Attorney Whitson graduated from Boston College Law School in May of 2014. While at BC Law, he served as a Staff Writer and then as Editor-in-Chief of the Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice. He was also an active member of the BC Latin American Law Student Association. During his time at BC Law School he participated in the Innocence Project Clinic and was a summer intern at the Rhode Island Public Defenders office in Providence, RI. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Whitson graduated from Washington State University in 2008 with a degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice, and then worked for over two years at the Northwest Defenders Association as a legal assistant in Seattle, WA.