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Division of Criminal Justice Congratulates TaShun Bowden-Lewis, Connecticut’s Sixth Chief Public Defender


The Division of Criminal Justice wishes TaShun Bowden-Lewis well in her recent appointment as Connecticut’s newest Chief Public Defender.

Chief State's Attorney Patrick J. Griffin is pictured here with TaShun Bowden-Lewis, Connecticut’s sixth Chief Public Defender, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and U.S. Attorney Vanessa Roberts Avery. The photo was taken following the July 14, 2022 swearing-in ceremony for Chief Public Defender Bowden-Lewis at the Connecticut Supreme Court in Hartford.