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Khasha Attaran


Khasha Attaran works for the Office of the Federal Public Defender, Western District of Pennsylvania, as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Trial Division. The Office of the Federal Public Defender provides defense services to individuals who are financially unable to obtain representation in Federal criminal cases.

A passion for criminal law and public service, he started his legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in West Palm Beach, Florida.

He has represented over 2000 people in State and Federal Court and has tried over 40 cases to verdict.

He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oregon, and his JD from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law with a concentration in Criminal Law and Policy

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