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2020 SPD Annual Criminal Defense Conference

-Speaker Biographies-

Jeremy Newman is an Attorney in the Appellate Division of the Office of the State Public Defender. Jeremy graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2012. From 2012 through 2016, he was a Clinical Instructor in the Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project (LAIP) in the Frank J. Remington Center at UW Law School. In 2016 he joined the Appellate Division. Jeremy has won two sentence credit appeals in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, both of which were sadly but swiftly overturned by the Wisconsin Supreme Court (State v. Friedlander, 2019 WI 22, and State v. Harrison, 2020 WI 35). Jeremy also represented D.J.W. in Langlade County v. D.J.W., 2020 WI 41, where the court reversed the court of appeals and overturned D.J.W.’s involuntary civil commitment based on a lack of evidence of dangerousness at recommitment. Jeremy currently works from the basement of his home in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, where soundproof headphones are necessary to deafen the noise his three kids (5, 2, and 2) make upstairs.