The Habeas Handbook by California's premier Habeas Corpus attorney Kent Russell is a practical guide to state and federal Habeas Corpus Under "AEDPA" (Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996) for prisoners and their families.
Kent A. Russell is the premier habeas corpus lawyer in California and is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable habeas corpus practitioners in the United States.
Kent is an experienced and dedicated lawyer who has been actively representing criminal defendants, appellants, and petitioners for over 45 years in state and federal courts in California and throughout the country. He has handled hundreds of habeas corpus petitions on the state and federal level, and is an acknowledged, practicing expert in appellate and habeas corpus law both in California and nationally. Kent has been chosen for the panel from which lawyers are selected by the California Supreme Court to prepare and present appeals and habeas corpus petitions on behalf of condemned prisoners on death row, and has served on felony appointment panels administered by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the San Francisco Superior Court, and the First District Appellate Project. Kent has also testified as an expert witness in habeas corpus matters, and has served on the Litigation Executive Committe of the State Bar of California. More about Kent »
Addresss: 3169 Washington Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 563-8640
Tara Allen, certified as a Specialist in Appellate Law by the California Board of Specialization, has over 25 years of criminal law and post-conviction experience and is licensed in all state and federal courts in California and Arizona.
Tara and Kent have partnered in dozens of habeas corpus cases in the past decade, beginning with frank and comprehensive case evaluations, and progressing through state habeas in California courts, federal habeas in the U.S. district courts, and federal appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. More about Tara »
Address: 4744 Telephone Rd., Ste. 3-235, Ventura, CA 93003
Phone: (530) 541-2505
Mr. Campbell has been committed to issues related to social justice since his youth and has worked in a variety of fields in an effort to provide support to those in need of assistance. He carries out his work in the criminal defense field with these same commitments in mind and brings to his practice a sense of respect for his clients and a desire to work closely with them to obtain the best possible results in their cases.
At Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, Mr. Campbell has drafted and argued numerous motions in both felony and misdemeanor cases at the state level and has worked on appeals at both the state and federal level. Mr. Campbell has had numerous successes over the past year, winning motions and convincing courts to side with the defendant.
Address: The Law Offices of Susan L. Jordan
P.O. Box 2204, Citrus Heights, CA 95611
Phone: (916) 242-0060
Fax: (916) 200-0601