Wayne Basford, J.D.

Wayne Basford has been a licensed attorney for 40 years. He represented individuals confined in a state mental institution for more than 10 years, served as a PAIMI Program Attorney for the Florida and Georgia P&As, and was Interim General Counsel for the Florida P&A. For the last 15 years, Basford has been employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as an Investigative Attorney, Resident Agent Supervisor, and as a Complex Investigations Supervisor. He has served as a member of the PAIMI Advisory Council to the Georgia Advocacy Office, Inc., and has helped to develop Public Forums in institutional settings where people are confined and preparing publications for use during Public Forums.