Micah Schwartzbach joined Nolo’s editorial staff in 2013. Before that he was a criminal defense lawyer specializing in research and writing. In 2008 he served as co-counsel in the landmark acquittal of an organ transplant surgeon accused of attempting to accelerate a potential organ donor’s death. (People v. Roozrokh, San Luis Obispo Superior Court Case No. F405885.) He writes and edits content across a range of practice areas. He also authors Uncuffed: A Candid Take on Crime and Society, a blog that dissects the world of criminal law. Micah earned his B.A. from the University of California, Davis, where he graduated with highest honors, and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he graduated cum laude.