On Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 9 am ET, Corey Brinson, a former attorney convicted for a white collar crime who is now a prison and pardons consultant running for Hartford City Council (and a member of our online White Collar/Nonviolent Support Group), was our guest on Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant – The Voice of CT Criminal Justice. Live on WNHH 103.5 FM New Haven, rebroadcast at 5 pm. Live-streamed and podcast everywhere, see below. Sponsored by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven – Now More Than Ever.
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Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant | Corey BrinsonGuest Corey Brinson, Former Attorney Convicted for a White Collar Crime who is now a Prison and Pardons Consultant Running for Hartford City Council.www.newhavenindependent.org
Posted by New Haven Independent on Friday, 1 November 2019
Corey Brinson is the founder and chief executive officer of the Second Chance Firm, LLC. Mr. Brinson works closely with professionals who are the subject of federal prosecution and are expected to surrender to the Federal Bureau of Prisons for a period of incarceration. Mr. Brinson also works with people with criminal records who are seeking a pardon in the State of Connecticut or with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of the Pardon Attorney. Mr. Brinson is also a registered and active lobbyist in Connecticut and advocates for broad, sweeping criminal justice reform.
Mr. Brinson brings his unique experiences in the criminal justice system to his prison consulting, pardon, and lobbying work. He has experienced the entire criminal justice system. Specifically, he has tried a murder case to verdict, obtained not guilty verdicts in felony cases, represented white-collar defendants in state and federal criminal court, and has argued for criminal defendants at sentencing hearings in federal court. Additionally, he has obtained and advocated for pardons for clients before the Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles.
In 2017, Mr. Brinson was convicted in federal court of a white-collar crime related to unlawful banking transactions concerning a client’s multimillion-dollar securities scheme. He served 16 months in a federal prison camp and a halfway house. Mr. Brinson is also a 2018 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Residential Drug Abuse Program, which provides inmates with significantly reduced sentences and improved life skills.
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