Ex-Convict or Ex-Felon? 19/6/17 Ex-Convict or Ex-Felon? A person released from prison is an ex-convict or, informally, an ex-con. But someone convicted of a felony remains a felon for life (or at least until pardoned), so *ex-felon is incorrect. By Manuel Rubina|June 19, 2017|Categories: E-LEGAL LESSONS, For Lawyers, For translators| About the Author: Manuel Rubina Marketing & Communication | The TR Company S.A. Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.