MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Wisconsin man who has been getting a lot of attention lately has hired a new lawyer.Next Weather: Slightly-Warmer Wednesday, Severe Storms Possible Thursday
Zellner has won exonerations for 16 previous clients, and was named Chicago Lawyer’s “Person of the Year” in 2014.READ MORE: VeeCon To Brings Thousands, Including Some Big Celebs, To Downtown Minneapolis
Avery was wrongfully convicted of rape and spent nearly two decades in prison before being released in 2003.
But four years later, he and his nephew were convicted of killing a photographer in Manitowoc County.MORE NEWS: What Are The Benefits Of Ramp Meters?
Both are serving life sentences.
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