Patrice Spinosi was a lawyer at the Paris Bar from 1996 to 2000. Since 2000, he has been an Avocat aux Conseils before the Council of State and the Court of Cassation. He was first Secretary of the Conférence du Stage des Avocats aux Conseils, a title discerned to distinguish a young lawyer’s eloquence and oral rhetoric, in 1995. He then founded the Lysas Conference. He has taught at the Sciences Po Law School, is Honorary Chairman of the International Prisons Observatory and expert at the Club des Juristes.