A former Texas prison inmate has filed a legal malpractice case against his former criminal defense attorneys, claiming he spent nearly two years in a penitentiary because of the bad legal advice.

Plaintiff Colton Lester recently filed a lawsuit in an East Texas district court seeking more than $1 million in damages against Nacogdoches attorney Seth Johnson and Onalaska attorney Cecil Berg, alleging he was wrongfully imprisoned because of their gross negligence.

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