LAWYER X: A True Story

Written by JAKE BANKS

An American Lawyer in Paris Jail…

A bright, young Texas lawyer determined to make it on his own leaves the DA’s Office to pursue a career as a criminal defense attorney. Just months later, he finds himself at the center of an international Ecstasy drug trafficking ring. As a charismatic negotiator, Lawyer X ignores danger and resurrects a deal gone bad. Caught red-handed in Paris, France, he lands in prison indefinitely.

Isolated from his culture and marked as l’Américain, he is focused on staying alive at a time when Anglo – Franco relations are at an all time low. Facing years in French prison and multiple life terms in the United States, Lawyer X must protect his best friend’s innocence and salvage his own dignity. His mentor, a legendary Dallas attorney, fights to keep him from becoming a casualty in the War on Drugs.

A TRUE STORY

Hardcover available in 2016

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