Mary Greer

Senior Technical Advisor, Criminal Law

Mary provides substantive program direction, support and expertise to ROLl's criminal justice programs. She designs and implements programs addressing global issues like corruption, human trafficking, SGB V, and financial and organized crimes, as well as procedural novelties such as plea bargaining and alternative sentencing. She conducts research in comparative models and best practices in criminal law, and designs and implements curriculum and trainings, including in adult communication/learning, trial advocacy skills, effective investigative techniques in SGBV cases, and restorative justice and alternatives in criminal processes. She has helped design and has implemented a number of assessments, including in Prosecutorial Reform and Detention Procedures, as well those generally focused on Judicial and Criminal Justice Systems. She has given presentations on criminal justice/rule of law issues at the IIJ, IAP, COE, IB A, OECD, and UNODC, FSI, FBI, DOJ/DOS and numerous law schools. Ms. Greer served as ROLl's criminal law liaison in Bosnia from 1998-2000. She was then posted at the ICTY with the Coalition for International Justice before rejoining the ROLI in March 2002. Ms. Greer practiced law for 15 years at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, including five years as public defender and eight years as the elected prosecutor. Ms. Greer has a B.A. in political science from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS, and a J.D. from St. Louis University.