Frank R. Southers, retired lawyer and fiction writer to speak in Carmel Valley

Frank R. Southers, Retired Lawyer, Professor of Law, and Author, is featured speaker at Carmel Valley’s upcoming 1st Saturday Program on November 3 at 10:15 am.

Friends of the Carmel Valley Library are pleased to host Frank R. Southers, retired trial lawyer and writer of fiction, as special guest speaker on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 10:15 am.

Frank R. Southers is well qualified to write about lawyers and the Texas Lawyer Disciplinary System because he served in San Antonio, Texas on the Grievance Committee for 10 years, the last 6 as Chairperson.  Thereafter, Mr. Southers represented complainants, accused lawyers, and witnesses, in Lawyer Disciplinary System cases until he retired.  As an Adjunct Professor of Law at St. Mary’s University School of Law, Mr. Southers taught Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Practice, and Legal Malpractice for 20 years.

Frank R. Southers is a graduate of St. Mary’s University with a BA in English and a graduate magnum cum laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law, both at the age of 22. He’s been named a “Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly Magazine.

Mr. Southers turned his pen to writing fiction, with insight into crime and the law. His published books are: The Grievance Committee, A Serious Mistake, To Get Even, Lawyer Magic, and Senator White. His most recent work is a historical novel: Escape From Apartheid. Mr. Southers relocated to Carmel-by-the-Sea where he resides with his wife, Dr. Linda R. Southers, PhD, and their two dogs.

This free program at the Carmel Valley Branch is hosted by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library as part of the long-standing and popular 1st Saturday Series. Event begins at 10:15am on November 3, 2018.  Seating is limited and refreshments are offered.  For further information, please call the library at 659-2377.

Julie Reynolds Martínez

About Julie Reynolds Martínez

Julie Reynolds Martínez is a freelance journalist who has reported for the Center for Investigative Reporting, The Nation, NPR, PBS, the NewsGuild and other outlets. She is a co-founder of Voices of Monterey Bay.