Brenda Williams

  • Law Lecturer
  • Co-Director, Tribal Court Public Defense Clinic


Phone: (206) 685-3917

Brenda Williams


B.A. 1994, M.P.A. 1997, J.D. 1997, University of Washington

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Courses

LAW E 516 Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
LAW E 529 Tribal Court Clinic
LAW E 571 Lat Crit Theory, Praxis & Community Seminar

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 UW Law's faculty, staff, and students to promote an open, engaging and welcoming community. Dean 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.