Rattlesnake Lawyer

Rattlesnake Lawyer

by Jonathan Miller


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"Watch for Rattlesnakes" reads the sign at the first rest stop within new Mexico's "Fighting 14th" judicial discrict. Young attorney Dan Shepard has been fired by his mother's prestigious Washington, DC law firm, and now must make his home aming the rattlesnakes. A failed stand-up comic forced into the law to pay the bills, Dan finds nothing amusing about his first case. His client, Jesus Villalobos, faces a murder charge, but nothing is what is seems, and the State is a little too eager to pin the charge on Jesus. Along the way, it is hard to tell who is the lawyer and who is the client. Rattlesnake Lawyer is a darkly comic tale of a young lawyer's coming of age in a small town where everyone knows what's going on––except him.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780967392035
Publisher: Cool Titles
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.62(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Miller is the author of the award-winning Rattlesnake Lawyer books. His last novel, Luna Law, was a co-winner of the 2017 Tony Hillerman award for fiction at the New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards. He is an attorney who has practiced criminal law in New Mexico for over 17 years. He is a graduate of Albuquerque Academy, Cornell University, the University of Colorado Law School, and the American Film Institute. He currently practices criminal defense around New Mexico.

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