East Coast Practice

The Exoneration Project is a national project, and we have offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. along with Chicago. These offices handle cases across the East Coast. If you were convicted on the East Coast and are interested in applying for representation, click the button below to access our application:

To apply to the Exoneration Project for representation on the East Coast, follow the instructions on the application above and mail the application to our national headquarters at the address below.

Please make sure to include the second line (“East Intake”) on the envelope:

Exoneration Project
East Intake
311 N. Aberdeen St. Floor 3
Chicago, IL 60607

To learn more about our intake process, visit:

Learn about the Exoneration Project’s most recent exoneration in Pennsylvania, of Mr. CJ Rice, here. Mr. Rice’s case has received national attention since CNN Chief Correspondent Jake Tapper began reporting on the story in fall 2022, culminating in a 2022 piece for The Atlantic: “My Father’s Quest to Free C.J. Rice.” Watch CNN’s reporting upon Mr. Rice’s exoneration on CNN’s The Whole Story with Anderson Cooper here.

Learn about the Exoneration Project’s first exoneration in Pennsylvania, of Mr. Harold Staten, here:

Harold Staten pictured with his son Harold DeBose.
Harold Staten pictured with his attorneys: Exoneration Project Staff Attorney Amelia Maxfield and co-counsel Larry Walker and Matt Glazer of Cozen O’Conor and Nilam Sanghvi and Blanca Castro of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project.