Pervis Payne, a Black man with intellectual disability, is scheduled for execution on December 3, 2020.
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McKeen & Associates attorneys were recently named as Leading Lawyers for 2020 and Best Lawyers for 2021. A Leading Lawyers distinction comes from peer recommendations and Leading Lawyers Advisory Board approval. A Best Lawyers recognition is based on peer review. This is the seventh year in a row that Brian McKeen, managing partner of McKeen
Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., is pleased to announce that shareholder Michelle C. Harrell has been recognized among Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” for 2020. This awards program honors women lawyers in Michigan who have made outstanding contributions to the practice of law and set an example for other lawyers. The honorees
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Family Law Section of The Florida Bar Announces New Leadership at Annual Membership Awards and Installation PresentationJuly 29, 2020
Executive Committee officers and Executive Council members were unanimously approved and sworn in by members of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar at its annual Membership Awards and Installation Presentation held virtually on Wednesday, June 17. Joining the Executive Committee are Douglas A. Greenbaum (Chair), Heather L. Apicella (Chair-Elect), Philip S. Wartenberg (Treasurer),
“Racism, hidden evidence, and intellectual disability were a recipe for wrongful conviction for Pervis Payne,” said Vanessa Potkin, Innocence Project Post-conviction Litigation Director.
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