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David Herr Elected to Two-Year Term as Co-Chair of Innocence Project of Minnesota

February 1, 2011

Maslon is pleased to announce the recent election of David Herr to a two-year term as Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Innocence Project of Minnesota (IPMN). David will join Dr. Susan J. Roe, Deputy Medical Examiner for Dakota County, in this capacity.

David is a partner in Maslon's Litigation Practice Group and head of its Appellate Practice Group. He is a highly regarded appellate lawyer and complex case litigator. David is past president (2006-2007) of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, past president (2007-2008) of the Academy of Court Appointed Masters and regularly argues cases in the Minnesota appellate courts and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. He annotates the "Federal Judicial Center's Manual for Complex Litigation", published and distributed nationally by Thomson West.

The Innocence Project of Minnesota (IPMN), part of the National Innocence Network, provides investigative and legal assistance to inmates with provable claims that they are actually innocent of the crimes they are imprisoned for. IPMN also works to raise public awareness about the prevalence and causes of wrongful conviction as well as promotes substantive legal reforms to prevent future wrongful convictions. For further details on the Innocence Project of Minnesota go to:


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