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Maitreya Badami


Maitreya Badami graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA and received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law. Before joining the Northern California Innocence Project in 2010, Maitreya spent 16 years in criminal defense, both as a deputy public defender and in private practice. She has litigated both trial and appellate cases, in California state and federal courts. She has been a panel attorney for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, litigating direct appeals and habeas corpus petitions.