Prof. Christine Madjar
Christine is the supervising attorney for the Kentucky Innocence Project Externship. She is the current Kentucky Innocence Project Education Staff Attorney at the Department of Public Advocacy, with a primary focus on forensic science and its implications in the criminal justice system. She has spent her entire legal career in indigent defense, first as a trial attorney in DPA’s Elizabethtown Trial Office and then as a post-conviction attorney at the Tennessee Office of the Post-Conviction Defender in Nashville, TN, representing indigent clients on Tennessee’s Death Row. Upon her return to Kentucky in 2017, she was a trial attorney in DPA’s Frankfort Trial Office before accepting her dual position at KIP and the Education Branch of DPA in January 2019. She is actively involved in training attorneys and developing curriculum and resource materials on a variety of legal topics. An Ohio native, Christine is a 2012 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio and is licensed in Kentucky and Tennessee.