Meet the Instructor

Brenda Williams

Associate Dean for Students, Community Engagement and Equity, University of Washington

Co-Director, Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic, University of Washington

Brenda Williams is a faculty member in the UW School of Law, where she serves as associate dean for students, community engagement and equity and as the co-director of the Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic. In her role of associate dean, she leads the collaborative efforts of the law school's faculty, staff and students to promote an open, engaging and welcoming community. Williams received her law degree and her Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington. Her scholarly and policy work focuses on the criminal justice system and tribal courts.