Sean Bolser

Sean Bolser


Sean Bolser is an attorney with the Federal Capital Appellate Resource Counsel Project.

He represents, on appeal, individuals sentenced to death in federal court. He also trains and consults with lawyers handling such cases across the country.

He worked as a deputy defender with the New York Capital Defender Office from 2000 to 2005. After the New York Court of Appeals invalidated New York's death penalty statute as a deputy federal public defender in the Capital Habeas Unit of the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles from 2005 to 2009.

He clerked for the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Sean graduated from Harvard College and the New York University School of Law, where he was an Arthur Garfield Hays Fellow and recipient of the Eric Dean Bender Prize for public interest work.

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