Ms. Summers has already proven to be an integral member of the team of attorneys at The Blanch Law Firm since joining the firm in 2007. Her career already includes a wealth of experience and a long list of awards and recognition everywhere she has worked and studied, and she brings that approach and experience to every case she handles.
Ms. Summers earned her bachelor's degree with a major in marketing at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 2002. Upon earning her degree from Lehigh, Ms. Summers continued her education at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, D.C., where she earned her degree in 2005.
In terms of her professional experience, Ms. Summers began earning her stripes in the courtroom even before she finished her law degree. During her third year of law school, Ms. Summers assisted in several federal death penalty cases and represented her own criminal clients before finishing her law degree.
Upon earning her law degree, Ms. Summers began her legal career fighting for the rights of those accused of crimes in and around Washington, D.C. Based upon this experience and her track record of success, Ms. Summers was a welcome addition to The Blanch Law Firm.
Since joining the firm, Ms. Summers has continued her work with high-level criminal defense cases and expanded her practice to include civil litigation and high-profile federal arbitrations as well as continuing to develop her reputation with efforts outside of the firm. These efforts include serving as a member of the Capital Punishment Committee of the Bar Association of the City of New York. Given her early success with this work, she is now chairing the 2008 habeas training seminar which offers instructions for local attorneys representing capital defendants in habeas proceedings.
Areas of Practice:
White Collar Crimes
- Criminal Law
- New York
- The Catholic University of America
- J.D. (2005)
- Lehigh University
- B.A. | Marketing
- New York State Bar # 4517447
- - Current