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Laura Ginsberg Abelson


Laura Ginsberg Abelson is an assistant federal public defender in the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland, where she also serves as Ethics Advisor and Internship Coordinator.  As an AFPD, she represents indigent individuals charged with federal felony offenses in all stages of their criminal cases. Laura has taught constitutional criminal procedure and legal writing as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law and the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, respectively. Prior to joining the Office of the Federal Public Defender, she was a civil rights litigator in private practice. She is a graduate of Princeton University and New York University School of Law.

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