Steve Avery, the subject of Netflix’s popular documentary, Making a Murderer, is getting a new legal team. The New York Daily News reports that Kathleen Zellner, a Chicago lawyer, and Tricia Bushnell, the legal director for the Midwest Innocence Project, will now represent Avery.

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“The Zellner Law Firm is looking forward to adding Mr. Avery to its long list of wrongful conviction exonerations,” the firm said in a statement on Friday. Zellner previously represented Ryan Ferguson, a Missouri personal trainer who spent ten years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of a 2001 murder. Ferguson was released from prison in 2013.

In 2007, Avery was given a life sentence for the murder of 25-year-old Teresa Halbach. Netflix’s documentary has cast doubts on the conviction and fans of the series circulated an online petition asking the Obama Administration to grant a pardon to Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, who was also convicted of the murder. The President doesn’t have the power to pardon Avery and Dassey, so a series of appeals is Avery’s best hope for release.

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The case’s prosecutor, Ken Kratz, has insisted that Making a Murderer doesn’t present the Avery case accurately, calling the documentary a “defense-generated advocacy piece.”

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