Esther Brilliant


1st Session

Residence: Tucson, Arizona, USA

Languages: English mother tongue, Hebrew, not great

Education: JD, University of Arizona

Esther is an attorney at the Pima County Public Defender’s Office in Tucson, Arizona.  She has been practicing indigent defense since 2012.  After participating in the first IGF session, she attended law school at the University of Arizona and spent a semester studying international law at Leiden University in the Netherlands.  After she graduated from law school, she clerked for a judge on the criminal bench in Pima County.  In her spare time (which is not much), she performs, coaches, and teaches improv comedy.  She enjoys yoga, traveling, reading, and telling everyone how cute her dog is.