Donald Caster

Donald R Caster

Assistant Professor of Clinical Law, Ohio Innocence Project

College of Law Building


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Professional Summary

Donald graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he was a member of Moot Court and Law Review and a fellow at the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights. Following a clerkship with a federal district court judge, Donald joined Gerhardstein, Branch & Laufman, a boutique civil rights firm, as an associate.
Donald subsequently opened his own practice, focusing on criminal defense and appellate litigation. He later served in the appellate division of the Butler County Prosecutor's Office before joining the Ohio Innocence Project as an attorney.


BA, Youngstown State University

JD, University of Cincinnati

Research Support

Grant: #2017-FA-BX-0003 Investigators:Caster, Donald; Godsey, Mark 10-01-2017 -09-30-2019 Bureau of Justice Assistance Ohio Innocence Project: Forensic Review Project Role:Collaborator $205,051.00 Active Level:Federal