State Awards McKinney $1 Million for Wrongful Imprisonment

Lawrence McKinney has traveled a road that took him from more than 30 years in prison for crimes he didn’t commit to release, his record cleared and a governor’s exoneration. The Tennessee Board of Claims awarded McKinney the full amount of wrongful-imprisonment compensation allowed by state law following a hearing Wednesday morning. The board also…

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Lawrence McKinney Exonerated by the Governor

After 31 years in prison, Lawrence McKinney was released in 2009, after DNA evidence proved he was not guilty of the rape and burglary offenses for which he was wrongfully convicted. Mr. McKinney came to B.F. “Jack” Lowery after his release in 2009 and told his story. Mr. Lowery determined to help Mr. McKinney in…

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We often have the privilege of helping people through the most challenging times of their lives. These are the times when our clients are judged by those that have never met them and have no idea who they really are or what really happened. We strive to counsel and guide them and to protect their…

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