Sidney Powell was previously confirmed as one of the lawyers on Donald Trump’s legal team but Trump’s campaign has since announced that she has been taken out from the team. Let’s find more about her, including age and career.

On Saturday, November 14th, Donald Trump announced the legal team that will contest the results of the election, Daily Mail has reported.

One of them was Sidney Powell, however, she is no longer part of the legal team. On November 22nd, the Trump campaign confirmed in a statement that they have cut ties with Sidney.

Who is Sidney Powell?

Sidney Powell on Fox News, YouTube

Who is Sidney Powell?

Sidney Powell is a attorney from Durham, North Carolina.

She graduated from the University of North Carolina where she earned her BA and Juris Doctor degrees.

Sidney served as a federal prosecutor for ten years before she set up her own practice in Dallas, Texas. Sidney was an Assistant United States Attorney between 1978 and 1988 so we can assume that she is in her sixties now.

On her website, Sidney states that she was a lead counsel in more than 500 federal appeals where she acted as Assistant United States Attorney in 350 of them.

After that, she was a Chief of the Appellate Section for the Western and Northern Districts of Texas and has served as General Michael Flynn’s lead attorney since 2019.

Sidney is also an author and featured speaker at events, conferences and universities.

As for her personal life, it’s unknown if Sidney is currently married. She has one son from a previous marriage.

Sidney Powell’s writing career

Sidney’s first book ‘Licensed to Lie’ debuted in May, 2014.

She and Harvey Silverglate, a criminal defense lawyer, worked on the book ‘Conviction Machine’ which was published this year.

Sidney also writes current legal events and government corruption for the New York Observer, the Daily Caller, The Hill and Fox News, her website adds.

Sidney’s articles have been published on a number of news outlets and she makes regular appearances on TV and radio shows.

Sidney Powell: Twitter

The attorney enjoys a solid follower count on Twitter. She has 675k followers at the time of writing.

You can find Sidney under the handle @SidneyPowell1.

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