Linda Kenney Baden is a former criminal prosecutor and trial attorney known for high-profile cases such as Aaron Hernandez and Casey Anthony. She represented music producer Phil Spector in his first murder trial and was portrayed by Dame Helen Mirren in a SAG award-winning performance for the television film, Phil Spector.
Linda Kenney Baden is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Rutgers University, she then went on to graduate from Rutgers School of Law. Following graduation from law school, she served a judicial clerkship with the Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division, Judge John F. Lynch, and then entered private practice with the law firm of Meyner and Landis in Newark. Ms. Kenney Baden was later appointed Assistant Prosecutor for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office where she served as a trial team leader and the lead attorney assigned to the Sex Crimes Investigative Unit. During her tenure with the Prosecutor’s Office, she prepared and tried numerous criminal cases including those involving murder and the death penalty. Ms. Kenney Baden is now a private trial attorney who focuses on criminal defense and civil rights.
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