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Leon Parker

Leon A. Parker is an experienced criminal defense attorney and litigator. Prior to joining The Wren Collective, he served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender for both the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Michigan and Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Pennsylvania. As an Assistant Defender, Leon tried a variety of federal criminal cases, and engaged in extensive mitigation on behalf of hundreds of clients. In his federal practice, Leon collaborated with a team of attorneys, advocates, mitigation specialists, investigators and paralegals to ensure the best outcome for his clients.
Prior to becoming a public defender, Leon practiced labor and employment law. He currently serves as a mentor for new attorneys in the Federal Defender’s Non-Capital Fellowship Program and has served as a faculty member for several Federal Defender training events regarding the use of mitigation.


Leon received a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.

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