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Announcement – July 19, 2013 – Nomination to receive the "Trinity Praeses Elit Award
Anne is nominated to receive the "Trinity Praeses Elit Award" from the Dublin University Law Society of the Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. "It is awarded to those who have advanced legal discourse, through excellence of advocacy and commitment to causes".
Laws.com – "Legal Analyst and Attorney Skyrockets to Superstardom" – March 28, 2013
"Criminal defense attorneys usually have a relationship with law enforcement that can be described as antagonistic. Anne Bremner, one of America's best known legal analysts, made her name as a defense attorney with a twist: she worked to represent police officers and law enforcement agencies when they were accused of civil or criminal offenses."
Law Crossing – "Anne Bremner is One of the Best Trial Lawyers in the Nation" – November 11, 2012
"Anne Melani Bremner is an American trial attorney based in Seattle, Washington. The attorney's practice areas include sex abuse litigation, police and government liability, personal injury, major accident litigation, real estate, escrow and title litigation. She is well-known for being counsel and spokesperson for the friends of Amanda Knox, and as the lawyer for the family of Rebecca Mawii Zahau following her death in Coronado, California. Anne is also nationally-recognized for her work as a contributing legal analyst on TV and cable. Some of the networks she has appeared on several times include Fox, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, and the BBC."
The Salt Lake Tribune – "Susan Powell's parents try again for West Valley City police files" – July 30, 2012
"Anne Bremner, a Washington attorney who represents the missing mom's estate and her parents, filed an appeal on Friday with the West Valley City Council after the police department and city manager rejected her request for 'any and all investigative files' related to the disappearance of the young mother on Dec. 7, 2009."
Deseret News – "Susan Powell family to appeal records decision" – July 30, 2012
"Cox family attorney Anne Bremner said she does not expect the City Council to rule in their favor, but she said it's a necessary step in a process that could ultimately end up in the courts."
Huffington Post – "James Holmes Conviction No 'Slam Dunk' For Prosecutors" – July 24, 2012
"Holmes -- who faces the possibility of life in prison or the death penalty for allegedly carrying out one of the most deadly mass murders in U.S. history -- might have to plead insanity, according to veteran Seattle attorney and legal analyst Anne Bremner."
Seattle Met Magazine – "The Law and John Henry Browne" – July 18, 2012
"Anne Bremner, by then working in the prosecutor's office, remembers, 'I thought it was brilliant because everybody wanted to say Martin Pang should have stood trial for felony murder, but in fact, legally under the doctrine in extradition law, he couldn't.'"
Examiner.com - 'Spotlight on the missing': Nancy Grace spotlights Susan Cox Powell - February 26, 2011
Bremner said, “It`s been since April, and you know, Josh Powell has deprived them of their daughter and their grandchildren. And the fact is, we talked about a number of things here in this case in terms of damning evidence but haven`t even included that he left the state when she hadn`t been found and took the kids to our state, Washington State. He also drove a rental car for hundreds of miles.
MyNorthwest.com - Mockovak denied bail for 'dental work, colonoscopy' - February 23, 2011
"Mockovak fooled everybody," said Anne Bremner, the attorney representing Dr. King. "He felt that the fact [Mockovak] could come into court and be so presentable, so normal, was an indication he could be dangerous in the future."
AolNews - Knox's Parents Are Just the Latest to Run Afoul of Italy's Libel Laws - February 16, 2011
"I'd tell them not to ever go back to Italy," Seattle attorney Anne Bremner, a Knox family friend and founder of the Friends of Amanda organization, told AOL News today.
Criminal Justice Degrees Guide - 10 Famous Defense Attorneys - October 2010
"Known for covering the child molestation charges against Michael Jackson, Anne Bremner, is a well known Seattle trial attorney."
