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Your Impact:

  • Decreases the incarceration rates of accused persons
  • Increases diversity in each incoming new public defender class
  • Builds more partnerships with law schools through our Fellowship Program
  • Increases the number of client-centered defenders in offices nationally 
  • Gideon’s Promise attorneys are more likely to close cases effectively
  • Clients represented by Gideon’s Promise attorneys are more likely to receive pre-trial diversion


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“As I stand on the precipice of my career, I now realize the importance of my Gideon’s Promise family; and I am so excited for our future.”

Maisie Osteen — Public defender in Columbia, SC
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