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Justine Olderman

The Bronx Defenders
Executive Director
Justine Olderman is the Executive Director of The Bronx Defenders. She is a skilled trial lawyer with over 18 years experience representing clients in criminal matters, including complex felony and homicide cases. Justine is also a sought after lecturer and trainer on trial skills, bail advocacy, legal writing, and the attorney-client relationship. She has taught courses at Fordham and Seton Hall Law School, has been a guest lecturer at NYU School of Law, trained at the Judicial Institute and presented at public defender offices across the country. She joined BxD in 2000 as a staff attorney. She later became a training team supervisor for new lawyers, a team leader for experienced practitioners, and the Managing Attorney of the Criminal Defense Practice (CDP), a position she held for 7 years. As Managing Attorney of CDP, Justine oversaw the expansion of the criminal practice from 40 lawyers handling 12,500 cases a year to a practice of more than 100 lawyers handling 30,000 cases a year. In 2016, Justine became the Managing Director of the organization, overseeing all of the practice areas as well as the day-to-day operations of the organization. Justine currently sits on the Advisory Board of the New York State Office of Indigent Legal Services and the board of the Chief Defenders Association of New York. Justine graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from New York University School of Law. She spent two years clerking for Judge Robert J. Ward in the Southern District of New York. She also holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Sunday, December 8

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