Washington, DC (August 15, 2001) -- Martin Pinales, a partner in the Cincinnati firm of Sirkin, Pinales, Mezibov & Schwartz LLP, has joined the Executive Board of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers after being sworn in as Secretary of the association at its annual meeting earlier this month in Minneapolis.
Pinales, a Life Member of NACDL, served four terms on the association's board of directors and has chaired numerous committees, including service for twenty years as co-chair of its Lawyers Assistance Strike Force. He will remain as Strike Force co-chair.
A graduate of the University of Cincinnati and the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Pinales also serves as a practitioner-advisor to the United States Sentencing Commission. He is a faculty member of the National Criminal Defense College, the Trial Practice Institute, and the PD Academy, and an adjunct instructor at the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where he teaches advanced trial advocacy.
Pinales helped form the Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Association, and currently serves on its board of directors.
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