Attorney, Hennepin County Public Defender's Office
Nadine Graves is a Minnesota native (daughter of Liberian immigrants) and a graduate of, a HBCU, Delaware State University, where she earned a B.A. in Sociology and Criminal Justice, and Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Nadine is a public defender who has represented hundreds of people charged with criminal offenses ranging from misdemeanors to felonies. She currently represents parents subjected to child protection civil cases.
Nadine is the board chair of a non-profit, We Are Criminals, an organization dedicated to challenging society’s perceptions of what it means to be “criminal.”