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Ask a Mitigation Specialist – February 21st

Ask a Mitigation Specialist, a pilot resource program that allows defenders to meet directly and privately with a mitigation specialist for specific technical assistance. Complete the form below for a 25-minute session with experienced mitigation professionals. The information discussed during each session is confidential. Complete the registration form to request an appointment.

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  • February 21, 2024
  • 3:00 pm EST
  • Salima Pirmohamed and Amy Williams

  • Free Admission

Salima Pirmohamed
Salima is a Texas-based attorney and mitigation specialist who has worked on mitigation fact development and the presentation of mitigation evidence at all phases of capital litigation from pre-trial/pre-authorization to clemency and pre-execution.

Amy Williams, LCSW
Amy is a mitigation specialist in private practice and a Texas Habeas Assistance and Training Project (TxHAT) mitigation consultant. Prior to these roles, she was Chief Investigator at the Federal Public Defender’s Dallas Capital Habeas Unit and has practiced mitigation in trial, state, and federal post-conviction proceedings. She currently chairs the Diversity Subcommittee for the Texas Habeas Race Litigation Group, which is comprised of capital defense practitioners focused on researching factors impacting the hiring and retention of racially diverse talent within the Texas habeas community. Amy graduated from the University of Houston where she researched parent-child dyads’ contributions to the development of anxiety and depressive disorders in children and later co-sponsored a study focused on African-American women’s needs for trauma-informed, culturally competent mental health care. She is published in the Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health and has worked as a psychotherapist in inpatient and outpatient treatment settings in Texas and New York.

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