Monique Branscomb Wilhite
Director, Homeowner Advocacy Unit, Civil Justice Clinic


Before her appointment as Director of the Homeowner Advocacy Unit of the Civil Justice Clinic, Professor Branscomb Wilhite served as a criminal defense attorney, handling major felony cases in state and federal court. At the same time, she taught Trial Practice as an Adjunct Professor at Phoenix School of Law, and assisted victims of wrongful foreclosure and mortgage fraud.

Prior to that, she served as a Deputy County Attorney and later worked in private practice where she represented clients in the areas of criminal defense, personal injury, medical malpractice defense, small business representation, and employment discrimination.

She has tried well over 100 cases in city, state and federal court and has argued, on several occasions, before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.


Assistant: Karen Barnett

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., Arizona State University, 1988

J.D., Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, 1991