William G. Hyland

William G. Hyland, Jr.

WILLIAM G. HYLAND JR is the author of four non-fiction books, including the award nominated IN DEFENSE OF THOMAS JEFFERSON (St. Martins 2009). His previous screenplay, DEADLINE, placed as a finalist in the STORYBAY competition. His legal publications include Law v. National Security: When Lawyers Make Terrorism Policy, University of Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business (Summer, 2008); Creative Malpractice: The Cinematic Lawyer, University of Texas Review of Entertainment and Sport Law, Vol. 9 (May, 2008); A Civil Action: Hemings v. Jefferson, American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Vol. 31. (December, 2007). He is also a member of Mystery Writers of America and the American Screenwriters Association. With a B.A. from the University of Alabama, Hyland is a noted trial lawyer, law professor and former prosecutor, whose credentials also include a TOP SECRET security clearance from the State Department in Washington.