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Amy Karlin

Ms. Karlin has worked in the Office of the Federal Public Defender in the Central District since 1990 and was promoted to Directing Attorney of the Southern Division in Santa Ana in 2009. In addition to carrying a full caseload, she manages a team of attorneys, investigators, paralegals and legal assistants, and oversees all aspects of trial and post-conviction litigation in the division. She previously served as the chief training attorney, coordinating legal education opportunities for the FPD Office and the Central District’s Criminal Justice Act panel attorneys, and has spoken at various local and national conferences. Ms. Karlin also engages in an outreach program as part of the FPD Office’s Diversity Committee, serving as a judge in high school mock trials. “We are so pleased that Amy has agreed to serve in this critical role while we conduct a search for the new federal public defender,” said Circuit Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw, who chairs the Ninth Circuit’s Standing Committee on Federal Public Defenders. “I know that she will assure a smooth transition and maintain the high standards that have been long set for this office.” Ms. Karlin received her B.A. in 1987 from the University of California, San Diego, and her J.D. in 1990 from Loyola Law School. While in law school, she clerked at a law firm in Los Angeles that specialized in criminal law and First Amendment cases.

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Sunday, December 8

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