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					TIMOTHY A. CHANDLER                                             RESUME OF QUALIFICATIONS
Attorney at Law                                                  California Office (619) 645-5245
CHANDLER LAW FIRM PLLC                                          Washington, DC Offic (202) 296-8484

QUALIFICATIONS
             -           Special Qualifications in Government Related Law and Employment
                         Law
                  -       A University education and over 36 years Legal Experience has resulted in the following
                          qualifications:

                  -       J.D. Degree: Member of California State Bar

                  -       Excellent Performance evaluations

                  -       Heavy civil and criminal caseload with excellent record of success at Hearings and Jury
                          trials; both as Deputy District Attorney, Deputy Public Defender and Private Attorney.

                  -       Highly motivated, self-confident, articulate, and tough manager of attorneys and staff.

                  -       Expert knowledge of legal procedure, practice, law office management and budget
                          administration.

EXPERIENCE
2009–Present      CHANDLER LAW FIRM PLLC
                  Attorney and Arbitrator
                  2020 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
                  Washington, D.C. 20006

1997 - 2009       SAN DIEGO COUNTY ALTERNATE PUBLIC DEFENDER
                  Director of The Department of the Alternate Public Defender
                  - responsible for the Operation of the Juvenile Dependency Program
2/16/96 - 11/96   Assistant Director
                  Duties and Responsibilities:
                  -       Duties and responsibilities include providing legal services to eligible indigent persons,
                          establishing and implementing departmental policy and procedure, consulting and
                          working with other departments within the criminal justice system and operating the
                          department in the most efficient and cost effective way possible.

1989 - 2/15/96    SAN DIEGO COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
                  Deputy Public Defender IV and V

                  Duties and Responsibilities:
                  -       Tried the most serious cases including murder with special circumstances and death
                          penalty trials.

                  -       Assigned the supervision of over 20 felony attorneys including overseeing expenditure of
                          funds for experts and trial costs, training and education and supervision of paralegals and
                          clerical staff.

                  -       Assigned the duties of determining conflicts and assigning cases to attorneys according to
                          their skills and ability.

                  -       Assigned the responsibility of evaluating legal skills and abilities of the attorneys for
                          promotion and special assignments.

1987 - 1989       KERN COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
                  Deputy Public Defender IV
                     Duties and Responsibilities:
                     -       Assigned to Felony Trial Panel trying the most serious felonies, including violation of
                             Penal Code sections 187, 233, 212.5, 459, 261, etc. Conducted numerous hearings and
                             jury trials in front of local Kern County judges.



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1985 - 1987          ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDERS OFFICE
                     Deputy Public Defender III

                     Duties and Responsibilities:
                     -       Handled serious misdemeanors and felonies at trial and preliminary hearings. Excellent
                             record of dismissals and acquittals.

1980 - 1985          CHANDLER, TIMOTHY A., ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW
                     Sacramento, California
                     Owner

                     General practice with emphasis on administrative, civil and criminal litigation.      Handled
                     numerous misdemeanor, felony, and civil trials.

1977 - 1979          SACRAMENTO COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, Sacramento, CA
                     Deputy District Attorney II

                     Duties and Responsibilities:
                     -       Legal research and Criminal Trials.
                     -       Supervised clerical and Law Clerk personnel.
                     -       Over 40 misdemeanor and felony trials with excellent record of success.

EDUCATION            UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
                     B.S. Mathematics (1972)

                     UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
                     Master of Business Administration (1976)

                     UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
                     Juris Doctorate (1976)
                     Passed California State Bar Exam - 11/76

ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

                     Legal Aid Society of Sacramento
                     San Diego County Bar Association
                     California Black Attorneys Association
                     Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association
                     California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
                     American Inn of Court
                     California Public Defenders Association

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

                     Campaign manager for Sacramento City Councilman Dan Thompson.
                     Death Penalty College Faculty Member.
                     Court T.V. Legal Commentator.
Wiley Manuel Founders Award.

				
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