Yvette C. Gray, Esq.
Assistant Federal Defender
Yvette C. Gray is an Assistant Federal Defender in the Fort Myers division of the Federal Defender’s Office, MDFL. Ms. Gray received her bachelor of science in Political Science from Arizona State University in 1988. After graduation she worked for the Honorable United States Senator John McCain, in his Arizona Office. In 1995, Ms. Gray received her J.D. from Arizona State, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. After law school, Ms. Gray remained in Arizona and worked as an Assistant County Public Defender, City Prosecutor, Unauthorized Practice of Law Attorney for the Arizona Bar, and had her own law practice. Ms. Gray has been an Assistant Federal Defender since 2010 and has tried numerous federal cases.
Over the last 26 years of practice, Ms. Gray presented at various seminars relating to criminal defense and the Unauthorized Practice of Law. She was a regular presenter on “Professionalism in the Practice of Law” (mandatory course for all newly admitted Arizona lawyers) and was an active member of the Minority Bar, Black Bar, Women’s Bar Association, and the Sandra Day O’Connor Inn of Court.
Ms. Gray is dedicated to the effective representation of the indigent and promoting minority students to enter the practice of law.