Since 1982, Cheryl D. Stein has been a criminal defense lawyer with a solo practice in the District of Columbia. She has handled over 100 jury trials, non-jury trials, and motions hearings in both state and federal court, as well as dozens of appeals and habeas corpus cases in federal courts all around the country.
She is an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, its listserve and its Committee on Rules and Procedure. She is also an adjunct professor at the American University Washington College of Law, where she teaches Evidence, and an instructor at Harvard Law School's Trial Advocacy Workshop.
Ms. Stein believes that communication is one of the keys to a criminal defense practice. She prides herself on being able to explain complex legal issues in a way that is comprehensible to anyone.