Cassie Trueblood joined SCPDA in 2006. Cassie earned her B.A. at DePauw University and her J.D. at the University of Washington School of Law. During law school, Cassie worked as a legal intern at the Federal Defenders of Eastern Washington and Idaho, the Washington Defender Association, and the U.S. Immigration Court in Miami.
Cassie was part of the Trueblood litigation team that received the WACDL Champion of Justice Award in 2015. Cassie also received the WDA President’s Award and the SCBA President’s Award that same year. She has presented at statewide programs on mental health issues and shaken baby trials.
“I became a public defender because I love the thrill of trial and the satisfaction of fighting the man, while focusing on individual clients and cases.”