GPILSA and WLSA Present: Prosecution vs Public Defense

GPILSA and WLSA Present: Prosecution vs Public Defense

Join GPILSA and WLSA on Tuesday, October 19th from 12:15-1:15 in room 240 to learn more about the roles of prosecutors and public defenders! We will have a panel of prosecutors and public defenders who will answer any and all questions about their respective professions. This event is sponsored by Career Services.

Food will be provided! All students are welcome to attend!

RSVP and submit any questions you have for the panelists here:


  • Amy Diederich: Works for the Gila River Indian Community Office of the Prosecutor
  • Stephanie Conlon: Training Director of the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office
  • Sandra Diehl: Appointed Head Public Defender in Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Elizabeth Scholz: Former Cook County State’s Attorney and Supervising Attorney in the Appellate Division; Former prosecutor for several East Valley municipalities before switching to criminal defense; Current Professor for ASU’s School of Criminology & Criminal Justice