Nina Ginsberg '78 Elected to the Board of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Monday, August 13, 2012
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
Nina J. Ginsberg '78 was sworn in as
a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) Board of Directors at the Annual Board and Membership
Meeting in San Francisco, California, on July 28. This will be Ginsberg’s third
term on the board. She previously served on the board from 1989 to 1995.
Ginsberg, a partner at DiMuro
Ginsberg, PC, in Alexandria,
Virginia, has practiced criminal
law for more than 30 years. Her work has included representing one of the
September 11th Guantanamo
detainees in the military commissions and in the DC Court of Appeals as part of
the John Adams Project. And she represented NACDL at the 2008 United Nations
sessions in Vienna, Austria.
In her decades of NACDL
membership, Ginsberg has channeled her inexhaustible energy and enthusiasm into
a number of tenures chairing and co-chairing the Amicus, Asset Forfeiture and
International Law Committees. She has served on several Nominating Committees and
executive director screening task forces, as well as receiving three
presidential commendations. She now serves on the National Security,
International Law, Sex Offender Policy, and Death Penalty Advisory Committees.
Ginsberg was elected to two
terms on the Virginia State Bar Council, the State Bar’s equivalent to the
NACDL Board, and recently completed a term on the Virginia Bar’s
Board of Governors of the Criminal Law Section. She has also taught as an
adjunct faculty member at the George Washington University
and George Mason University
Schools of Law. Ginsberg
is a contributing editor on the editorial board of the Criminal Law Advocacy
Reporter and was an early member of the Practitioner’s Advisory Committee to
the U.S. Sentencing Commission. She is currently also a member of the Steering
Group of the Bar Association of the District
of Columbia’s Committee on National Security Law,
Policy & Practice.
Ginsberg’s practice is
comprised largely of complex criminal litigation, including financial and corporate
fraud, computer crime, national security litigation, and professional ethics
for both individual and corporate defendants. She is a graduate of the University of Rochester and the Antioch School of Law.
For more information visit DiMuroGinsberg.