Law School alumna appointed as Ninth Circuit's new Public Defender
Charleston School of Law alumna Cameron Blazer (’07) has been appointed as the Ninth Circuit’s new Public Defender. She is a member of the founding class at the law school.
“I’m going to do everything I can to be a thoughtful and creative problem solver,” Blazer told the Post and Courier. “Everyone involved needs to be “open and willing to try new things.”
Blazer graduated magna cum laude from Charleston Law. As a student, she served as a teaching fellow and earned the annual Pro Bono Service Award for community service. Blazer also remained active at the school after graduation, serving as vice president of the Alumni Association (2013-2015).
Since graduation, Blazer has remained active in the community. She served on the Board of Directors at PURE Theatre and chaired the Lowcountry Advisory Board for the Jefferson Awards community honors program. In 2016, she opened the Blazer Law Firm in Mount Pleasant where she practiced defense law.
Charleston School of Law will be co-sponsoring a reception in recognition of Blazer’s appointment on Monday at 5:00 p.m., following the official swearing-in ceremony. The event will be held at the Charleston Library Society on King Street.
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