Thursday, April 3, 2008

Mourning Robert Hooker

Robert_hooker With sadness it is reported that Robert J. Hooker, a public defender and member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), was killed as a result of an automobile accident. Bob's career included service as a Superior Court judge and as a criminal defense lawyer in private practice.  But most recently, Bob had chosen to devote this career to being a public defender. And those who knew him agree that when it came to professionalism, Bob was a leader. 

See articles and blogposts here, here, here, here. For details on the memorial service, see here.


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Bob was a giant, both to me personally and to the public. I can't say anything more than he has the dog forever more!

Posted by: Kyle Ipson | Apr 4, 2008 5:07:26 PM

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