NACDL News: Bonnie Hoffman Appointed NACDL Public Defense Director
On May 30, Bonnie H. Hoffman assumed the position of Director of Public Defense Reform and Training at NACDL. The former Leesburg, Virginia, Deputy Public Defender has been a member of NACDL since 1997. She has served NACDL in numerous capacities, including as Parliamentarian, and as a member of the Executive, Audit, and Budget Committees. She was the 2013 recipient of NACDL’s prestigious Robert C. Heeney Memorial Award, which is given annually to the member who best exemplifies the goals and values of the Association and the legal profession. Hoffman was the first active state public defender to receive the award.