Q+A: Innocence Project’s First Staff Attorney Vanessa Potkin on Facebook Live
05.03.17 By Innocence Staff
You heard from Innocence Project Co-Founder and Co-Director Barry Scheck last week. Now it’s your chance to chat with Innocence Project Director of Post-Conviction Litigation Vanessa Potkin. Since becoming the organization’s first staff attorney in 2000, Vanessa has helped pioneer the model of post- conviction DNA litigation and has represented and exonerated more than 30 innocent individuals, from Louisiana to Montana.
She’ll be taking your questions this Thursday on Facebook Live at 3 p.m. E.T.
Get started by asking her a question in the comments section below about her experience representing the wrongly convicted for over two decades.
Next Wednesday, May 10: Innocence Project Staff Attorney Karen Thompson will be taking your questions.
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June 6, 2020 at 1:02 am
wow you are straight from heavens throne Ma’am, i seen on steve harvey how you worked 20 years on freeing a Innocent man He is no relation to me whatsoever but I just want to say thank you for being who you are, You have no idea how special you are and what a loving person you are, The things that you do are directly from God and it is a wonderful gift that you have to care and love for other people and believe in them I pray God’s blessings and protection on you and your family yoy areTruly a real Hero and deserve every great thing that is Instore for you that is Good. God-bless you ma’am.
Vitaliy Musiyenko November 18, 2020 at 3:39 pm
Dear Mrs. Potkin,
I just forwarded e-mail from Andriy Didenko, Program Coordinator of Kharkiv Human Rights Group, Ukraine who needs your attention. Please read letter and respond to Andriy please.
thank you very much in advance.