Legal Director, California Innocence Project
Director, Street Law San Diego
LL.M. in Trial Advocacy, California Western School of Law
J.D., California Western School of Law
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
Alex Simpson is the Legal Director for the California Innocence Project and Program Coordinator of Street Law San Diego. He oversees all active cases currently in litigation on behalf of the Project. Simpson was named as a Top Attorney in 2009 by the San Diego Daily Transcript and received the Postconviction Lawyer of the Year (Joint Award) from the Board of Directors of the Criminal Defense Bar Association of San Diego in 2006. Simpson received his J.D. in 2004 and his LL.M. in Federal Criminal Law in 2005, both from California Western School of Law, and received his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999.