Tony Brass

attorney representing Michael Robison

Guest

Mr. Brass began his career as a prosecutor in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Rising quickly through the ranks he became one of that office's most successful gang violence and homicide prosecutors.

As a former United States Attorney, Mr. Brass spent two years in the Major Crimes Division where he prosecuted a wide range of cases from bank robbery to fraud. As part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force he wrote the guidelines for wiretap investigations and is highly experienced challenging wire tap evidence in complex criminal proceedings.

Because of his experience in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, Mr. Brass is a Federal Court qualified expert on California Sentencing Law and charging practices of the San Francisco DA's office.

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