Robert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed and New York Times Best Selling Author of the David Sloane series, The Jury Master, Wrongful Death, Bodily Harm, Murder One and The Conviction. He is also the author of the best-selling stand alone novel Damage Control and the nonfiction expose, The Cyanide Canary. Dugoni’s books have been likened to Scott Turow and Nelson DeMille, and he has been hailed as “the undisputed king of the legal thriller” and the “heir to Grisham’s literary throne.” Bodily Harm and Murder One were top five thrillers picks of Library Journal for 2010 and 2011 and Murder One is a finalist for the Harper Lee Award for excellence in legal novel writing.Dugoni’s writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Writer Magazine, Suspense Magazine and several anthologies. He is a member of the International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America and a board member of Sisters in Crime.
A two-time winner of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Award for fiction, Dugoni graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University with a degree in journalism and clerked as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times before obtaining his doctorate of jurisprudence from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. He has practiced as a civil litigator in San Francisco and Seattle for twenty-five years. He has spoken and taught the craft of writing novels across the United States, Canada and Mexico at numerous conferences including Bouchercon, the International Thriller Writer’s, the Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association, The Surrey Writers Conference and the South Carolina Writer’s Conferences. He has also been a keynote speaker and guest speaker for numerous organizations including Boise's Literacy Lab, The American College of Trial Lawyers, the Arizona, California, and Washington Bar Associations, and the Werlin Literacy Campaign in Tacoma.
His two-day writing seminar for SEAK is generally considered one of the best on the craft of writing novels. For additional information please visit. www.robertdugoni.com or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org