Scott Kauffman

Scott Kauffman graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and in the upper 10 percent of his class from the Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, where he was a member of the Environmental Law Review and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Conflict of Laws. Following graduation, Scott tried dozens of criminal cases, first as an assistant state prosecutor and then as an assistant public defender in a rural Ohio community, which provides much of the background for his first novel, In Deepest Consequences.

Scott resides in Newport Beach, California, with his wife, Elizabeth. He maintains an active law practice, which includes the representation of those charged with white-collar crimes. When not working or writing, Scott gardens, reads, listens to baroque music, and torments his wife to distraction.