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Alan Ellis is a criminal defense lawyer with offices in San Francisco, Philadelphia, and soon to be opened Hong Kong.  The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in a published decision has described him as a nationally recognized expert in federal criminal sentencing.  Federal Lawyer Magazine has described him as one [of] this country's pre-eminent criminal defense lawyers.  Mr. Ellis is a past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  He is also a contributing editor to the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice magazine for whom he writes a regular quarterly column on federal sentencing.  He is a sought after lecturer in criminal law education programs and is widely published in the area of federal sentencing, Bureau of Prisons Matters, appeal and other post-conviction remedies with more than 90 articles to his credit.  Amongst his publications are the highly acclaimed Federal Prison Guidebook the Federal Sentencing Guidebook and the Federal Post Conviction Guidebook..  Mr. Ellis also publishes Federal Sentencing and Post Conviction News.  He has recently authored several articles on the United States Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Booker entitled All About Booker, Litigating in a Post-Booker World. And Representing the White Collar Client in a Post-Booker World. In the area of international criminal law, he has recently authored Americans Arrested Abroad, a companion article to his earlier Going Home:  An Introduction to International Prisoner Transfer Treaties.  More than one legal commentator has referred to Mr. Ellis as the go to guy in America for federal sentencing, Bureau of Prison matters, and post conviction remedies.

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495 Miller Ave.
Suite 201
Mill Valley, CA 94941
37.891792,-122.566862

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