Press release provided by Traverse City Tourism

TRAVERSE CITY: Dean Strang, best known as Steven Avery’s former trial lawyer, will bring an unfiltered discussion of the American justice system at a community engagement on Friday, November 11 from 6–7:30 p.m. at the State Theatre.

The case of Steven Avery as shown in the true crime documentary Making A Murderer captivated the nation and Dean’s candid analysis and behind-the-scenes insight of the case will be a memorable experience for attendees. Strang will also address the systemic problems in our criminal justice system that lead to other wrongful or unreliable convictions.

General admission tickets are $30 and student tickets (identification needed) are $10. Tickets can be purchased online (click here) or at the State Theatre at 233 E. Front St., Traverse City. VIP tickets with premier seating include a post-reception with Strang at Red Ginger, and a signed copy of Strang’s book Worse Than The Devil: Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice in a Time of Terror. VIP tickets sold only by the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan at

Strang practices in Madison, Wisconsin, as a shareholder in Strang Bradley, LLC. He was Wisconsin’s first Federal Defender and has argued in the United States Supreme Court, five federal circuits and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He is a published author, has been an adjunct professor at both the University of Wisconsin Law School and Marquette University Law School and is a lecturer in legal history for the University of Wisconsin, Division of Continuing Studies.

The event is sponsored by the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization.

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