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Newsmakers in business: Local public defender teaches at Harvard
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Brett Willis

Hall County Assistant Public Defender Brett Willis recently completed a teaching assignment at Harvard University’s Criminal Justice Institute.

Willis was invited to serve as a teaching team member for Harvard’s Trial Advocacy Workshop for the week of Sept. 3-6. He was recruited for the position by Professor Ronald Sullivan, director of the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute.

Willis was part of  a teaching team instructing students in various aspects of criminal justice.

Willis has been with the Hall County Public Defender’s Office since its inception in 2006.