ABA Death Penalty Representation Project 2013 Volunteer Recognition & Awards Event

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The ABA Death Penalty Representation Project will hold its 2013 Volunteer Recognition and Awards Event at 6:00 p.m. on September 26, 2013, at the Decatur House in Washington, D.C. Please plan to join us for an evening celebrating the work of all our volunteer law firms and attorneys and recognizing the outstanding contributions of this year's awardees!

2013 Exceptional Service Award

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Rothgerber, Johnson & Lyons LLP and Carrington, Coleman, Sloman &
  • Blumenthal LLP (joint award)

2013 John Paul Stevens Guiding Hand of Counsel Award

  • Denise (Denny) LeBoeuf

Our featured speakers will be volunteer attorney Steven Kaplan of Fredrikson & Byron, recipient of the 2011 Exceptional Service Award, and his former client, Damon Thibodeaux, who recently became the 300th person to be exonerated based on DNA evidence after spending 15 years on death row in Louisiana.

More details about the event will be available soon on our website at http://www.ambar.org/2013awards. We look forward to seeing you in September!