An attorney in California and former network television personality and legal analyst, Mark Shaw, the author of 20 books and counting, writes about controversial subjects causing readers to stop and think about important issues. His expertise as a trial lawyer and legal analyst led him to write his latest book, The Poison Patriarch: How the Betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy Caused the Assassination of JFK.
Among Mark’s biographies are books about famed attorney Melvin Belli, who defended Jack Ruby, the killer of Lee Harvey Oswald, infamous spy Jonathan Pollard, Catholic monk and spiritual guru Thomas Merton, former boxer Mike Tyson, Hitler Youth leader Ursula Martens and Holocaust survivor Cecilia Rexin.
While practicing law in a variety of arenas, Mark specifically works with authors and aspiring authors regarding legal matters, literary consulting and mentoring, collaborations, and submissions to agents and publishers. Clients are assured that Mark will protect their rights while optimizing opportunities to become an active participant in the entertainment field.
A struggling Chicago Cubs fan as well as an avid reader of anything written by Ernest Hemingway, Mark lives in California with his wife Wen-ying Lu. If you would like to contact Mark, please click here.