Lauren Myerscough-Mueller is a staff attorney with the Illinois Innocence Project. She represents wrongly convicted clients throughout Illinois. Lauren is also dedicated to educating future lawyers on wrongful convictions, teaching classes at both the University of Illinois Springfield and the Southern Illinois University School of Law. Lauren joined the IIP with experience as a criminal defense attorney in the Chicago area, both as a private attorney and a public defender. She attended the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law where she participated in several clinics and interned for the Cook County Public Defender Homicide Task Force for two years.