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Georgia L. Sims

Adjunct Professor of Law
Assistant Deputy Public Defender, Nashville Public Defender's Office

Georgia Sims currently serves as Assistant Deputy Public Defender in the Metropolitan Davidson County Public Defenders Office where she works closely with the elected Chief Public Defender and the Deputy Public Defender to manage the day-to-day operations, as well as long term visioning and planning. She also serves as the Training Director and Intern Program Coordinator for the office. Sims has been part of the Metropolitan Davidson County Public Defenders Office since 2014, beginning as Division I Criminal Court Team Leader, moving to Assistant Public Defender from 2009-2019. Sims has also served in various roles at Gideon's Promise since 2011, most recently as an Alumni Faculty Member.