Patterson, Richard North
PATTERSON, Richard North
PATTERSON, Richard North. American, b. 1947. Genres: Novels. Career: Admitted: Ohio State Bar, 1971, District of Columbia Bar, 1973, Alabama State Bar, 1975, California Bar, 1984; Office of the Attorney General, Columbus, OH, assistant attorney general, 1971-73; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC, trial attorney, 1973-75; Berkowitz, Lefkovits & Patrick (law firm), Birmingham, AL, partner in firm, 1975-78; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, San Francisco, CA, attorney, 1978-; McCotchers, Doyle, Brown & Emersen, partner, 1985-93. Writer. Publications: NOVELS: The Lasko Tangent, 1979; The Outside Man, 1981; Escape the Night, 1983; Private Screening, 1985; Degree of Guilt, 1993; Eyes of a Child, 1995; Final Judgement, 1995; Silent Witness, 1997; No Safe Place, 1998; Dark Lady, 1999; Protect and Defend, 2000; Balance of Power, 2003. Contributor of articles to periodicals. Address: c/o Ballantine Books Publicity, 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, U.S.A.