Carine Williams to Join the Innocence Project as Chief Program Strategy Officer
Williams is a brilliant lawyer who has dedicated her career to criminal justice reform.
08.10.20 By Innocence Staff
On September 8, 2020, Carine Williams will join the Innocence Project as Chief Program Strategy Officer. In this newly created position, Williams will be responsible for oversight, management and supervision of Client Intake and Evaluation, Post-Conviction Litigation, Research, Strategic Litigation, Senior Litigation Counsel and Social Work and Public Policy Reform. She will work to ensure that each of these program areas are aligned, focused, motivated and high performing.
Williams is a brilliant lawyer who has dedicated her career to criminal justice reform: she has represented poor people charged with and convicted of crimes at trial, in federal habeas corpus proceedings and in prisoner civil rights cases; she has authored policy reform reports; she taught a seminar on capital habeas and prisoner civil rights litigation at Columbia Law School; and she supervised and managed large teams in complex criminal and civil penalties resolutions.