Pete and LesLee Smith Receive “Justice for the Innocent Award” from The Midwest Innocence Project
Congratulations to Pete and LesLee Smith on receiving the “Justice for the Innocent Award” at the 2016 Faces of Innocence fundraiser gala benefiting The Midwest Innocence Project (MIP). Mr. Smith served on MIP’s Board of Directors for years and became President of the Board in 2013, and is currently the 2016 Advisory Board President.
Mr. Smith was instrumental in developing MIP as a law firm, one directly handling and/or supervising the legal work involved in obtaining exonerations. As a major contributor and top fundraiser, Mr. Smith plans to continue supporting MIP and its board in an advisory and fundraising role.
The Midwest Innocence Project is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the investigation, litigation and exoneration of wrongfully convicted men and women in Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa and Nebraska.