In this candid, documentary-style interview, Epstein Becker Green (EBG) attorney Michael Ferrell shares his experience representing Timothy Kyles, an inmate incarcerated at the Illinois Department of Corrections and the plaintiff in a Section 1983 civil rights case. Mr. Ferrell is pro bono counsel appointed by the court.

Due to the gravity of the allegations in this case, which involve former and current gang members, and the inflexibility of defendants and defense counsel at the Attorney General’s Office to seriously explore settlement, this case went to trial.

This behind-the-scenes interview explores what it was like to prepare for this kind of jury trial and how pro bono efforts can offer an entirely new beginning for those who need it most.

Learn more about EBG’s pro bono and community service efforts.

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