Kobie Flowers joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in October 2016, after managing his own small firm in Washington, DC. He specializes in representing individuals and businesses in complex criminal and civil matters. As a member of the Attorney General’s Honors Program, Flowers was a civil rights prosecutor at the United States Department of Justice for over four years. There, he conducted complex grand jury investigations involving fraud, false statements, obstruction of justice, and perjury charges as aspects of enforcing federal criminal civil rights statutes.
As an assistant federal public defender in Baltimore, Flowers successfully represented clients charged with federal felonies, including fraud, false statements, obstruction of justice, bribery, and perjury charges. He won two-thirds of the cases he defended at trial. Following his government service, Flowers entered private practice and focused on complex commercial litigation. As a lawyer at a large international law firm, he assisted corporate clients with investigations involving the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and federal securities laws.
Kobie has litigated cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States and in the military commissions at Guantanamo Bay as a criminal defense lawyer. He taught trial law at the National Criminal Defense College, the Bronx Defenders, and Harvard Law School. Before starting his legal career, Kobie served in the United States Peace Corps as a volunteer in Ivory Coast.
Kobie received his undergraduate from Stanford University and his J.D. from Georgetown University.
Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!