Staff Attorney, Criminal Practice
Mark Mullaney joined the Criminal Defense practice as a staff attorney in September 2016. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, and was awarded the Greenfield Trial Practice Award for his outstanding work in indigent defense for the Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic (CDPAC). He also served as Vice President of the Georgetown Criminal Law Association, was an editor for the Georgetown Journal for Poverty Law and Policy, and was recognized as a Special Pro Bono Pledge Honoree for his dedication to pro bono service.
Mr. Mullaney’s indigent criminal defense experience also includes working as a law clerk and Rule 36 attorney for the New Hampshire Public Defender and as a law clerk for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. While at Georgetown he clerked for human rights organization International Rights Advocates and researched adequacy of representation in immigration court as an intern in the Office of General Counsel for the Executive Office for Immigration Review at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mr. Mullaney received his B.A. in Political Science at Macalester College. After graduating from Macalester he worked for two years at the Center for Responsive Politics in Washington, D.C., researching the links between money, politics, and policymaking.
He is humbled to be working with an outstanding and diverse group of colleagues at Brooklyn Defender Services and is dedicated to zealously advocating for his clients.