Chantá Parker

Neighborhood Defender Services of Detroit


Chantá is Managing Director of the Neighborhood Defender Services of Detroit. Chantá has over ten years of experience representing people charged with felonies in Harlem, Brooklyn, and New Orleans at some of the finest public defense offices in the country.

Chantá is a leader in Gideon’s Promise, a premier training program for public defenders in the South. Chantá brilliantly demonstrates the power of connection connecting deeply with the Essie sisterhood, making links between strategies and outcomes, and facilitating communication among the Board.