Celeste Bacchi is a practicing attorney and legal writer, specializing in capital defense, criminal appellate and habeas litigation, and civil rights cases. She has worked for more than 11 years as a post-conviction attorney for death-sentenced inmates in Florida and California. Prior to becoming an attorney, she worked in the nonprofit sector as an education reform and literacy advocate. Celeste is an avid world traveler and volunteer, and is the cofounder of a nonprofit focused on improving access to justice for underserved immigrant and indigenous communities. Celeste is a 2002 graduate of U.C. Hastings Law School.