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This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
RJ

Rosalie Joy

National Legal Aid & Defender Association
Vice President, Defender Legal Services
Washington DC
Before joining NLADA, Rosalie was a public defender for 29 years. She spent the last eight years as the interim director of the Atlanta Public Defender's Office, in Atlanta, Georgia. Rosalie is nationally recognized for her achievements in transforming the business model in Atlanta's lower court systems from an assembly line justice culture to a client-centered, best practices approach grounded in principles of holistic defense. She is a forward-thinking criminal defense attorney and systemic reform advocate who leverages her experience to support the growth and development of public defense systems throughout the nation. She received her J.D. from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, in Birmingham, Alabama.