Jerry Zaslow is an attorney in four states, being Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Florida. He has practiced law since age twenty three.
It has always been his desire to be a writer of novels based on his experiences with hundreds of clients and their stories that he has heard as a lawyer from people in trouble or in need of transactional work.
The work of a lawyer is often strenuous, as his or her clients have expectations that cannot always be fulfilled. When a lawyer becomes a client, he or she must also listen to their attorney’s advice, as the old expression goes, “He who has himself as a lawyer is represented by a fool.” Thus, Michael Marston, a lawyer and the protagonist in this book, has emerged from the author's imagination and finds himself in the position of a client.