Advisory Board

Dr. James Acker, Professor
School of Criminal Justice
University at Albany
135 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
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Jonathan Gradess, Executive Director
New York State Defenders Association
194 Washington Avenue, Suite 500
Albany, NY 12210
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Vincent Bonventre, Professor
Albany Law School
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY12208
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Aaron Mysliwiec, President
NY State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Miedel & Mysliwiec LLP
Trinity Building, 111 Broadway, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10006
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Norman Effman, Chair
Committee to Ensure Quality of Mandated Representation
New York State Bar Association
18 Linwood Avenue
Warsaw, NY 14569
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The Honorable Mark Farrell
New York State Magistrates Association
267 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
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The Honorable Jo Ann Friia, President
New York City Court Judges Association
77 South Lexington Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
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