Ms. Favret has represented hundreds of adults and juveniles facing a range of criminal charges from traffic infractions to violent crimes. In addition to numerous bench and jury trials, Ms. Favret has successfully litigated pre- and post-trial motions challenging evidentiary issues and the actions of law enforcement officers.
A native of Prince Edward County, Ms. Favret pursued a legal career out of a desire to help others. She graduated from University of Richmond’s School of Law and began her career as an Assistant Public Defender in Fredericksburg, Virginia. In 2016, she became an associate at the law firm of Spencer, Meyer, Koch & Cornick, practicing criminal defense and family law in the City of Fredericksburg and surrounding counties. She joined Bowen, Shah, & Clements in 2017.
Beginning in law school, Ms. Favret has devoted herself to representing criminal defendants. She held internships and clinical placements with the Federal Public Defender, the Institute for Actual Innocence, University of Richmond’s Children’s Defense Clinic, and the Capital Defender. She also served as a board member for the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, which works to shape the discourse surrounding legal and constitutional issues affecting marginalized populations.