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Lisa Monet Wayne is an attorney in private practice in both state and federal courts around the country.
She is also "Of Counsel" to Gerash and Steiner P.C. She represents individuals and corporations
in both the investigation phase and criminally accused capacity. Previously, Wayne was a Colorado
State Public Defender for 13 years where she served as office head, training director, and senior
trial attorney. She lectures nationally with NACDL, National Criminal Defense College, National Institute
of Trial Advocates, American Bar Association, and other legal organizations.
Wayne is currently an adjunct law professor at the University of Colorado where she teaches trial
advocacy, and she serves on faculty at the Trial Practice Institute at Harvard Law School, The National
Criminal Defense College, and Cardoza Law School. Ms. Wayne is an advocate in all venues of the media
addressing important issues confronting the criminally accused. She is a legal analyst for numerous
media outlets including, ABC, CBS, CNN, and Fox regarding high profile cases around the country.
She is frequently quoted in print media such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington
Post, Detroit Free Press, and the AP wire. Ms. Wayne testified before the United States Sentencing
Commission in 2012 against the implementation of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines as mandatory.
In 2005, Wayne was honored with the Robert J. Heeney Award, NACDL's most prestigious recognition.
Wayne is the Past President of NACDL, a member of the Foundation of Criminal Justice, and serves
on numerous committees around criminal justice issues.