May 15, 2014 -- UCLA Law Student Logan Noblin ’15 has been selected to join the Gideon’s Promise Summer Law Clerk Program class of 2014. He is one of 16 first- and second-year law students chosen for the highly selective program. He will work under the supervision of a Gideon’s Promise public defender in the Dallas County Public Defender’s Office.
The Summer Law Clerk Program is a partnership between Gideon’s Promise, a nonprofit organization working to mobilize and train public defenders, participating law schools and public defender offices in the Southeast. The program recruits talented students who are specifically interested in leading proactive solutions that improve the struggling indigent defense system and display the characteristics and passion required to become a promising public defender.
Noblin came to law school to pursue a career as a public defender. While at UCLA Law, he has worked as a law clerk in the Los Angeles Public Defender’s Office, was a member of the law school’s Criminal Justice Society and served as a mentor in the UCLA Law Fellows Program. He previously served as a law clerk in the Law Offices of Henry Salcido in Long Beach, California, and a paralegal at Blecher & Collins in Los Angeles. Noblin graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California with a B.A. degree in Anthropology. While at USC, he was a Presidential Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa and a writer for the Daily Trojan.