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Lawyer , writer

William Mark Lashner is an American novelist who formerly worked as a trial lawyer.

Background

Lashner, William Mark was born on July 16, 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Melvin and Marilyn (Auerbach) Lashner.

Education

William Lashner graduated from Swarthmore College with Bachelor degree in 1979. In 1983 he obtained his Juris Doctor from New York University. He also finished University Iowa, earning Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in 1991.

Career

Mr. Lashner served as a clerk in Chicago from 1983 to 1985. Between 1985 and 1986 he was a trial attorney at the Unites States department Justice, Criminal Division, Washington. Then Mr. Lashner worked as a partner for Lashner & Lashner, Philadelphia, during 1987-1995. Since 1995 he became a writer for Harper, Collins, New York City, later he joined board of directors of B.F. Healthcare, Philadelphia.

Achievements

  • William Lashner is the New York Times Bestselling creator of Victor Carl, who has been called by Booklist one of the mystery novel’s "most compelling, most morally ambiguous characters." The Victor Carl novels, which have been translated into more than a dozen foreign languages and have been sold all across the globe

Works

Membership

Member Authors Guild.

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Connections

Married Pam Ellen Stern, June 11, 1989. Children: Nora, Jack, Michael.

father:
Melvin Lashner

mother:
Marilyn (Auerbach) Lashner

spouse:
Pam Ellen Stern

child:
Nora Lashner

child:
Jack Lashner

child:
Michael Lashner