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At “Souls to the Polls” event, Mark Ober meets up with a man he once defended on murder charges

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Before he was elected Hillsborough County State Attorney in 2000, Mark Ober spent the previous thirteen years working as a criminal defense attorney, in which he represented all types of the citizenry. One of them happened to be Gerald Walden, who was charged with murder in the early 1990’s. Walden was found guilty, and spent the past two decades plus in a variety of correctional facilities before being released last month from Polk Correctional on controlled release. As Ober was making a campaign stop in…

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