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Michael Machen, Esq.

Michael J. Machen is the Chief Public Defender for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Mr. Machen has served in the Allegheny County Public Defender's office since 1984. He has served as a trial supervisor/first assistant public defender and deputy director for the trial division. Mr. Machen was appointed Chief Public Defender in January, 2004. He also serves on the board of directors for the Public Defenders Association of Pennsylvania. Mr. Machen holds a Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law and a B.A. from Allegheny College.

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