Brian Kammer, a West Virginia native, is the Director of the Habeas Project at the Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia. From 2009-2018, Brian was the Executive Director of the Georgia Appellate Practice & Educational Resource Center (a.k.a. the Georgia Resource Center), a non-profit law office providing representation to indigent, death-sentenced Georgia prisoners in state and federal post-conviction (habeas corpus) proceedings. From 1996-2009, Brian was a staff attorney at the Center. During his tenure as Director, the Center's work was recognized with the 2012 Indigent Defense Award from the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; the 2013 Legal Legends Award from the Georgia Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society; and the 2013 Deirdre O’Brien Advocacy Award from The Arc of Georgia for the Center's work representing clients with intellectual disabilities. Brian graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in June 1996.