Brett Ballew, JD

Mr. Ballew is a Parents Representation Program Managing Attorney for the Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD). Prior to joining OPD, he was appointed in every type of court in the state for just about every type of case for which an attorney can be appointed, including the representation of parents in dependency and termination cases from 1996 to 2007. Since joining OPD, he has given numerous presentations across the country about the effective representation of parents. Mr. Ballew received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Montana.