Professorial Lecturer in Law
Frances Walters is Counsel at the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, where she investigates and litigates DNA and non-DNA cases. Ms. Walters is in her tenth year of litigating innocence cases, having started as a member of the inaugural class of the Michigan Innocence Clinic (MIC) at the University of Michigan Law School where she graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. She continued her work on innocence cases after joining the law firm of Williams & Connolly, successfully seeing her first MIC case through to exoneration. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Walters earned a BS in Engineering from Princeton University and was a lecturer at the University of Cape Town. Ms. Walters is a member of the Michigan, D.C., and Maryland bars.