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Richard G. Settgast

Richard Settgast

Director, Legal Analysis and Writing for International Students
Adjunct, Indigent Criminal Justice Practicum

(814) 355-6798

J.D., Penn State Law
B.S., SUNY Binghamton

Professor Richard G. Settgast is an assistant public defender in Centre County, Pennsylvania, where he represents a wide range of clients from the date of initial charge through trial, sentencing, and appeal. Prior to joining the Public Defender's Office, he was a clerk to The Hon. Thomas K. Kistler at the Centre County Court of Common Pleas, where he supervised law school interns who were researching and writing opinions for the court.

He supervises the Indigent Criminal Justice Practicum.