Netflix’s lovable lawyer

By Lara Bullock|10 January 2016
Dean Strang

Everybody’s talking about Netflix’s latest documentary sensation Making a Murderer – and one of the featured lawyers has captured the hearts of many.

The 10-part series follows the life of Steven Avery from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, who was wrongfully imprisoned for rape in 1985.

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He was released after 18 years behind bars, only to be arrested shortly thereafter on suspicion of murder.

The show itself is a huge hit with people the world over, and the internet appears to have fallen in love with Mr Avery’s defence attorney, Dean Strang (pictured).

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Folklaw is yet to complete the series so won’t disclose any spoilers – however, we can definitely agree Mr Strang is a bit of a catch (at least back in the early 2000s).

Notably, people are falling head over heels for Mr Strang’s wonderfully ordinary fashion sense, with a Tumblr blog dedicated to his ‘dad jeans’ and ‘button-up polos’.

Beyond his adorable fashion sense, it seems Mr Strang’s empathy and determination to fight for Mr Avery has viewers taking to Twitter with the hashtag #strangcrush.

Mr Avery’s other defence lawyer, Jerry Buting, is getting his fair share of attention also, but it seems Mr Strang is the apple of everyone’s eye.

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