True Crime & Law Podcast
Sept. 6, 2022

Orlando Nieves 👨‍⚖️ Office of the Federal Public Defender

On this episode of the NJ Criminal Podcast, we are joined by Orlando Nieves. 💼 Orlando is a criminal defense investigator with the Office of the Federal Public Defender - District of New Jersey. He has years of experience working in the criminal justice system and is an expert on civil rights and the presumption of innocence. In this interview, he discusses these concepts in depth and offers his insights on how they play out in practice.


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Orlando Nieves

Senior Investigator

Born and raised in the city of Camden, I graduated from Rutgers University - Camden with a B.A. in Psychology. I have worked for the past 25 years as a Criminal Defense Investigator with the Office of the Federal Public Defender - District of New Jersey, assisting our attorneys with all aspects of federal criminal case preparation and investigation, including locating and interviewing witnesses, interviewing clients and family, social and family history investigation, mitigation investigation, background and criminal history verification, and trial preparation. Outside of work, I am a husband and father, as well as an ordained Zen Buddhist Monk/Priest in the Soto Zen tradition.