At a time when the criminal defense bar is besieged by critics and disheartened by the low pay for assigned counsel, the organized defenders have chosen as their leader a feisty, 5 feet 2 inch, uprooted Texas journalist who was admitted to the New York bar less than six years ago.
But while Kathryn M. Kase, 39, stumbled into the practice of law mainly because she was bored with newspaper work and tired of hounding the families of homicide victims, she assumes the presidency of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as a true believer in the cause of access to justice.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]