Irwin H. Schwartz: Attorney at Law

Educational Background

 

 

Brooklyn College

Stanford Law School ___

 

B.A., 1968, Magna Cum Laude; Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., 1971; Order of the Coif; Moot Court Board; President, Stanford Legal Aid Society (1970-1971)

Admitted to Practice
 

California, 1971; Washington, 1972; U.S. Supreme Court, 1976;
International Criminal Court, 2005

Professional Experience
 
1981-present Private Practice, 710 Cherry Street, Seattle WA
1975-1981 Federal Public Defender, Western District of Washington
1974-1975 Executive Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Washington
1972-1975
Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of Washington
1971-1972 Prisoners' rights litigation by appointment of United States District Court, San
  Francisco, CA (Robles v. Nelson, Cause No. C-71-2062)
1971-1972 Teaching Fellow in Clinical Education, Stanford Law School
1969-1970 Legal Intern, O.E.O. Legal Services, East Palo Alto, California
Professional Recognition
 

Martindale-Hubbell "a.v." rated

Best Lawyers in America

National Directory of Criminal Lawyers

Who's Who in American Law

Professional Affiliations and Leadership Positions
 

President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2001-2002)

Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Member, ABA Criminal Justice Section Council (1991--1994, 2002--2005)

Chair, ABA Criminal Justice Standards Committee (2005-2006)

Director, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, (1985-1991); Chairman,
NACDL Judicial Relations Committee (1992-1994); Co-Chairman, NACDL Long Range
Planning Committee (1993-1998)

Liaison, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to Criminal Justice Standards
Committee of the American Bar Association (1990-1993, 2001-2003)

ABA, Criminal Justice Section Council Liaison to International Criminal Law Committee,
(1991-1992)

ABA Criminal Justice Section, White Collar Crime Committee, Vice-Chairman
(1990-1991)

ABA Federal Criminal Code Revision Committee, Co-vice-chairperson, (1978-1982)

Director, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, (1990-1992)

Federal Bar Association, Western District of Washington, President (1981-1982);

Stanford Law School, Board of Visitors (1982-1984)

Director, Advanced Criminal Practitioners Seminars (1984-1989)