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Robert McGlasson

Michael Kennedy McIntyre & Associates
965 Virginia Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30306-3615
(404) 879-0005

Mr. McGlasson received his Juris Doctor from the Yale School of Law in 1981. He became a law clerk to the Honorable Elbert P. Tuttle, Circuit Judge of the United States Court Of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. McGlasson worked as a staff attorney at the South Prisoners’ Defense Committee and later founded the Texas Resource Center in Austin, which was the first and only death penalty appeals litigation office in Texas. Mr. McGlasson has served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Texas Law School and as a staff attorney with the Federal Defender Program, Inc. Mr. McGlasson is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. He practices exclusively in the field of postconviction representation. Mr. McGlasson has been working with the firm since 2006.

 

 

BRIAN NICHOLS LIFE SPARED!!! 

Our Congratulations to GRACE Board member Robert McGlasson and the entire Nichols team!!!!

Posted December 12, 2008

After the four days of deliberations, the judge in Brian Nichols case declared the jury hung.  GRACE board member, Robert McGlasson, served as second chair attorney along with first chair Henderson Hill.   

At 5pm on November 12th, over the objections of the defense, the judge sent the jury back for two more hours of deliberation when the foreman explained that they had not reached a unanimous verdict, required for the death penalty in Georgia.  They returned at 7:00 pm, divided 9 - 3, and the judge declared the jury deadlocked.  The judge will impose a sentence on Saturday. 

Brian Nichols was convicted of murdering four people in a courthouse shooting in 2005.  Mr. Nichols life was saved by the hard work, compassion, brilliance of his attorneys.  

Read the an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution here.

 

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