Our Staff

Federal Public Defender

Susan Otto

Trial Unit and Administrative Staff

First Assistant Federal Public Defender

Bill Earley

Assistant Federal Public Defenders

Teresa Brown
Jeff Byers
Taylor McLawhorn
Julia Summers
Kyle Wackenheim

Research and Writing Specialist

Laura Deskin

Capital Habeas Unit

Assistant Federal Public Defenders

Tom Hird
Sarah Jernigan McGovern
Meghan LeFrancois
Mike Lieberman
Emma Rolls

CJA Administration

Tiece Dempsey,CJA Resource Counsel
Kim S. Taylor,CJA Supervising Attorney