Heidi Rummel

Co-Director

Heidi Rummel co-directs the Post-Conviction Justice Project. Under her supervision, second and third-year law students represent California life-term inmates, primarily women and youth offenders. 

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Michael J. Brennan

Co-Director

A specialist in clinical legal education, Brennan co-directs the Post-Conviction Justice Project and teaches trial advocacy.

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Eunice Bautista

Senior Case Manager

Eunice Bautista is the Senior Case Manager for the Post-Conviction Justice Project. Ms. Bautista received her Bachelor of Arts degree in U.S. History with a minor in Ethnic Studies from UCLA. Following a successful career as a paralegal in big law, she joined PCJP in 2013. Having established herself in the world of private law firms, Ms. Bautista currently uses her knowledge and experience to prepare law students to work effectively in government, non-profit or private practice. She manages nearly every aspect of the Project: from managing requests for representation and overseeing all court filings and dockets to serving as point person with administrative agencies and prisons to counseling clients and mentoring law students. Eunice is affectionately described by many as “the clinic mom,” because her compassion and care touch every project and every person. PCJP is extremely fortunate to have her passion, expertise, and experience on our team.