Steven Avery’s New Lawyer Has A Lot To Say

Kathleen Zellner took to Twitter to take down a number of the prosecutions theories.

Steven Avery's New Lawyer Has A Lot To Say

by Chemmie Squier |
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Steven Avery has got a new defense team. Sadly this means that everyone’s favorite defense lawyers, Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, are no longer on the case but at least we have the memes to keep us company.

As of January 8th, Kathleen Zellner began representing Avery with assistance from Tricia Bushnell of the Midwest Innocence Project. She announced the news on her website, saying that ‘The Zellner Law Firm is looking forward to adding Mr. Avery to its long list of wrongful conviction exoneration.’ Very confident, fair play.

The focus of Netflix documentary, Making A Murderer, Steven Avery is currently serving life in prison for the murder of Teresa Halbach, but he maintains his innocence and believes he was framed.

Zellner has a lot of experience working with, in her words, ‘people whose civil rights have been violated and justice for victims of professional negligence’, which she obviously believes Avery fits in to, and has a very high success rate.

One of her cases was that of Ryan W. Ferguson who was convicted of murder in 2001 and served 10 years before being exonerated. A film, dream/killer, about Ferguson's case was premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in December.

Since taking on the case, Zellner began voicing her strong opinions on Avery's innocence by tweeting to her 65,000 followers and poking holes in the prosecutions case.

She exposed a letter that state prosecutor, Ken Kratz, sent to Avery recently:

Spoke about the bullet found in Avery’s garage:

Discussed Teresa's car key being found in Avery's trailer:

And spoke about the burn pit:

She's clearly only just getting started so we're pretty damn interested to see how the case progresses from here on in.

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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