News Release

Miami Attorney Susan K. Bozorgi Elected to Board of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Washington, DC (Nov. 6, 2012) – Susan K. Bozorgi was elected and sworn in as a member of the NACDL Board of Directors at its fall Board Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, on October 27, 2012.

An NACDL member since 1998, Ms. Bozorgi serves on NACDL’s Membership Committee and is chair of the association’s Women Membership Task Force. The task force is working toward developing community building opportunities for women lawyers in a way that includes both men and women. In furtherance of that goal, Ms. Bozorgi’s firm is sponsoring an NACDL Women in Criminal Defense event in Miami, Florida on November 8, 2012, for women in private practice and in both state and federal public defender offices. She has previously served on the board of directors of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter.  

Ms. Bozorgi is a 1991 graduate of American University and a 1994 graduate, cum laude, of the University of Miami School of Law. She is the Managing Partner of her law practice – Marrero Bozorgi, PL -- in Miami, Florida. Her firm represents clients from investigation through trial and her practice has as its emphasis white-collar criminal defense. She has handled more than 100 jury trials to verdict.

Susan Bozorgi’s contact information is available at And you can check out her newly-launched blog “for and about champions of justice who just happen to be women” at

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The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is the preeminent organization advancing the mission of the criminal defense bar to ensure justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. A professional bar association founded in 1958, NACDL's many thousands of direct members in 28 countries – and 90 state, provincial and local affiliate organizations totaling up to 40,000 attorneys – include private criminal defense lawyers, public defenders, military defense counsel, law professors and judges committed to preserving fairness and promoting a rational and humane criminal legal system.