About the Author

David Brooks is a graduate of Colgate University and McGeorge School of Law, and has been defending the public since 1986. He has represented thousands of people and has handled all manner of criminal cases including death penalty defense.

Mr. Brooks lives in Northern California with his wife Jean and sons Morgan and Spencer. The family is watched over by giant dogs, a bushel of cats, and a bird who sings Beethoven.

For therapy he aspires to be the world’s oldest living goalkeeper. He enjoys fly fishing, home brew, motorcycles, and old boats. David and Jean both play the cello in a symphony orchestra.