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Sampling of Book Topics

  • A History of Trials
  • Players in the Courtroom
  • The Courtroom Setting
  • Types of Lawyers
  • Types of Courts
  • Lawyers and Ethics
  • Lawyers and Technology
  • Trial Preparation
  • Jury Experts
  • The Steps of Civil and Criminal Trials
  • Appeals
  • Articles on Crimes, DNA Testing, Personal Injury Cases and More
  • Recommended Legal Films
  • Glossaries of Legal Terms

A Lawyer's Primer for Writers: From Crimes to Courtrooms

A front row seat inside the big top of justice, where a lawyer presents the world of litigation and lawbreakers!

We're happy to announce that A Lawyer's Primer for Writers: From Crimes to Courtrooms, is now available! Great info for writers crafting legal thrillers, fans of legal movies and TV shows, researchers and armchair legal eagles. (Check left side of this page for a sampling of book topics.)

Whether you’re writing fiction, journalism or advertising, there are times when you need to know the in’s and out’s of the legal world. A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers, written by a defense lawyer and a bestselling author, offers clear explanations that lend prose authority and authenticity.
— Suzanne Doyle, President High-Low Communications
A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers is an entertaining, knowledgeable, must-have research tool for writers of all stripes. I know I’ll be referring to it often!”
— Dennis Palumbo, author of the Daniel Rinaldi mystery series
Put together with the user in mind, this intelligently organized handbook for practicing writers will make you sound like a practicing lawyer.
— Warwick Downing, former DA in Colorado and author of The Widow of Dartmoor, a sequel to Hound of the Baskervilles