MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Wisconsin man who has been getting a lot of attention lately has hired a new lawyer.

Steven Avery, the focus of the wildly-popular Netflix documentary series “Making A Murderer,” will now be represented by Kathleen T. Zellner and Associates.

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Zellner has won exonerations for 16 previous clients, and was named Chicago Lawyer’s “Person of the Year” in 2014.

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Avery was wrongfully convicted of rape and spent nearly two decades in prison before being released in 2003.

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But four years later, he and his nephew were convicted of killing a photographer in Manitowoc County.

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Both are serving life sentences.

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