Lisa Scottoline Writes legal thrillers that draw on her experience as a trial lawyer at a prestigious Philadelphia law firm and also her clerkships in the state and federal systems of justice. She is an honours graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and its law school, where she was associate editor of the Law Review. Scottoline won the premier award in suspense fiction, the Edgar Award, for her second legal thriller, Final Appeal. Her books are used by bar associations for the issues of legal ethics they present and she has lectured on the subject at law schools around the country. Lisa has over 25 million copies of her books in print and is published in over 32 countries.. A native Philadelphian, she lives with her family in the Philadelphia area.