Steven Van Dyke has worked for over fifteen years as a public defender with the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS). Throughout that time, he has represented indigent clients accused of crimes in Suffolk, Essex and Middlesex counties. He has also served in the CPCS training unit. He is a graduate of Boston College Law School (’08) and Cornell University (’05). While at BC Law, he took part in the BC Defenders program and received the Susan Grant award for public service achievement and leadership. A fellow student in the clinic was so impressed that she agreed to marry him. He was also a member of the BC Law Mock Trial team. He is one of the 2023 recipients of CPCS’ Willie J. Davis and Edward J. Duggan award for outstanding criminal defense advocacy.