PRACDL Charter Member Rachel Brill has been appointed by the Chief Justice of the United States to serve on the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. This is a great distinction and honor.
Rachel has served as PRACDL Treasurer, 1992-2004; and as a Board Member, 2004-2005. She is an accomplished trial and appellate lawyer. She is in charge --on behalf of NACDL-- of assisting counsel here in San Juan in preparing for oral argument before the First Circuit. She has chaired PRACDL's CLE Committee and is also a member of the Amicus Committee and our Lawyer's Assistance Task Force. More recently, she has been involved with other PRACDL members in valuable workshops for criminal defense lawyers. She has served as Professor (1993-2002) and Adjunct Professor (2004-present), at the Federal Criminal Litigation Clinic, University of Puerto Rico.
Rachel, PRACDL congratulates you!