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Brian W. Stolarz is a criminal defense attorney. He’s received several awards for his dedication to pro bono service, including the Pro Bono Legal Service Award from the John Carroll Society and the 2014 Caritas Award, in recognition of work for the indigent and oppressed. Stolarz is a member of the Criminal Justice Act Felony Panel in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the District of Maryland. Currently a partner with LeClair Ryan in Alexandria, Virginia, Stolarz is the head of the Compliance, Investigations, and White Collar Practice Team. Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man (Skyhorse Publishing) tells the story of Alfred Dewayne Brown, a man who spent over twelve years in prison (ten of them on Texas’ infamous Death Row) for a high-profile crime he did not commit, and his lawyer, Brian Stolarz, who dedicated his career and life to secure his freedom. The book chronicles Brown’s journey to freedom against very long odds. This look into what it took to save one man’s life will leave you questioning the American criminal justice system.