As NACDL’s Chief Operating Officer, Steven Logan, supports association staff in driving the Executive Director’s vision and meeting NACDL’s mission. He oversees the daily operations and business functions including, information technology, website, procurement, and facilities.
Steven led NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project (R2F) for its 2020 inaugural year. He assisted with the launch of several pro bono initiatives, including the Federal COVID-19 and D.C. Compassionate Release Projects in response to the threat that the Coronavirus Pandemic posed to the incarcerated community. In 2021, Steven managed the creation of NACDL’s Cannabis Justice Initiative.
As the project manager of the NACDL/FAMM State Clemency Project since its creation in 2017, Steven has recruited, trained, and supported volunteer attorneys and firms for their case reviews and submission of petitions for executive clemency. Steven works with state agents to ensure the efficient flow of data and submissions.
Steven served as the Assistant Project Manager for Clemency Project 2014 (CP2014). He developed the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), a management system for volunteer and applicant information. He developed protocols with federal agencies for the secure transmission of this data. The ATS continues to be used for R2F Initiatives and other NACDL projects.
Prior to the start of CP2014, he managed the NACDL’s technology resources and information technology infrastructure. He worked with staff to launch new online initiatives and aided membership using NACDL’s website, discussion groups, and other digital services.
Before to joining NACDL, Steven managed information technology departments in primary and secondary educational institutions, most recently at the See Forever Foundation and Maya Angelou Schools in the District of Columbia and at Mount Paran Christian School in Marietta, GA.
Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!