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Development of character, plot and style will make better lawyers, says author

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 11:47 AM | By Terry Davidson

Lawyer like a thriller writer.

There are lots of authors within that genre of popular fiction from whom to learn and take cues: Robert Crais, Stephen Hunter, Michael Connelly, Lee Child and Canada’s own Linwood Barclay, for example.

And William Bernhardt.

William Bernhardt, U.S.-based lawyer turned authorBernhardt, the U.S.-based lawyer turned New York Times bestselling author, has long formed common threads between the fact-driven, buttoned-down practice of law and the freewheeling fancy of fiction writing.

Based in Oklahoma, Bernhardt has just finished penning his 19th courtroom...