Paul Levine is a former trial and appellate attorney and the award-winning author of numerous legal thrillers. He has received the John D. MacDonald Award for Excellence in Florida Fiction and the Inkwell Award presented by the South Florida Writers Association. Solomon vs. Lord was nominated for the Macavity Award and the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The Deep Blue Alibi was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award. Kill All the Lawyers was a finalist for the International Thriller Writers Award. He also has written for ABC television, Stephen J. Cannell Studios, and the CBS television program JAG. He lives in Los Angeles.