Ms. Halim joined our office as an Assistant Federal Defender in the Trial Unit in December 2018. Prior to joining the office, she was in private practice representing clients in a wide variety of federal criminal defense matters. She was a Criminal Justice Act panel member from 2010 to 2018 in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, representing indigent defendants at all stages of federal proceedings. Ms. Halim obtained her B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2001 and her J.D. from Temple University, Beasley School of Law in 2004. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.