About

Sentencing Resource Counsel (SRC) is a project of the Federal Public and Community Defenders. We assist Federal Public Defenders in fulfilling their statutory mandate to communicate with the United States Sentencing Commission and to comment on the work of the Commission; support the work of the Federal Public and Community Defenders' Legislative Committee and respond to congressional requests for assistance on criminal law matters; and provide noncapital sentencing-related training, advice, and support to Federal Public and Community Defender attorneys and staff and Criminal Justice Act (CJA) attorneys nationwide.

The SRC Team

SHELLEY FITE, National Sentencing Resource Counsel.
Shelley is based in Madison, Wisconsin and joined SRC in 2021. Before that she spent roughly seven years as an appellate attorney with the Wisconsin State Public Defender and six years as an Associate Federal Defender with Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin, Inc.

LESLIE E. SCOTT, National Sentencing Resource Counsel.
Leslie is based in Detroit, Michigan. She joined SRC in 2022 following three years in academia, where her scholarship focused on federal sentencing policy and reform. Leslie also served as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Western District of New York from 2012-2019.

TINA M. WOEHR, National Sentencing Resource Counsel.
Tina is based in Tucson, Arizona and has been with the Federal Defender program since 2014. Before joining Sentencing Resource Counsel in 2021, Tina was an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the District of Arizona and the Southern District of Texas. Prior to that, she was an associate in the New York office of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

ALLISON BRUNING, Sentencing Data Analyst.
Allison is based in Austin, Texas and joined SRC in 2022. She brings technical and research skills to the SRC: After completing her Master's Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, Allison spent a year as a lecturer at Texas State University, teaching experimental and research methods.