Randolph Makoto Fiedler is an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Capital Habeas Unit in Las Vegas, Nevada. His practice involves advising and representing individuals sentenced to death in their post-conviction proceedings. He has appeared in state and federal district courts, the Nevada Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Fiedler researches and writes about ethics, the death penalty, and the right to counsel. He has been published in The Nevada Independent, The Champion, The Nevada Law Journal Forum; he also has forthcoming articles in Nevada Lawyer, The Nevada Law Journal, and a forthcoming book chapter in Fostering First Gen Success and Inclusion.
In addition to his practice, Mr. Fiedler actively serves Nevada bar associations in various roles. He is a past president, current board member, and amicus chair for Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Nevada’s state-wide organization for criminal defense lawyers. He is the chair-elect for the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility of the State Bar of Nevada and the vice president of the Nevada Coalition Against the Death Penalty. Mr. Fiedler is also a proud member of both the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas.
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