Daniel Weir

NACDL Staff, Director of Operations and Governance Counsel

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Daniel Weir oversees the information, governance, and building operations of both NACDL and the NACDL Foundation for Criminal Justice. The Director of Operations and Governance Counsel is a member of the Association’s senior staff. Daniel also provides governance support for both NACDL and the NFCJ dealing with such diverse matters as elections, bylaw issues, intellectual property, trademark requirements, charitable registrations, and other issues.

Daniel manages NACDL’s Capital Case Litigation Initiative, and his policy work for NACDL has included a touched a diverse range of topics including risk assessment tools, wrongful conviction program evaluation, public defense training projects, and pretrial release.

Prior to joining NACDL, Daniel managed the policy research and national campaign work at The Justice Project. He holds a JD from the George Mason University School of Law and an MA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and is admitted to the bar of the District of Columbia.

In his volunteer pursuits, Daniel serves on Arlington County’s Planning Commission and co-chairs its Zoning Committee.

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