Criminal Law; Legal Research, Writing & Analysis I, II & III; Pretrial Practice & Procedure; Trial Advocacy; Criminal Procedure
Prior to joining the John Marshall faculty in 2007, Professor Fulcher served as a criminal defense attorney specializing in indigent defense. Professor Fulcher worked as a Senior Staff Attorney for the Georgia Capital Defender, successfully litigating death penalty cases; a Senior Staff Attorney for the Fulton County Public Defender, handling all major felony cases; was the CEO of her own firm, The Fulcher Law Group, Inc., representing clients with misdemeanor, serious felonies, and civil cases; and a Senior Staff and Supervising Attorney for the Fulton County Conflict Defender, representing adults and juveniles charged as adults. Professor Fulcher has also worked for The Southern Center for Human Rights, helped to obtain habeas corpus relief for a client wrongfully convicted of murder while in private practice, and provided representation and research for abused and neglected children with DeKalb County Juvenile Court. Additionally, she has conducted training programs for the Fulton County Public Defender Office and is an instructor for the Southern Public Defender Training Center.
B.A., Howard University
J.D., Emory University School of Law