and that shuffle of the feet, is something that I will never forget. I don't know what slavery sounds like, but I'm sure it's similar to that." In Episode 2, attorney Will Snowden from Orleans Public Defenders discusses diversity in law school, Louisiana's habitual offender … Continue reading Will Snowden/Orleans Public Defenders

Bahar Ansari/The Legal Aid Society (Brooklyn)

"Defenders United" Episode 1 features Bahar Ansari, trial attorney for The Legal Aid Society - Brooklyn, and visiting clinical professor at CUNY School of Law. ┬áListen in as we discuss her experience growing up in rural Pennsylvania as the child of Iranian immigrants, her legal education at CUNY, blindfold discovery law in New York City, … Continue reading Bahar Ansari/The Legal Aid Society (Brooklyn)