Funding Public Defenders: An Unfunded Mandate?
Politics, Community Event
UW Tacoma is hosting a panel discussion on how we fund the public defenders office featuring:
Steven O'Ban, Washington State Senator.
Derek Young, Pierce County Council member.
Dawn Farina, Chief of Staff, Pierce County Prosecutor's Office.
Kanani Palafox, Legal Assistant, Pierce County Prosecutor's Office.
Elizabeth Martin, Pierce County Superior Court Judge.
Mary Kay High, Chief Deputy, Department of Assigned Counsel.
Introductions: Salvador A, Mungia, Partner, Gordon Thomas Honeywell.
Moderator: Sarah Hampson, Assistant Professor, UW Tacoma.
This event will include a Q&A.
RSVP requested: http://events.uw.edu/defenders.
Location: University Y Student Center, Room 303.
The UW Tacoma campus is located across the street from the Washington State History Museum and Union Station.
· To reach campus, from I-5 take the I-705/Tacoma City Center exit (exit 133).
· From I-705 take the South 21st Street exit. Turn left at the traffic light onto 21st Street. Go through the light at Pacific Avenue, and the campus is on the right.
· Turn right at the first street (Dolly Roberson Lane) follow around past the turnaround. The Cragle Parking Lot will be on your right.
To view a UW Tacoma campus map, visit: http://www.tacoma.washington.edu/campus-map/campus-map.
Looking to use public transportation? Downtown on the Go can assist. To find routes to UW Tacoma please visit: http://www.downtownonthego.com/go/transit.
UW Tacoma is accessible by Pierce Transit routes 1, 41, 53, 400, 500, and 501 and the Free Tacoma Link. On-street bike parking is available.
There are several locations available near campus for parking. For more details, visit: https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/events-conference-services/parking-and-directions.
Event Info: (253) 692-5753
Event Website: http://events.uw.edu/defenders
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• Thu 4/26/18 at 5:30pm-7pm