Katia Méhu is an attorney in private practice since 2013. Méhu has practiced criminal appellate law for more than 20 years as both an appellate prosecutor and appellate defense counsel. She has litigated every stage of criminal proceedings in direct appeals, collateral/post-conviction relief proceedings, federal habeas corpus, and oral argument in state and federal courts. Méhu is licensed to practice law in Arizona, Florida, New York, the United States District Courts for the districts of Arizona and New York as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. She holds an advanced law degree from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom as a Gates Cambridge Scholar and her scholarship interests are rooted in the thematic areas of rule of law and public international law. In addition to her appellate practice, Méhu serves as continuing legal education faculty on matters related to appellate criminal defense and consults on same.