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NYDEO: Host Meredith Kincaid closes discussion on Fake News & Political Persuasion 09/20/17

Posted: September 29th, 2017, 8:30 pm
by Nydia Tisdale

Meredith Kincaid co-chairs the Georgia Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS).

Meredith’s practice covers a range of investigations and criminal and civil litigation matters in state and federal courts. Her experience includes conducting factual investigations relating to allegations implicating both criminal statutes and potential civil causes of action, drafting motions before federal and state courts, managing discovery in pending litigation, trial preparation, and participating in and leading successful settlement negotiations on behalf of clients.

Meredith has represented news organizations and nonprofits seeking to enforce access to government information. She is a member of a litigation team that represents one of the three major consumer reporting agencies in its national defense of consumer litigation cases under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Meredith maintains an active and diverse pro bono practice, including representation of individuals on death row, domestic violence victims seeking protective orders against their abusers, sponsors of unaccompanied minors seeking special immigrant juvenile status, and individuals asserting constitutional and civil rights claims in federal, state, and immigration courts.

She is a founding member of the Southern Center for Human Rights Ambassadors Leadership Council, a member of the Media Law Resource Center’s Next Generation Committee, and a member of the Atlanta Women’s Chorus.

Prior to attending law school, she worked as a professional fundraiser in higher education and the arts. In law school, she worked in the Capital Punishment Clinic, representing clients who were sentenced to death in Texas.

Fake News & Political Persuasion presented by the American Constitution Society Georgia Lawyer Chapter, and General Assembly; co-sponsored by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation and Jones Day; and held at Ponce City Market in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

Follow her on Twitter @MereAuContraire.


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