Lawyers USA - Courtroom Advantage: Seated At The Right - Or Left? - Hand of Justice - October 20, 2010
"Courtrooms in Superior Court in King's County, Wash., have L-shaped seating arrangements. One counsel table is situated perpendicular to the jury box; the other faces it. Bremner makes a beeline for the table that faces the jury."
Imagine Publicity - Crime Time Welcomes Anne Bremner - October 17, 2010
"She is a former Judicial Law Clerk who spent five years earning a reputation as a highly successful, tough, and focused King County Prosecutor. Her private practice has an emphasis on high-profile trial work. She represents the Seattle Police and other Washington State police departments and officers as well as Judges and public officials in civil and criminal trials."
Oregon Live.com - High Profile Seattle Defense Attorney to Assist Portland City Attorneys in Chasse Case - March 18, 2010
"The federal judge handling the pending lawsuit involving the death of James P. Chasse Jr. in Portland police custody earlier this month approved the city's request to have three out-of-state attorneys from a Seattle firm assist them in their defense, according to federal court documents. The most well-known face of the trio is Anne M. Bremner, a high-profile lawyer who has represented the Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, and Des Moines police."
Examiner.com - Concerns about Susan Cox Powell's Children, ages 5 and 3; experts weigh in - March 5, 2010
Susan Cox Powell, 28, mysteriously disappeared Dec. 6. Her husband, Josh Powell, was the last person to see her around midnight. He claimed to have taken their two young sons on an impromptu overnight camping trip leaving in the middle of the night….Examiner.com spoke with two legal experts, Attorney and Legal Analyst, Anne Bremner, and Family Law Attorney, Juliana Wong, of Stafford Frey Cooper in Seattle regarding the Susan Cox Powell case.
The Edmondton Sun - Doctor in murder plot fears suspect - November 20, 2009
Joseph King was slated to return to perform regularly scheduled eye surgeries this week at his Jasper Avenue clinic, but his lawyer Anne Bremner said he will still be looking over his shoulder after his business partner and former brother-in-law allegedly tried to hire Russian mobsters to kill him.
People Magazine - INSIDE STORY: The Neverland Drug Case that Never Was - July 23, 2009
"Hindsight is 20-20, but had they launched an investigation he might be alive today," Anne Bremner, a former prosecutor and TV legal analyst, tells PEOPLE.
Komo News - Lake Wash. Tech. student: Sex harasser kept job - July 21, 2009
Her attorney, Anne Bremner, says separating Woolworth from her fellow students punished and humiliated her for what her professor did.
The NY Times Opinion Pages - An Innocent Abroad - June 10, 2009
“In every murder, the killer always leaves something behind and always takes something with him,” said Anne Bremner, a former prosecutor and prominent attorney, a member of International Academy of Trial Lawyers, who is assisting the Knox family, pro-bono – though she has no role in the actual defense.
Kirotv.com - King County Judge On Trial Accused of Being Too Rude - November 19, 2008
"Could she be more likeable? I guess we all could be. Is that the test for throwing someone off the bench? Absolutely not," said Anne Bremner, Eiler's attorney.
Seattle PI - Seattle Public Schools: Learning a lesson - April 8, 2008
Plantiff's attorney Anne Bremner says the student, now in high school, volunteers with victims groups and had looked forward to testifying before the settlement ended a surprisingly vigorous district legal defense.
Seattle PI - Citizen group revisits role in JOA fight - August 4, 2006
Anne Bremner, chairwoman of the Committee for a Two-Newspaper Town, said the group Wednesday night chose four new attorneys, two new board members and a fundraiser, all with a view toward continuing efforts to preserve both the Seattle P-I and The Seattle Time.
Seattle PI - Seasonal sculptures have locals hog-wild for…bringin' home the bacon - November 13, 2006
While some swine left the state, others stayed closer to home. A black-and-white pig aptly named "Copper" -- a switch turns on a spinning light on its head -- sits in front of the West Precinct, a gift to the Seattle Police Department from attorney Anne Bremner, a former prosecutor whose clientele includes police officers.
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