DEIRDRE O'CONNOR: Executive Director & Senior Staff Attorney California 1993 & Georgia 2006, NBSLC Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist
Deirdre is the lead attorney for all Innocence Matters clients and the direct supervisor for the intern program.
PRO BONO SKILLED VOLUNTEERS
DAVID WINKLER: Volunteer Staff Investigator
David is a retired Los Angeles County Sheriff Detective and has served as a volunteer staff investigator with Innocence Matters since 2012. He played a vital role in the investigation of Susan Mellen's and John Klene's innocence claims.
CAROL WATSON: Volunteer Screening Attorney
Carol is a retired civil rights attorney and former partner at Manes & Watson with 35 years experience litigating and researching police misconduct cases. Since October 2012, Carol has assisted Innocence Matters with our case evaluation process. In 2015, Carol joined our board.
WIILIAM KIDSTON, Professional Photographer
William is a three-time, Emmy-winning photographer with over 30 years of industry experience William Kidston Photography Each year since 2013, William has donate his time and professional skills at our Courageous Truth Award.
Current Legal Interns & Volunteer Fundraisers