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Frances Walters


Frances Walters has been counsel at the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project (MIC) since 2013 and is currently an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School. Her work in innocence cases began when she was a member of the inaugural class of the Michigan Innocence Clinic; she graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the University of Michigan Law School. After joining Williams & Connolly, Frances maintained a strong pro bono practice, including seeing one of her MIC cases through to exoneration and representing a co-defendant of a MAIP client on another innocence case. Prior to her legal career, Frances earned a B.S. in engineering from Princeton University and taught in Cape Town, South Africa, Boston and San Diego.