Marea Beeman

Marea Beeman is Director of Research Initiatives for the Defender Legal Services Division of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA). Marea is an attorney who has worked for more than two decades to improve the administration of and access to justice through research, writing, and technical assistance projects. Engagements before joining NLADA in 2014 were as Senior Project Manager with the Justice Management Institute, Senior Research Associate with the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard Kennedy School, and Vice President of The Spangenberg Group. Marea received her bachelor’s degree from The Colorado College and her J.D., magna cum laude, from the New England School of Law.