Attorney Bryan is a member of the Calif.ornia and New York bars, served as Chair of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (Washington, DC), has specialized in death penalty litigation since the return of capital punish in the 1970s, has handled numerous murder cases (including over 100 trials). Since 1994 he has been the legal commentator for ABC in San Francisco, and has spoken at various universities on human rights abuses and the death penalty, etc.
Attorney Robert R. Bryan’s associate, Jill Culbert, also specializes in death penalty litigation. She is a native of the Philadelphia area, attended college on academic scholarship at Fordham University, New York, and then went, also on academic scholarship, to the Univ. of San Francisco Law school. She is an honors graduate of both schools. She was hired by atty Bryan on the recommendation of a professor who teaches death penalty law. He said she was the top student in his class. In 2001 Jill was at the Human Rights Commission, Geneva, Switzerland, where she lobbied for an international prohibition against the execution of juvenile offenders. Continue reading